Wolf Pack Shadow

Group of Wolf Pack Shadow students at Microsoft

Wolf Pack Shadow allows University of Nevada, Reno students to experience a day in the life of their prospective career field. Select students shadow managers in exciting fields such as marketing, information systems, accounting, human resources, finance and more.

Upcoming Wolf Pack Shadow Opportunities

Patagonia

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When: Friday, March 9, 2018, 9am – 1pm
Where: Reno, NV
Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 9:30am or Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 12:00pm
Application Due: Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:00pm
*Students will be notified of selection by Monday, March 5, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Wolf Pack Shadow allows students to experience a day in the life of an executive at Patagonia, a sustainable outdoor clothing company, located right here in Reno, Nevada. Patagonia is dedicated to building the best product, causing no unnecessary harm, using business to inspire, and implementing solutions to the environmental crisis. The company will focus on a variety of departments including Environmental Department, Omni Channel, Pro Sales/Service, Human Resources, Order Management/Accounting, Dealer Services (Wholesale), and Warehousing, so we encourage all interested students to apply! Please specify make sure to specify which two departments you would most like to shadow on your answer sheet.

If you're looking to get a glimpse into the important business operations and support services of a company like Patagonia, then this event is for you!

Zappos

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When: March 20th, 2018, 9am - 1pm
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
Mandatory Orientation: March 12th & 13th
Application Due: March 7th, 2018 at 12pm
*Students will be notified of selection on or before date TBD

Wolf Pack Shadow allows students and alumni to experience a day in the life of an executive at the headquarters of the online company, Zappos, located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Zappos.com is an shoe and clothing shop that dedicates itself to service, fun, positivity, and determination. The company strives to satisfy their customers while developing culture, brand, and business strategies. The company has departments ranging from Finance, HR, Operations, Engineering and Sales, so we encourage all interested students to apply!

MGM Resorts International

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When: Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 9am - 4pm
Where: Las Vegas, NV
Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, March 13th at 10 am, or Wednesday, March 14th at 4 pm.
Application Due: Friday, March 9th at 5 pm
*Students will be notified of selection on or before date Monday, March 12 at 5:00pm.

Wolf Pack Shadow will be held at the MGM Grand Las Vegas, a top leader of Las Vegas' hospitality industry. If you are interested in learning about the behind-the-scenes business operations of this luxury hotel, make sure to submit your application today!

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Ameriprise

When: March 22nd, 2018, 8am - 12pm
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
Mandatory Orientation: March 12th & 13th
Application Due: March 7th, 2018 at 5pm
*Students will be notified of selection on or before date TBD

Wolf Pack Shadow allows students to take advantage of an opportunity to experience a day in the life of a leader at the corporate office of Ameriprise Financial, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ameriprise is a global, publically traded company that is a leader in financial planning, financial advising and asset management. Our goal is to help people feel confident about their financial future.

Ameriprise can offer students a special session with Directors and Managers from departments such as: The Ameriprise Advisor Center, Brokerage Service and Auto and Home Insurance.
We encourage students from all majors to apply. This opportunity will open new doors for you and will give you a unique insight into what your career could be like following graduation!

Starbucks

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When: Friday, April 6, 2018, 10am - 2pm
Where: Reno, NV
Mandatory Orientation: March 27 or March 28
Application Due: Friday, March 23rd at 12pm.
*Students will be notified of selection on or before Monday, April 2, 2018 at 5:00pm

Wolf Pack Shadow allows students and alumni to experience a day in the life of an executive at Starbucks, a multinational company located right here in Reno, Nevada.

Starbucks Corporation is an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain. Starbucks was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1971. As of November 2016, it operates 23,768 locations worldwide!

Join Starbucks at their roasting plant in Minden for a tour of various departments including Finance, Global Operations, Supply Chain Management, Advertising Operations and Program Management. This opportunity will open new doors for you and will give you a unique insight into what your career could be like following graduation!

Reno Aces

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When: Friday, April 13, 2018, 9am - 12pm
Where: Reno, NV
Mandatory Orientation: Monday, April 9th, 2018 or Tuesday, April 10th, 2018, Times TBD.
Application Due: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 12:00pm
*Students will be notified of selection on or before Friday, April 6, 2018 at 5:00p

Wolf Pack Shadow allows students and alumni to experience a day in the life of an executive at the Minor League Baseball Franchise, Reno Aces. The Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the AZ Diamondbacks, is a professional baseball club based in downtown Reno.

Selected students will have the opportunity to shadow executives within Public Relations, Marketing, Baseball Operations, Community Relations, Retail, and Ticket Sales. If you're interested in learning more about the business operations behind the sports industry, make sure to submit your application today!

Check back soon for additional opportunities!

How to Apply

Required Documents:

  • Resume
  • Answers to Wolf Pack Shadow questions below.
  1. From the homepage of Nevada Careers. From the home page, click on "My Account," then "My Documents."
  2. Upload your resume by clicking "Add" next to the "Resume" category.
  3. Answers the questions below and save as a PDF:
    • Why are you interested in this event?
    • What experiences make you the most qualified candidate?
    • What prior experience do you have interacting with business professionals? (This can be through work, clubs, classes, etc.)
    • Please describe your future career goals.
    • Please describe one thing you find interesting or unique about this company.
  4. Upload your answers by clicking on "Add" next to "Wolf Pack Shadow Questions - [Company Name]" category.
  5. Once you have uploaded both documents, go to the "Career Events & Workshops" tab and click the event you want to attend. Select the "Register" button to complete your application.

Previous Wolf Pack Shadows

Ameriprise Spring 2016
Server Technology Spring 2016
Sever Tech Spring 2015
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Group of Business students in front of Zappos logo

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