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Job shadow

Has your student ever wondered what it would be like to have a career in the semiconductor industry? Our job shadow program helps high school students learn what it’s like to have a career at Micron.
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Types of job shadows

Engineering and science

Engineering and science

If your students are interested in innovation and theories of how things can be done, consider this job shadow.


Career fields:
Electrical, mechanical, chemical, industrial, computer or software engineering; materials, data or computer science; chemistry; physics


This pathway typically requires bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees.

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Manufacturing and process

Manufacturing and process

If your students like creating processes and understanding how things work, consider this job shadow.


Career fields:
Manufacturing, equipment, process, lab, facilities


This pathway can include apprenticeships, associate or bachelor’s degrees, and advancement from technician to engineer.

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Skilled labor and trades

Skilled labor and trades

If your students like moving around, working with their hands and a variety of daily tasks, consider this job shadow.


Career fields:
Electrical, HVAC, piping systems, machine tooling, mechatronics, welding


This pathway can include apprenticeships, associate degrees, skilled trade certifications or relevant experience.

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Micron Gives 2022 Year-End Summary

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Frequently asked questions

How much does job shadow cost?

The Micron Foundation offers the job shadow program at no cost to all registered students and education chaperones.

Who can attend a job shadow?

The job shadow is for high school students who have registered for the program. If you have specific questions on student eligibility, contact k-12programs@micron.com.

What do students need to bring to the job shadow?

Students should bring their curiosity. Lunch is provided, and we work to accommodate food sensitivities and allergies. Students are welcome to bring backpacks, small bags and personal items upon request, but these need to be coordinated with the Micron program manager.

What should students wear to job shadow?

We recommend students wear clothing appropriate to school or the workplace. We also encourage comfortable close-toed shoes for walking.

How long is job shadow?

The job shadow is typically a single day and ends within the school day.

Who do I contact with additional questions?

Email k-12programs@micron.com.

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2022 year-end summary

Learn more about how we have helped our communities.

Download our 2022 report

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Disclosures

The Micron Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Private Nonoperating Foundation. The IRS Form 990 is an annual information return.

2021 990PF Micron Foundation

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