Externships & Shadowing

Here you’ll find guidelines for job shadowing to learn about careers. For industry-specific advice, be sure to check out the Career Communities.

How to Approach a Dentist for a Shadowing Request Via Cold Call or In-Person

Acquiring opportunities to shadow a dentist still seems to be a popular subject of little knowledge among dental students although it is considered the most valuable experience for aspiring dentists during their high school and or undergraduate years.

The process …

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Externship vs Internship: What’s the Difference?

Pursuing work-based experiences before you start your career can help you gain professional experience and hard and soft workplace skills. They can also teach you what kind of work you like (and don’t like!) to do. So what sort of …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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UnityPoint Health Shadowing Reopens!

Students are now able to shadow and conduct informational interviews across all areas of the UnityPoint Health system in Grinnell. Students must submit an application form and self-guided orientation. Additionally, you will need to provide proof of vaccinations to MMR, …

By Mary Jane Shroyer
Mary Jane Shroyer Director, Health Professions Career Community
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