JA's elementary school programs are the foundation of its K-12 curricula. Six sequential themes, each with five hands-on activities, as well as an after-school and capstone experience, work to change students' lives by helping them understand business and economics.
As high school students begin to position themselves for their future, there are many unanswered questions about what lies ahead. Junior Achievement's high school programs help students make informed, intelligent decisions about their future, and foster skills that will be highly useful in the business world.
Career Speaker Series - Inspirational testimonies from local professionals and entrepreneurs sharing their journey in education, work and career.
- Watch Ryan Cook.
Job Shadow (Virtual) - Experience the virtual professional environment of actual companies to learn more about the skills needed in the demanding, ever-changing workplace.
- Microsoft Job Shadow
Wednesday, May 20th | 9:00am
Register Here for JA and Microsoft Virtual Job Shadow
Camp Crawl - Camp North End, the new Hub for Creativity and Innovation, presents Camp Crawl (a virtual career exploration) from ideation to conception. Take a tour of Camp North End, Charlotte's revitalizes historic area where creatives work and play. Learn more about the innovative companies residing at Camp North End and get a glimpse of life in the working world.
JA Finance Park (Virtual) - Fun but thought- provoking, interactive simulation on budgeting and career exploration using a digital avatar and life-scenario. Students learn strategies for personal budgeting and the impact that their financial decisions make on their lives.
Virtual Town Hall - CNBC + Junior Achievement Virtual Town Hall
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."