Job Shadowing in Agriculture

At a Glance

Job shadowing can inspire students and expand their knowledge of job opportunities, so they make better career decisions. This report, one of a series, explores the effective job shadowing model used by Wonderful Agriculture Career Prep.

In California's Central Valley, the agriculture industry is growing, offering high-paying, family-sustaining careers. Despite this opportunity, few young people in the region have the skills necessary to gain employment in the field and meet employers’ needs.

This series details how The Wonderful Company, together with JFF, is tackling this skills gap through the Wonderful Agriculture Career Prep program. Its vision is to prepare youth for college and career success, and cultivate tomorrow’s leaders in agriculture, business, science, and technology.