USGBC-Missouri Gateway’s Green Shadow program is a mentorship program developed by our Higher Education Committee to expose students to green jobs in the Chapter territory through a one day shadow of local business people. Participating companies get access to local students interested in the industry without the financial commitment of an internship.
We are looking for Mentors and Shadows to participate in the Green Shadow program.
Mentors must have an active USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter membership and fill out an online application detailing their interest in becoming a Mentor and providing a list of activities in their typical workday. Click here to view the Green Shadow MENTOR application.
Shadows must be enrolled in a local college or university and fill out an online application outlining any previous experience with green building, their interests in sustainability and the one day shadow program, as well as a reference such as an advisor or professor. Click here to view the Green Shadow STUDENT application.
Selection and matching of Mentors and Shadows will be made by the program administrators based on the alignment of Shadows’ field of study and potential occupation with the mentors’ occupation and typical work activities.
Once a match is made, program administrators check the availability of the mentor and establish a mutually agreeable date. After a date is agreed upon, the student will be responsible for calling the mentor to finalize logistics (meeting place and time).
After the shadow experience, both participants complete a follow-up questionnaire to rate the experience and give feedback to the program administrators.
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