The European Commission has organised a series of "shadowing days" together with five leading technology companies to show young women that technology is not just "strictly for geeks" and to help promote careers in IT. Six young women were each paired with a successful career woman working in Information Technology. The students followed their mentors for one day as they went about their daily work.

They saw for themselves how thrilling and rewarding careers in IT can be! Watch this 10 minute video to see how they got on.

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