Job Shadowing Opportunities by Category


Last updated 29 Sep 05

5. Administrative Support Occupations, including Clerical

Information on Job Category Specific Shadowing Opportunities
Adjusters, investigators, & collectors  
Bank tellers  
Clerical supervisors & managers  
Computer & peripheral equipment operators  
Credit clerks & authorizers  
General office clerks  
Information clerks
Hotel & motel clerks
Interviewing & new accounts clerks
Reservation & transportation ticket agents
  & travel clerks
Mail clerks & messengers  
Material recording, scheduling,
dispatching, & distributing occupations
Stock clerks
Traffic, shipping, & receiving clerks
Richard Odden - Defense Logistics Program Analyst, Battle Creek
Postal clerks & mail carriers Ann Frey - Postal Clerk
Record clerks
Billing clerks
Bookkeeping, accounting, & auditing clerks
Brokerage clerks & statement clerks
File clerks
Library assistants & bookmobile drivers
Order clerks
Payroll and timekeeping clerks
Personnel clerks
Stenographers & court reporters  
Teacher aides Sally Lamkin - Child Care
, Ann Arbor
Nancy A. Staab - Vocational
Teacher Assistant
, Pontiac
Telephone operators  
Typists, word processors, & data entry keyers  


6. Service Occupations

Information on Job Category Specific Shadowing Opportunities
Protective service occupations
Correction officers  
Firefighting occupations  
Police, detectives, & special agents Michael Daves - Police Officer, Pontiac
Private detectives & investigators  

Food and beverage preparation and service occupations
Chefs, cooks, & other kitchen workers  
Food & beverage service occupations  

Health service occupations
Dental assistants  
Medical assistants  
Nursing aides & psychiatric aides  
Occupational therapy assistants and aides  
Physical therapy assistants and aides  

Personal service and building & grounds service occupations
Barbers & cosmetologists Robert Dascola - Barber, Ann Arbor
Preschool teachers & child care workers Sally Lamkin - Preschool Teacher, Child Care Worker, Ann Arbor
Flight attendants  
Homemaker-home health aides  
Janitors & cleaners & cleaning supervisors  
Private household workers  

Service occupations not studied in detail Gary Sobbry - Emergency Road Service, Locksmith Service, Ypsilanti


Other Occupational Categories        
 1. Executive, Administrative, Managerial Occupations
 2. Professional Specialty Occupations
 3. Technicians and Related Support Occupations
 4. Marketing and Sales Occupations
 5. Administrative Support Occupations, including Clerical
 6. Service Occupations
 7. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Related Occupations
 8. Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
 9. Construction Trades Occupations
10. Production Occupations
11. Transportation and Material-Moving Occupations
12. Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers, and Laborers
13. Job Opportunities in the Armed Forces


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