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Job Shadow Sites

Please select three job shadow sites from the list below that you would want to visit for your job shadow day over winter break. You will be matched with ONE of your three choices.

Indiana

Mt. Vernon

AstraZeneca - We would provide a site tour for the individual. Tour would include formulation, packing, warehouse, Quality Control and supply chain.

Kentucky

Bowling Green

Bowling Green Fire Department- Student will arrive at 0800 and be given a tour of the fire station and apparatus. Students will be able to view how various pieces of equipment are operated. Students may participate in approved training exercises such as climbing a ladder, deploying and flowing a fire hose, and other training. Students will ride with crews while responding to emergencies and observe at approved emergency scenes.

CED-Bowling Green

Health Business Navigators - Depending on the day, possibly attend a staff meeting; observe client meetings on GoToMeeting, proposal being prepared, analysis of a physician practice rates with payers such as Anthem, Aetna, UHC, etc., credentialing staff managing the credentials of healthcare providers who wish to participate with health plans, etc.

Inked Brands - We could provide job-shadowing opportunities for graphic design, photography/videography, marketing, public relations, journalism, accounting, human resources, merchandising, and general business. The number of students is capped at 3, but we'd be willing to welcome over that number. If we are limited to 3, we'd prefer them to be focused in photography, graphic design, or marketing.

LORD Corporation - Students can job shadow various employees through a good part of the day to get a feel what a particular job is like. We have having the following number of students in each category: (1) accounting, (1) HR, (3) Engineering, (2) Operations and (1)Safety.

Pan-Oston - A Company tour with an overview of all of our departments; engineering, account management, manufacturing, financial accounting, service, HR, Marketing, etc. Shadowing me during checking on social media and email marketing dashboard analysis, approving time cards, updating sales goals, and other marketing functions.

Social Security Administration - Provide overview of working at SSA. Job shadow employees that work in different positions Mock interview Various quick to learn projects.

UK Cooperative Extension Service- Warren County - This student will be shadowing a 4-H Agent. The work entails working with youth from 5-18 years old. Each day is different. Some days are spend in the school doing school enrichment programming, other days include planning for programs or after school programming. If a student is interested in Cooperative Extension-- educating youth in a non-profit sector, this might be a good fit for them.
Warren County Extension Service - 4-H Youth Development is part of Kentucky Cooperative Extension. Extension’s mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of Kentucky citizens through non-formal education for the entire family. Extension agents and volunteers take the results of university research and explain it in such a way that different age groups can learn and apply the information to their own lives. Kentucky 4-H believes in providing positive youth development experiences that all youth to experience belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity. 4-H is a youth organization committed to building outstanding leaders with marketable skills to succeed in today’s global society. 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults. The four H's represent the idea of Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. On the shadowing date, the students will help with some type of school enrichment program and 4-H club meetings.

 

Warren County Head Start through Community Action of Southern Kentucky- The student will have the opportunity to do three things. First, they will shadow myself where they will learn the ways of running a successful preschool program. This includes licensing regulations, building codes, Head Start specific policies and procedures, etc. Secondly, they will be able to shadow the supporting staff that handle case management with the families. The supporting staff are more closely involved with the families they serve and are there to support whatever needs they may have. Lastly, they will have the opportunity to observe one of our classrooms and be able to talk with the teacher if they so choose. The teacher can give them insight into running a classroom, behavior management, curriculum use, etc.

Glasgow

Span Tech LLC - Shadow with the Design Engineering Department observing the use of Span Tech Proprietary Software - Estimator, Navigator, Torque Master, and Solid Works 3D Solid Modeling to prepare Design Approval Documents for our customers. Observe the manufacturing and assembly operations of the Material Handling Systems that are currently in operation. Observe our Training Room that displays the typical conveyor systems that are designed on a daily basis.

Lexington

Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness Road Council - A student would have the opportunity to work with myself or another coworker depending on the nonprofit experience they desire. My job varies from day to day, so I could work with a student on how to schedule and attend relational meetings with elementary and middle school administrators, register volunteers, or create programs for girls.

Louisville

Deckel & Moneypenny Exhibits - Tour of the ​facility, roundtables with design and account coordination team

Kentucky Venues- In January we will be preparing for one of our largest events, the National Farm Machinery Show. During the visit we will show students what it takes to prepare, market, and sell a large nationally recognized event. We can take a facility tour and talk about events curently taking place, and the National Farm Machinery Show coming up. Students are welcome to attend planning, marketing, or sponsorship meetings taking place on the day they visit. We can walk them through the planning and soliciting process of the Event as well.

Louis T. Roth CPAs - Meet with staff accountant to work thru a business return, see the software that is being used, talk about tax season, the CPA exam, the importance of work/life balance within a firm. -Meet with a partner to talk about what their job is like at their level and possible career paths, etc.

Norton Healthcare

Owensboro

Senior Community CenterOur center has a variety of activities based on nutritional, social, and health goals. Each day is different and being a non-profit, we all wear different hats. So it is hard to predict in advance what activities will take place, depending on the date. We provide and coordinate services and social activities for seniors that enhance their dignity, improve their independence and encourage their involvement in the community.

Pewee Valley

ST. ALOYSIUS CATHOLIC SCHOOL - We have preschool - 8th grade classrooms and would be happy to host any students that are interested in teaching. Students could observe, work in small student groups, or even lead a mini lesson for a class if they felt comfortable. Our school counselor would also be willing to have a shadow if there are students looking into that particular field. We are always happy to host field experience observation hours as well throughout the year. I am indicating 3 for the total number of students below, but am open to more.

Frankfort

Kentucky State Government, Labor Cabinet - The KY Labor Cabinet would welcome students for a job shadowing experience in any of the following areas: workplace safety (including health and safety fields of study), information technology, public policy, legal studies, criminal justice and/or investigative work, human resources, accounting, fiscal management, and training and development. Student's shadowing experience would include an overview on KY State Government, in-depth overview of the KY Labor Cabinet, tour and introductions at the KY Labor Cabinet, pairing of student with a host/mentor for the day, and overview and exposure to the specific area/programs in which the student matched with the KY Labor Cabinet. For example, if a student matched on Workplace Safety, then they could be paired with a Safety Consultant and follow them on a safety consultation/survey out on a field visit to a requesting business. We anticipate providing the students with the "why" of the KY Labor Cabinet and giving them exposure to KY State Governments and our Cabinet, but also hands-on exposure to the "how" we conduct our business.

 

Tennessee

 Nashville

Landscape Workshop, LLC-Students will shadow the general manager and/or the account managers of our landscaping branch in Nashville, TN. Their experience may include property visits, client and/or staff meetings, crew supervising, learning about the business elements behind the branch, etc. They would have opportunity to ask questions and learn more about our company and the green industry overall.


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 Last Modified 12/5/18