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Host a TechGirl for Job Shadow Day

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

Dates for 2020

July 23: Southwest Virginia for our MENA leaders

July 28: Washington DC metro area for our Central Asian leaders

 If interested in being a host, contact us

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.

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.