Definitions for "Job shadowing"
A program that takes students into the workplace to learn about careers through one-day orientations or more extensive internships to see how the skills learned in school relate to the workplace.
A student follows an employee at a company location to learn about a particular occupation within an industry. Varies from 1 day to several visits over the courses of a semester. Effective employee / student ratio 1:1-4.
A program in which students observe or "shadow" someone in a work situation as part of their career exploration. It is most commonly used when students do no have the skills or maturity required for hands-on experience.