High School Job Shadows


STEP 1:  Identify the career and facility - click here for the list of available job shadows.

STEP 2:  Complete the Job Shadow Application

STEP 3:  Make sure all required signatures are on the application

  • If student is under age 18, parent/guardian MUST sign form.

  • High school students must have a school representative sign and date the application form.

STEP 4:   All individuals requesting a job shadow must also submit proof of the following (may be found online at the Wisconsin Immunization Registry https://www.dhswir.org/PR/clientSearch.do?language=en):

  • Proof of two of three MMR’s (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)/titer

  • Proof of TB skin test and negative results from the last 12 months

  • Proof of Varicella (chicken pox) – either documentation of history of the disease, 2 vaccines or titer

  • Proof of Flu vaccine (During flu season only, October – May)

  • Proof of Hepatitis B vaccine

  • For shadows in pediatrics/OB – proof of Tdap vaccine (tetanus and diphtheria).

STEP 5:  Email, mail or fax completed application and health documentation to the contact person of the organization where you have chosen to shadow - click here for the Contact List.

STEP 6:  Review the Job Shadow Information Sheet.

STEP 7:  Final Reminders

  • It will take a minimum of two weeks for a facility representative to get back to you in regards to your application.

  • If you have to cancel once your shadow has been scheduled, call the facility contact person and let them know you are not able to make your shadow.

  • Adhere to the dress code policy as listed in the information form. Professional dress (no jeans, open toe shoes, etc.) is required.

  • You must be at least a junior or senior in high school to job shadow in the surgical or Women’s Health Units at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center.

  • Eat something before you arrive.

  • Enjoy your shadow and thank your professional!

Questions or Concerns?

Contact Brenda Birringer
Northeastern Wisconsin Area Health Education Center (NEWAHEC)
(920) 652-0238 or brendab@newahec.org