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Want To Try Out Different Jobs Before You Commit? The Startup That Lets You Job Hop

So many people are unhappy with their jobs, yet making a mid-career switch isn't easy, particularly if you aren't sure what would be the right fit or how to break into a different industry. A new startup called Hoppin is aiming to help, offering users the ability to try out a variety of careers by experiencing them firsthand. The site features a range of industries including tech, venture capital, fashion, health, creative and food with over a hundred different job shadowing experiences to choose from. Users can sign up to shadow a CEO or a muralist, a real estate broker or a chef, a VC investor or a choreographer. Fees range from $100 to $300 for a one day shadow session. So far the site has just launched in New York aiming to triple the host experiences by the fall and expand to the West Coast. Companies that have hosted experiences include Uber Eats, Business of Fashion and high profile startup communities like New Lab.

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