North Dakota Job Shadow Week
WHEREAS, North Dakota Job Shadow Week is an opportunity to increase awareness about the diversity of careers that can be found in North Dakota communities, both small and large; and
WHEREAS, job shadowing introduces students to career opportunities that exist in North Dakota, encouraging them to build their futures in the state; and
WHEREAS, students are encouraged to participate in job shadowing opportunities in any of North Dakota’s diverse businesses, including the state’s targeted industries of energy, advanced manufacturing, value-added agriculture, tourism and technology; and
WHEREAS, job shadowing is an opportunity for students to learn about what the businesses in their communities do and how they contribute to the growth and diversification of North Dakota’s economy; and
WHEREAS, job shadowing benefits businesses by opening their doors to North Dakota’s young people – their future employees and customers.
NOW, THEREFORE, as Governor of the State of North Dakota, I do hereby proclaim January 30 – February 3, 2012, JOB SHADOW WEEK in the state of North Dakota.