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Cell biology
See Metal shadowing.
 
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Following alongside a senior doctor or health professional involved in providing health and social care on a typical working day to absorb knowledge and learn skills related to problem solving, stress management and task prioritisation.

shadowing

In radiology, loss of the ability to visualize a body structure because of interference by another part.
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Work shadowing opportunities are designed for individuals like Lorraine who are looking to use their transferable skills and opt for a complete change of career but are unsure exactly what to expect.
The work shadowing experience was a fantastic thing to do.
For the construction industry scheme, pupils attend college one half day a week as well as work shadowing and site visits.
Jessica, who comes from Oxford, said: "I went to the University of Huddersfield and did sports therapy, I came here on placement and then did six months' voluntary work shadowing and got a job offer in summer.
This could include work experience; work shadowing or mentoring for teenagers and teaching staff; providing ideas for project work; teacher placements; the provision of careers information about the business or becoming a school governor.
They arranged a period of work shadowing at Blantyre Sports Centre, which led to a year's placement there through Lanarkshire Development Agency's Training for Work programme.
Pupils from three secondary schools - St Hild's, Dyke House and Brierton - made suggestions as part of their recent involvement in 11 Million Day, a national day of action where young people were involved in decision-making and work shadowing across the UK.
It sounds like you would be on a thankless task to talk him out of it, so why not turn the tables and help him to get as much experience as he can through work shadowing with local photographers?
Most theatre companies will expect to see evidence of voluntary work at a theatre, work shadowing, membership of a theatre club, experience performing or managing stage productions, involvement in theatre work at school, college, university or in the community.