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Job shadows for the general public are intended as brief introductions to seeing a particular career in the health care environment. Click to see available career paths.


  • Enrolled in high school, college, or other formal educational programs designed for Health care career development
  • Actively exploring health care careers
  • Interested in a one-time shadowing experience
  • 16 years old or older
  • Total GPA 2.5 or higher
  • Not applying as a health services student

Application process:

To be considered for a job shadow, you must complete the online application. A team member will email you with all your next steps, which will be to submit: 
  1. Completed form packet (PDF)
  2. Tuberculosis test results (within the last year)
  3. Proof of immunization (Tdap, MMR, Varicella)
  4. Proof of flu vaccine (during flu season: Oct. 1 to March 31)
Be prepared — make sure your immunization documents are ready to upload with the application.