Sample Job Shadowing Sites

Job Shadowing
Peter and Milica with their job shadow host, Senator Brian Schoenjahn at the Iowa State Capitol.

The following are examples of possible job shadowing sites for your “Orange” Connection. (this is not an exhaustive list) If you are interested in participating and have a different kind of opportunity in mind, we will work with you to find a willing alumnus whose job & employer match up with what you are looking for.

Past Placements - Chicago

Job Shadowing Mentor Organization
Major Accts. Dist. Manager ADP Major Account Services
Communications Manager Allstate Corporate Relations
Physical Therapist AthletiCo
Elementary Education Teacher Chicago Public Schools
Music Educator Chicago Public Schools
Police Officer/Educator City of Chicago
HR Manager Clausen Miller P.C.
Staff Writer Daily Herald
Director Of Marketing ELCA Foundation & Development Series
Social Worker Fairview Ministries
Attorney Greenberg Traurig, Cp.
Account Manager Gyro: HSR
Financial Planner Hewitt & Associates
President & Pastor Holy Family Ministries
Professor & Optometrist Illinois College of Optometry
Senior VP/Creative Director Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc.
Sales Manager Lesco Corp
Asst. Account Executive Magnani Continuum Marketing
Operations Manager MED Alliance Group, Inc.
Product Manager MED Alliance Group, Inc.
Account Executive Ogilvy PR Worldwide
IT Development Mngr., VP PFG Forex
Executive Team Leader Target
Associate Dir., Statistics Webb Writes
Volunteerism Director YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Manger of Member & Donor Relations Shedd Aquarium
Folklorist Company of Folk
Warranty Analyst Navistar Inc.
President/CEO Chinese American Service League
Controller of Operations Pepper Construction Company

Past Placements - Des Moines

Job Shadowing Mentor Organization
Magazine Editor  Meredith Corporation
Marketing Manager Downtown Community Alliance
State Senator State of Iowa
House of Representatives State of Iowa
Internal Medicine Broadlawns Medical Center
Hospital Administrator McFarland Clinic
Physical Therapist On With Life
District Conservationist Natural Resources Conservation Services
Software Developer INTL FCStone
Events and Marketing Coordinator Des Moines Art Center
Business Analyst Principal Financial Group
Research Associate New Link Genetics
Systems Analyst Guide One Insurance
Corporate Events Director American Heart Association
Audit Manager Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Occupational Therapist Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Recreation Coordinator City of West Des Moines

*The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations facilitates the matching process of students and hosts based on career interests and/or desired organizations. However, due to confidential worksites or a sponsors' work situation, it may be difficult to place students in certain settings