Tennessee Promise Job Shadowing Day

Do you know what you want to do when you graduate from college? Think you might have an idea, but not sure what steps to take? Here is a great opportunity!

This year, we are really encouraging students to participate in their field of study. Get a better understanding of day to day tasks, build your resume, and gain experience! You will be earning community service hours while learning more about these industries.

On Friday, November 10, 2017, tnAchieves is partnering with businesses across the state to host the first Tennessee Promise Job Shadow Day! Each of the businesses below are opening up their doors to Tennessee Promise students who are currently enrolled in college.

At each business, the day will include an introduction to the business’s work and mission, time to interact and observe current employees, and you will get advice on how to be a stronger candidate when entering the job market!

The following businesses will be hosting TN Promise students in the following cities:

  • Radio systems Corporation in Knoxville, TN: leading dog and cat product supplier  
    November 10, 2017 from 8:30AM - 4:30PM
  • Unum in Chattanooga, TN: Fortune 500 Insurance Company
    November 10, 2017 from 9:00AM - 11:30AM
  • Caterpillar Financial in Nashville, TN: Finance services for customers of caterpillar machinery 
    November 10, 2017 from 8:30AM - 12:30PM
  • Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, TN: Health care provider
    November 10, 2017 Time: to be determined
  • FedEx Headquarters in Memphis, TN: Multinational delivery service 
    November 10, 2017 Time: to be determined
  • Eastman Chemical in Kingsport, TN: A global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use everyday
    November 10, 2017 from 8:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Arconic in Aloca, TN: Engineering and manufacturing 
    November 17, 2017 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM

To take part in the Job Shadowing Day, registration will be first-come, first-served. Make sure that you can attend before you register for a location! Each business will host around 15 students.

Each business has put in a lot of work to schedule this day for your benefit. You will be responsible for transportation to and from the job shadowing event you choose and you will be expected to show up on time and stay for the entire event.

Dress appropriately and come ready to learn and explore all these businesses have to offer!

 

The deadline to register was October 27. Please email jackie@tnachieves.org if you have any questions.