A unique event targeting the youth often left out of traditional career fairs - Opportunity Youth. This event aims to not only expose opportunity youth to in-demand career opportunities in our community but to also provide them with opportunities to participate in job shadowing activities with local employers. Following the Career Fair, interested opportunity youth will attend job shadowing appointments occurring the month of October.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
6259 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752
Through this unique event, we have the opportunity to introduce Austin’s future workforce to career and employment opportunities in the in-demand industries of Healthcare, Information Technology, and Skilled Trades and Manufacturing.
Job Shadow Candidates
Register for this free, fun and informative event and leave with your opportunity to spend a day with at least one of Austin's top employers.
Register as a Job Shadow Candidate
Participate in this free career fair and job shadowing event, and introduce Austin's youth to career and employment opportunities.
Register as an Employer
Webinars for employers: Learn how to offer job shadowing opportunities
If you're interested in offering job shadowing opportunities, be sure to attend one of our free webinars. We've geared them toward employers who are considering participation in the Working in Austin Career Exploration and Job Shadow Event, and employers who have already committed to participate.
Job Shadowing in Austin – How does it work?
Employers often hear the term “job shadow” but may not understand what it entails. We encourage you to take part in this webinar, where all of your job shadow questions can be answered. You’ll truly be surprised at what a simple job shadow program can produce. We’ll be able to assist in your job shadow program — from one participant to many — from start to finish.
September 5, 2018 │ 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
September 12, 2018 │ 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
September 18, 2018 │ 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Job Shadow 101: Preparing for Job Shadowing
Now that you’ve committed to host job shadowing candidates, what does it mean? Participate in this webinar to prepare for the Working In Austin Career Exploration and Job Shadow event on September 26. By having a game plan as to what you’ll do with a job shadow at your workplace, you’ll ensure success for you and the candidate. As an Austin-area employer, you’ll also assist Austin community youth be better individuals, citizens and employees while aiding in their future successes!
August 30, 2018 │ 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
September 11, 2018 │ 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
September 19, 2018 │ 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.