Take Flight Job Shadowing Program
Take Flight is a 1-5 day job shadowing program that provides students with the opportunity to visit companies and organizations to explore careers, network with professionals and learn about career options related to their major. The program will help clarify career goals, confirm career decisions and help you to understand what you learn in the classroom leads to success in the workplace.
If you have any questions about the Take Flight program, please contact the UNT Career Center at (940) 565-2705.
Take Flight 2014-2015 will take place January 5-January 9, 2015 and March 16-March 20, 2015
Job Shadow Activities
- Facility tours
- Informational interviews
- Shadow and observe the host and other staff members in their daily work activities
- Observance of client interactions
- Staff meetings
- Small projects
Who can participate in Take Flight?
All students who are currently enrolled at the University of North Texas are eligible to participate.
Key Points to Remember
- The job shadow experience is an un-paid and non-credit experience.
- Students are responsible for transportation, lodging, and meals (if not provided). There will be no reimbursement for travel expenses.
- Students will be required to attend a Take Flight Orientation BEFORE their job shadow if they are selected to participate.
- Once students accept a job shadow, they are committed. Students are required to complete the entire job shadow.
Companies Who Have Recently Participated:
ABA of North Texas
|Jr/Sr; Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Counseling, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Education, Special Education|
|All Medical Personnel||All class levels; Business, Healthcare Management|
|American Diabetes Association||
|All class levels; Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain Majors|
|Jr/Sr; Art, Business, Supply Chain Management|
|Dallas Morning News||Jr/Sr; Journalism|
|Dallas Zoo||All class levels; All majors|
|Doubletree Hotel Dallas||All class levels; general business, hospitality, sales & marketing, food & beverage|
|Farmers Insurance||Jr/Sr; insurance, entrepreneurship, marketing|
|Elston Nationwide Carriers||All class levels; Supply Chain, Logistics|
|Kohl's Department Stores||So/Jr; Business Management, Sales and Marketing, Retail/Fashion, Textiles, Finance, Communication|
|Heart to Heart Hospice of Texas||All class levels; All majors|
|Bear Transportation Services||
Logistics/Supply Chain, Marketing, Entrepreneurial
|Denton County Adult Probation||
Criminal Justice, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology
|Denton County District Attorney||
ALL MAJORS interested in becoming an attorney, Criminal Justice
|Elston National Carriers||
Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||
Finance, Public Affairs, IT
|GameStop, Inc||Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain|
|Labinal Power Systems||All class levels; Human Resources, Engineering (Manufacturing/Mechanical/Lean/Quality), Accounting, Management, Supply Chain|
|MarketWave||Jr/Sr; Marketing, Public Relations, Business Management|
|UNT Facilities Design & Construction||
Interior Design, Engineering, Construction Management
|Stream Realty Partners||
Sr; Accounting, Finance & Numerous other majors
Jr/Sr; Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Science
|Winstar World Casino Hotel||
All class levels; Hospitality, Accounting, Loss Prevention, Restaurant, Engineering/Maintenance
All class levels; finance and accounting
|Freese and Nichols, Inc.||
All Class Levels; Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (HVAC and/or Oil and Gas, natural gas pipeline design interest), Electrical Engineering (with an interest in power)