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Job Shadow Program

Skaneateles High School Job Shadow Program 

Mrs. GiGi Michel- 315.291.2327 and Mrs. Elizabeth Zysk- 315-291-2326

At Skaneateles High School, students are encouraged to explore careers in any way possible...through parents and family friends, special programs and courses, and actual job shadowing arranged through school. The key: EXPLORE!  Test things out. Step out of a traditional school day. Talk to people and various careers. Think about your skills and interest. Imagine yourself in the future. 
Throughout the pandemic the Job Shadow Program explored new and exciting virtual career opportunities. Mrs. Michel teamed up with high schools in the area to offer a wide variety of virtual speakers in different types of careers and fields of interest.  Please see the link below for more information on speakers. Also students take advantage of Naviance to career explore! Naviance is college and career ready software that provides students with college planning and career assessment tools. The goal is for students to gain a better understanding of their field of interest and familiarize themselves with potential careers he / she may not have known existed. In addition to exploring details on various careers, this program provides a list of colleges that offer majors related to those careers. Each student and parent / guardian in the high school has access to Naviance. 
Click HERE to get started. Your email address is your User I.D. If you don't remember your password, create a new one. Once you are signed in, click on the "career" tab in the upper right hand corner and start exploring.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Michel or your counselor. 
Now go EXPLORE! Imagine yourself. Imagine your future. 



Skaneateles Town Parks Department is hiring for Waterfront Lifeguards, Playday Counselors and Parks Laborers. Please see the attached flyer below on how to apply. 

The Department of Transportation is hiring seniors after graduation. Please see attached flyer for more information. 

TJ Ventures Landscaping and Detailing is looking for students interested in physical work. Please see attached flyer for job description and how to apply. 


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Eric Knuth
45 East Elizabeth Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152