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Connect Cape: Job Shadowing


Our mission is to provide students with a job shadowing opportunity to help explore their career field of interest. Students will receive hands on experience, be encouraged to make a definitive career choice and be retained in their major. We are confident that providing students with this opportunity we can help keep retention rates higher while connecting students to the community and area professions.

Benefits to Students Job Shadowing:
  1. Provide initial exposure to their career field of choice
  2. Establish network connections with area professionals
  3. Comprehend the day-to-day operations of their career choice
  4. Collaborate with experienced professionals gaining information or required knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for the workplace
  5. Create and maintain working relationships to help support students as they begin applying for jobs 
  • 2.75 GPA
  • 30 Credit hours or more
  • Personal Reference Questionnaire 
  • Enrolled Fulltime
  • Completed Application 
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(573) 986-6135
University Center 202

Outreach & Retention Programs
One University Plaza, MS1850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701