U of A Job Shadow Week

Students, postdoctoral fellows and alumni (applicants) are matched with a community-based professional (host) for a workplace visit that ranges from one to four days during Reading Week:

Tuesday, February 21 to Friday, February 24, 2017


  • Develop your personal leadership skills
  • Gain supervisory experience, and self-confidence
  • Provide new professionals with the support you had (or wish you had) when you first started working

Register to be a host for February's U of A Job Shadow Week by Friday, January 6, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.:


  • Learn about the day-to-day realities of a field
  • Gain valuable advice and insight
  • Make connections to develop your professional network

How to apply:

  • Applications for February’s U of A Job Shadow Week open on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 and close on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Register your e-mail address here to receive a notification when applications open.
  • Review the list of available hosts when registration opens. There are a limited number of hosts and not all applicants will be matched.
  • There is no application fee. There is, however, a $25 fee for applicants who are successfully matched to a host.

Questions? Refer to our Frequently Asked Questions.

Want more information? Contact careereducation@ualberta.ca or call 780-492-4291