TechGirls  teams up with several private sector partners for a day of job shadowing.

Job shadowing allows the TechGirls to:

  • Gain exposure to a variety of careers in the technology sector
  • Gain a better understanding of the job elements of their career interest.
  • Learn what type of education is needed to gain entry to this career.
  • Make contact with a potential future employer.
  • Determine if the career is compatible with their interests and abilities.
  • Build opportunities for mentorships with other women in tech
  • Build confidence in young women to pursue higher education and careers in technology
  • Experience American-style work life; understand the work/life balance
  • Gain exposure to collaborative work environments and innovative thinking

To be a partner contact: TechGirls

Previous  partners have included the following innovative companies:

AshokaAT&T, Bully Pulpit InteractiveCorporation for National & Community Serviceecho&co, FacebookFCCGoogle, Health and Human Services, Islamic Relief USAiStrategies LabMicrosoft,  National Building MuseumOhMyGov Inc., Precision NetworkRelief International, Synoptos, TechChange and Verizon Communications.