Titan Takeover: Job Shadow Program

The intent of the Titan Takeover: Job Shadow Program is to provide students with an opportunity to explore various career paths and gain first hand insight into an organization’s culture, structure, operations, and day to day activities. This insider look into your organization will also provide students with the knowledge of certain skills and responsibilities necessary to be successful within a particular position of interest. 

Titan Takeover: Job Shadow Host Application 

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The Titan Takeover: Job Shadow Program will take place during the week of Monday, March 30, 2020 – Friday, April 3, 2020. You will have an opportunity to choose from one day to five days in terms of how many days you would like to host a student(s) at your organization. You will also be given the choice to host 1-5+ students on any given shadow day. The shadow experience can be offered as a ½ day (4hr) or full day (8hr) schedule.

Job Shadow Timeline

  • Organization Open Registration: November 2019 –  January 10, 2020
  • Student Registration: Opening January 21, 2020
  • Organizations notified of matches: Week of February 24th
  • Students will contact Host to confirm shadow details: March 23 (at the latest)
  • Job Shadow Week Begins/Ends: Monday, March 30, 2020 – Friday, April 3, 2020

Hear it from the hosts

52 Employers Participated, 182 Shadowing Opportunities. Overall experience with CSUF students during Titan Takeover: 83% met or exceeded expectations.  Willing ot host another student for Titan Takeover next year: 90% Yes, 10% No. Consider extending an internship and/or career opportunity: 31%.

“The Titan Takeover provides a unique opportunity to connect with students more meaningfully and provide them with deeper insight into the opportunity provided by my organization.”

“The Titan Takeover program is an enjoyable experience, a great opportunity to interact with students who are seeking to learn what their career calling may be, and a chance to involve employees in a function they may not generally be a part of.”

“We enjoyed having students in our facility. They were exposed to our industry as well as our company culture. I think this program is an amazing opportunity for students to learn more about industries.”

“We enjoyed sharing our organization and allowing students to get to know our programs and interact with our children, experience our culture, and learn our mission and values.”

Digital copies of the Titan Takeover Reports can be downloaded by selecting the following report years:


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Participating Employers