Hosted by the Business Law Society (BLS), this job shadow program asks alumni to permit a current student to shadow their daily activities for a full- or half-day. Graduates are expected to show students their daily routine in order to provide students with valuable insight into the individualís field of work.
The 2009 spring job shadow program will take place between March 1 and April 3.
Volunteers may simply allow the student to shadow all their activities, or they may plan specific meetings and activities that may be of interest to the student. Examples include:
How does it work? Here are the steps:
Providing lunch for students is considered a "gift in kind". To receive a tax receipt, Alumni will submit a copy of the meal receipt and the names of the people that attended the meeting. Alumni will then receive a tax receipt with no value. It is up to each individual to decide the amount that is submitted to the IRS.