Job Shadowing

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Job Shadowing for Librarians (Librarians Are Go)

We have had the first of our many job shadowing opportunities last week and I thought I might take a moment to share the thinking behind it and the processes that surround it. [Last checked: 26/04/2018]

Job Shadowing Opportunities

Are you curious about other library sectors? Want to see a day in the life of a librarian? Job shadowing might be the answer! [Last checked: 26/04/2018]

Top 7 Questions To Ask On a Job Shadow Interview (Find Success Mentors)

Job shadowing is a great way to observe someone at work and test drive a career BEFORE you invest your time and money. [Last checked: 26/04/2018]

 

Websites

Clinical Librarians and Information Skills Trainers (CLIST) Shadowing Register (NHS LondonLinks)

London clinical librarians and trainers list of who is available for shadowing opportunities.  Inside London region only. [Last checked: 26/04/2018]

Job Shadow

At Job Shadow you can read real interviews from people as they talk about the jobs they do and the careers they have. If you’re career hunting, trying to find out what career is right for you, don’t like your current job, want to career mentor and help others, or just plain curious you can read about and explore the different career options and shadow people’s jobs online. [Last checked: 26/04/2018]

Job Shadowing (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Comprehensive guidance document on job shadowing including definitions, benefits and considerations. [Last checked: 26/04/2018

Job Shadowing (University of Kent)

The information provided here aims to outline the key aspects which may need to be considered in requesting, agreeing, planning, undertaking and reviewing a job shadowing opportunity. [Last checked: 26/04/2018]

Job Shadowing Guidelines (South Central Library System, Wisconson, US)

U.S.-based guidelines on setting up and running a library shadowing programme – good examples of what to include. [Last checked: 26/04/2018]

Work Shadowing (Prospects)

Work shadowing is all about observing someone in their day-to-day role. By watching, instead of doing, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the workplace and a real sense of whether the job is right for you. [Last checked: 26/04/2018]

Work Shadowing (The University of Manchester)

Work shadowing is an informal type of work experience where you observe someone in their role to understand how they do their job. It is usually short term (a few days at most) and unpaid. It aims to provide an insight rather than hands on experience. This can be useful experience to gain in careers where few formal internships exist, or where the role is not one an intern or placement student can do with their level of experience, eg solicitor. [Last checked: 26/04/2018]