Students at Shadow Day 2017 event

Shadow Day

Shadow Day matches college students interested in the sector with local nonprofit professionals for a day of learning and networking. The event allows undergraduate and graduate students to experience a workday in their dream job and develop connections in the nonprofit community.

In 2017, over 120 students from 20 local colleges and universities participated in Shadow Day. You want to be a part of this event!

Save the Date

This year, Shadow Day will be on Friday, October 26, 2018.

For Nonprofit Professionals

We need nonprofit hosts like you. This is your chance to share your experience and insight with the next generation of nonprofit leaders. We're looking for various job titles and all different organizations to host interested students for Shadow Day.

Find more information, including sample itineraries, in the Host Guide.

The deadline for Hosts to sign up is August 17.

For Students

For more information, including a schedule breakdown and attire suggestions, please read the Student Guide.

The deadline for student registration is September 21.

For University Faculty and Staff

We invite your students to attend, and hope you'll share information about Shadow Day with those interested in learning more about a nonprofit career.

Download this flyer to email or handout to students.


For questions about Shadow Day, please contact Branden Haralson at

2018 Shadow Day Sponsor

Merrigan & Co. Logo, Nonprofit Connect Sponsors

Hosted in partnership with