Job Shadow Hosts!

Serve as a Mentor for a CA Partnership Academy in CVUSD

Thank you for hosting CVUSD students!

Conejo Valley Unified School District values partnerships with local businesses and organizations like yours. Experiences such as job shadows and internships have a lasting and positive impact on our students, helping to jump-start their future and enhance career readiness skills.


In addition, CVUSD is proud to provide students the opportunity to join a CA Partnership Academy at each of its three comprehensive high schools, and your partnership with our district helps us to meet the annual grant requirements in order to continue to provide these high-impact academy programs.

Job Shadow - Student Goals

  • Develop soft skills and gain confidence
  • Increase awareness of industry standards and professional expectations
  • Interact and network with positive role models
  • Gain knowledge of career options and requirements

Recommended Activities


  1. Resume review and provide feedback - student template - option to review LinkedIn profile and discuss digital networking
  2. Mock interview & informational interview - sample questions
  3. Tour of business/ organization facility and participation in a meeting, conference call, or related activity

Recommended Dates & Times for 2019-2020

School Holidays:

  • Friday, December 27th
  • Friday, January 3rd
  • Monday, January 20th
  • Friday, February 14th
  • Monday, February 17th

Completing the job shadow on a school holiday is not required, but it will ensure that students do not miss classwork


Meeting the first half of the day, through lunch, tends to be the most common option. Job shadow hosts may choose to invite their student back for additional mentoring, perhaps during the summer months.

Guidelines & Agreements - please read, sign and return

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Contact our Career Education Coordinators!