HOW TO APPLY
ROLE OF THE PERSON DOING THE SHADOWING
If you are interested in applying to participate in Outside Insight you will need to complete an application form in conjunction with your line manager. To ensure that you get the most out of the work shadowing experience you should consider the following questions which will also help you complete the application form:
Please look at the websites of the partner institutions when deciding which institution you would like to visit. This will give you a better idea of what each institution offers, any specialisms they may have and where they are located.
You should send the completed application form to the Designated Co-ordinator in your own institution who will try and find a suitable match for you to shadow in your preferred institution. If a suitable match cannot be found in your preferred institution, with your agreement a match will be found in one of the other partner institutions.
Once a suitable match has been found you will be given their contact details and it is your responsibility to contact them to arrange a mutually convenient time for the work shadowing visit. Prior to the visit you will need to agree the details of the visit by completing an Outside Insight Programme Outline with the person you are shadowing. This is an important document because it sets out the expectations of the visit for both parties.
Preparation for this will include:
After the work shadowing visit has taken place you should send the completed Outside Insight Programme Outline to the Designated Co-ordinator in the host institution and also complete an online evaluation form.