JA Job Shadow prepares students to be entrepreneurial thinkers in their approach to work.

About the Program

The JA Job Shadow is one of JA’s work exemplifier that gives students a day at real work-places where they are paired with partner organization staff-right from CEOs, Heads of Departments to retail outlets to explore their career aspirations.

It creates a critical link between education and the workplace and inspires the students to want to be successful in work and life. Our goal is to inspire the students to work hard so as to fulfil their dreams.

JA Job Shadow prepares students to be entrepreneurial thinkers in their approach to work.  Students will acquire and apply the skills needed in demanding and ever-changing workplaces. JA Job Shadow:

  • Helps prepare our future workforce

  • Showcases your place of work to young people

  • Enables your employees to easily participate in a community activity

Following participation in the program, students will be able to:

  • Recognize career clusters and potential job positions and understand the importance of researching the requirements needed to earn a position.

  • Develop job-hunting tools, such as networking, resumes, and interviewing skills.

  • Identify the next steps needed in their personal career preparation.



Work Place



2-3 Hours

Student Class Level

Secondary School

Program Main Concepts

Work Readiness, Networking, Interview Skills, Work-place knowledge, Job search, Resumes etc 


Skills Students Gain

Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, Accountability, Time Management, Public Speaking, Financial Literacy, Ideation, Collaboration, Critical thinking, Creativity and so much more.


Junior Achievement Uganda

Uganda Health Marketing Group Building

Plot 20-21 and 27-28

Martyrs Crescent 

P.O Box 133

Kampala, Uganda

Email: info@jauganda.org

Phone: +256 414340352

Phone: +256 785395354

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