Junior Achievement of Northern New England aims to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. In addition to our hands-on, life-changing programs, we hope to provide students with resources to help empower them for the future.
Upcoming JA Student Programs & Events:
JA Stock Market Challenge - Thursday December 6th, 2018
The Stock Market Challenge is student competition which includes a technology based simulation of the stock market in which every 60 seconds represents a day of trading. Each team of 4 students begins with a hypothetical account balance of $500,000, the stakes are high and the competition is fierce. Join approximately 150 high school students and compete in the Student Stock Market Challenge. Experience all of the rush with none of the risk. Following the event, you will have the opportunity to review team results and analyze the impact of the team's trades. To create a team and to get your school involved please email Patty Morrrison.
JA Company Program - January-May 2019
Developed by Junior Achievement of Northern New England, JA Company Program is an after-school program where highly-motivated high school students explore the world of business by forming and managing their own company. Student registration is now open for multiple dates and locations in Massachusetts. Click here to sign up! To learn more about this program, click here or please email Val Brooks.
JA Summer Institute - Summer 2019
Join up to 50 high school students at MIT in Cambridge, MA to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit, explore career options, learn about personal finance, network with business leaders, and collaborate with peers from different schools in the Greater Boston Area. Each day will run from 8:45am-2:30pm. This program is FREE! The date, time and program details will be released in 2019. Check out our Summer Institute video from last year!
Scholarship Opportunities and JA Partners' Programs:
Details and applications coming soon!
Scholarship Opportunity for JA Student Entrepreneurs! JA is excited to announce that Babson College, the top-ranked entrepreneurship college in the United States, is again offering a scholarship valued at $20,000 per year for four years to applicants who have been in Junior Achievement. This tremendous opportunity is available for high school seniors who have participated in any JA program and who have demonstrated the potential to become an entrepreneurial leader. The submission deadline for consideration is January 2, 2019 and additional information and requirements can be found here.
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