Information for Employers
Undergraduate Job Shadow Program

Promote your company by participating in the Fisher Undergraduate Job Shadow Program! This opportunity allows undergraduate business students to preview your company and explore career paths. This program takes place at various company locations throughout Ohio during The Ohio State University breaks. Contact Katie Passen at with questions.


  • Process
    1. Register as an employer through Handshake, if you have not done so already
    2. Complete the 2019-2020 Fisher Undergraduate Job Shadow Program Employer Registration by the registration dates listed in the “Dates” tab
    3. The Office of Career Management will post the information you have provided as a “job” on Handshake for which students will apply by submitting their resumes
    4. When the application window closes, the Office of Career Management will work with you to make selections on which students will attend your shadow opportunity/opportunities
    5. The Office of Career Management will contact both the selected student(s) and not selected students to inform them of the decision
    6. Provide the selected student(s) with any additional details regarding the job shadow visit


  • Dates

    Fall Break

    Thursday, October 10, 2019 and Friday, October 11, 2019 | SUBMIT REGISTRATION BY FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2019

    Veterans Day

    Monday, November 11, 2019 | SUBMIT REGISTRATION BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

    Winter Break

    Friday, December 13, 2019, Monday, December 16, 2019 – Wednesday, December 18, 2019, Thursday, January 2, 2020, and Friday, January 3, 2020 | SUBMIT REGISTRATION BY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019

    Spring Break

    Monday, March 9, 2020 – Friday, March 13, 2020 | SUBMIT REGISTRATION BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020

  • Employer Participation Requirements
    • Must be registered as an employer through Handshake
    • Must be available to host at least one Fisher undergraduate student during one day of the determined shadow visit
  • Employers Choose
    • Preferred day to host
    • Timing and Agenda for the day
    • Number of students to host
    • Majors preferred
  • Office of Career Management's Role
    • Provide support to employers when creating shadow agenda
    • Manage registration process for employers and students
    • Post shadow opportunities on Handshake for students to register
    • Market opportunities to students
    • Work with employers to select students
    • Notify students of selection decision
  • Program Benefits
    • Provide exposure to students about company culture, values, and mission
    • Promote career and internship opportunities
    • Identify early talent for possible career and internship opportunities
    • Obtain useful feedback from participating students on their interests and careers that may be useful to company recruiting team