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Local High School Students Spend a Day in the Tysons Workforce

Your coworkers around Tysons might look a little younger between now and March 1.

The Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting its seventh annual job shadow program, pairing over 50 students from high schools near Tysons with 30 different local organizations.

According to a press release from the Chamber of Commerce, students are shadowing organizations in a variety of fields, from a local Jiffy Lube to a senator’s office.

The program also included an introductory class hosted by Navy Federal, which offered some basic training and guidelines on how to act in a professional workplace.

“Our job shadow program always makes an impact with students because it connects real-world experience with teenagers’ aspirations,” said Maureen Loftus, executive director of LearningRx and chair of the Youth and Education Committee of the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce, in a press release. “We appreciate the continued support from our business community.”

Local programs hosting high school students for shadowing includes:

  • Convene
  • CST Group
  • Delegate Mark Keam
  • FACETS Cares
  • Food for Others
  • Grossberg Company
  • Impact Business Solutions
  • Intelsat
  • Jiffy Lube
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Senator Mark Warner
  • StraTac Marketing
  • The Arc of Northern Virginia
  • Vienna Animal Hospital
  • Yext

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