Students visit Lab for Job Shadow Day

May 1, 2015
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Livermore High School students Emma Kristovich, left, and Daniel Garcia participated in a game of “Family Feud,” which was one of the events at this week’s IT Job Shadow Day. The game show host, center, was Lawrence Livermore Computation employee Robert Hartung. Photos by Julie Russell/LLNL (Download Image)

Students visit Lab for Job Shadow Day

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Office of the Chief Information Officer and Livermore Information Technology (LivIT) hosted 60 students and teachers for the third annual Information Technology (IT) Job Shadow Day on Wednesday. 

It was a fun-filled day for 60 high school students from schools in Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, Alameda and one student from South Lake Tahoe. The students spent their time at the Laboratory ralongside IT professionals, giving them a behind-the-scenes look at IT at a national laboratory.

Volunteers and students were energized about the event and enthusiastically tweeted about the activities throughout the day using #ITJobShadowDay. 

IT Job Shadow Day
Students from schools in Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, Alameda and one student from South Lake Tahoe participated in IT Job Shadow Day.

The day included tours of the High Performance Computing Facility and the Centralized IT Support Center Bring-IT. The students also participated in exciting interactive activities involving Cyber Security, IT "Family Feud" and replacing screens on iPhones. They ended the day with a discussion of how IT enables the missions of the Laboratory.