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Job Shadowing

Job shadowing at Joliet Township High School is a requirement for all students enrolled in English 2 and is part of their summative evaluation grade for second semester.  Students must complete a minimum of four (4) hours of a job shadowing experience.  The experience should be related to their chosen career field and their Career Academy.  Students may not job shadow a parent or guardian.  Students may not take off a day of school to do their job shadowing experience.  

There are three options students may choose from to do their Job Shadowing. 

  • Option 1: Students secure their own site and make their own arrangements including transportation

  • Option 2:  Students request a contact person from the school and then make their own arrangements including transportation

  • Option 3:  Students choose to participate in the April Job Shadowing Days.  The school makes the arrangements and provides transportation. 


Job Shadowing Partnerships

Thank you to our local businesses and post-secondary institutions for providing sites for JTHS students to complete their job shadowing experiences. The program would not be a success without your help and support!

Special thanks go to:
Bertino's Auto, Bob Goebel-United Architects, Caterpillar, Joliet Junior College Culinary Arts Program, Chicagoland Speedway, City of Joliet-Public Works, Devry, JD Brown Pharmacy, Joliet Fire Department, Joliet Historical Society, Joliet Police Department, Joliet Junior College Early Childhood Center, Joliet Junior College Theatre Program, Joliet Public Schools, Joliet Township Animal Conrol, Jo Slowik-Lewis University, Meade Accounting, Midwest Generation, NOAA National Weather Service, Abri Credit Union, Professional Development Alliance, Professional Choice Hair Design, Presence St Joseph Medical Center, Provena Home Care, Richard Ainsworth Photography, Silver Cross Hospital, Stephenson Photography, University of St Francis, Rialto Square Theatre, Walgreens, WJOL Radio, Habitat for Humanity, Stuhlman Engineering, and Will County State's Attorney's Office and the many others who assist our students in the completion of their job shadowing experience.



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