This course affords you the opportunity to spend time in a professional setting corresponding with your anticipated career path.  By matching with a successful professional in your field, you will have the opportunity to observe the daily realities of the actual work environment.  The course will consist of a preparatory on-line seminar, a minimum of 25 on-site hours, and a final seminar.  The course is offered during the Winter J-term and both summer sessions.

Course Objectives

IND 350 The Rider Shadow Experience will provide you with:

  • First-hand observational experiences in the professional realm
  • A mentor-mentee relationship with a successful career professional 
  • Connections between classroom curriculum and real-world application
  • Resume building and networking opportunities 

Academic Requirements

This course is open to students with 45 or more credits completed and a GPA of no less than a 3.0.  Interested students will have to submit an application, resume and faculty recommendation no later than December 15 for the winter J-Term, May 10th for summer 1 and July 1st for the summer 2 session.

IND 350 is a one-credit pass/fail course.  All components of the course must be passed satisfactorily for students to pass the class. 

More Information

For more information on how to register, please contact:

Terri Marriott
Director of Student Academic Services
Fine Arts 207

Theresa (Terri) Marriott, M.A. 03 09 is the Director of Student Academic Services for Liberal Arts and Sciences and Adjunct Professor for the College of Continuing Studies.  She earned her Master and Bachelor degrees from Rider University and joined the Rider Administration in 1995.