Reagan – 2021 DEI Internship Alumni

“DEI has directly impacted my future. A STEM YES! Job Shadow connected me to my career at Lilly and I can’t thank DEI enough for the opportunities it’s given me.”

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Job Shadows help you to discover new career paths, gain real-world experience, and connect with mentors who can help guide your journey. Job Shadows are opportunities to:
  • Network with professionals
  • Gain crucial experience before the internship
  • Learn “on-the-job” employability skills
  • Visit Indiana employers in-person
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Should I Join The Job Shadow Club?
Consider If You:

  • Are in Middle School, High School, or College

  • Want to learn explore companies in STEM, Medicine, or Business

  • Want to connect with more professionals

  • Could benefit from professional mentorship

  • Are interested in internships in the future

  • Want access to scholarships and education related resources

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    Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ’s

    What is the Job Shadow Club?

    The Job Shadow Club is an initiative designed to help students and job seekers explore various career paths through real-world experiences. By joining, members can visit employers, learn valuable employability skills, network with professionals, and gain crucial pre-internship experience.

    Who can join the Job Shadow Club?

    The JSC is open to middle school, high school, and college students who are eager to learn more about potential careers, especially in the STEM, Medicine, or Business fields. Those interested in internships and wanting to connect with more professionals will find it particularly beneficial.

    How can I benefit from joining the Job Shadow Club?

    Members benefit from hands-on learning experiences, 1-on-1 mentorship, opportunities to network with industry professionals, and gaining a clearer understanding of their future career paths. They also get access to resources for scholarships and education-related information.

    How can I sign up for notifications about the Job Shadow Club?

    Simply provide your name and email on the sign-up form above. You’ll be among the first to know about the launch and other important updates, including new employer partnerships, scholarship opportunities, and more.

    What types of careers can I explore through the Job Shadow Club?

    We have a wide range of career exploration opportunities, particularly in high-demand sectors such as STEM fields, healthcare, and business. As the JSC grows, so does our list of job shadowing opportunities.

    What makes the Job Shadow Club unique?

    The JSC offers a structured pathway to gain insight into various professions directly from the workplace. We offer a blend of education and real-world exposure, guided by mentors who are professionals in their fields.

    Are there any success stories from the Job Shadow Club?

    Yes! Our alumni have gone on to achieve great things. For example, Reagan Porter started as a DEI intern and discovered her passion for tech, leading her to pursue further education at Eleven Fifty Academy and securing a position as an IT Analyst at Eli Lilly.

    What are the subscription tiers available for the Job Shadow Club?

    We offer tiered memberships to cater to different educational levels:

    Middle School Students: Free membership, which includes (1) onsite and (1) virtual job shadow per quarter, discounts on career-related resources, and access to online communities for mentorship.
    High School Students: For $60/year, members get (1) onsite and (3) virtual job shadows per quarter, a ChatGPT/AI career assessment, curated monthly newsletters, resume and cover letter support, and more.
    College Students & Youth: For $95/year, this tier includes (2) onsite job shadows per quarter, (1) virtual job shadow per month, access to career fairs, 1-on-1 mentorship, and a 1-year free membership to Young Professionals groups. 

    What is included in the middle and high schools, colleges, and universities package?

    This package offers customized job shadow and career exploration programs tailored to the specific needs and interests of large groups. It includes dedicated support from DEI’s career professionals, access to an online portal with extensive resources, and flexible pricing options to fit different budgets and needs.

    Can I get individualized career guidance in the Job Shadow Club?

    Yes, 1-on-1 mentorship and career planning are included in our College Students & Youth subscription (coming soon!). We ensure that you receive personalized support tailored to your unique career aspirations.

    How can I pay for my subscription?

    Subscriptions can be paid for via debit or credit card, or PayPal through secure online payment systems. You will be charged ONCE annually as it is a yearly subscription for all services. 

    Are there any long-term benefits to joining the Job Shadow Club?

    Absolutely! Members gain ongoing support and guidance from the DEI team and become part of a professional community, including a year’s free membership to the Young Professionals of Indiana, which can provide lasting networking and career development opportunities.

    How can schools or administrators customize their subscriptions?

    We offer flexible pricing options and the ability to tailor job shadowing and career exploration opportunities to the number of students and the school’s needs. Administrators are encouraged to contact us directly to discuss these customizable plans.

    What if I can’t afford the subscription fee for the Job Shadow Club?

    All of our services are low cost because we believe that financial constraints should not be a barrier to career exploration. That’s why we offer scholarships to cover the subscription fee for high school students who need financial assistance.

    How do I qualify for a scholarship for the subscription fee?

    Scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated family need. An application will be available when the JSC is launched!