JA It's My Future® Grades 6-8 STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT: Career clusters, high-growth jobs, career planning, and creating a personal brand. FOLLOWING PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO: Explore potential careers, discover how to plan for a job, and learn how to keep it. Develop personal-branding and job-hunting tools for earning a job. ... Read More About JA Program Spotlight: JA It's My Future »
NEW RESEARCH REVEALS THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ CAREER AND COLLEGE PLANS AND AN ONGOING NEED TO ENGAGE GIRLS IN STEM Junior Achievement & EY survey of 13-17 year olds shows teens are changing plans based on the economy; surprising 91 percent know their future field of study Both boys and girls ages 13-17 know what kind of job they want after they graduate from... Read More About 2017 Teens & Careers Survey by Junior Achievement USA »
JA Be Entrepreneurial® Grades 9-12 Students learn about: Advertising, competitive advantages, financing, marketing, and product development Following participation in the program, students will be able to: Recognize characteristics and practices of successful entrepreneurs. Evaluate an entrepreneurial idea based on product, customer, and competitive-advantage... Read More About JA Program Spotlight: JA Be Entrepreneurial »
In partnership with our JA Boy$ program, a Reverse Job Shadow event was held at Young Men’s Leadership Academy on May 25. This Spring event put a cap on a successful year for JA Boy$ that included Job Shadow trips to Sally Corporation, the Federal Reserve Bank, and Florida Blue. Thank you volunteers! -Tony Allegretti, Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville -Devin... Read More About JA Boy$ Spring Reverse Job Shadow »
JA Our Nation® 5th Grade Students learn about: The nation's free market system and how it serves as an economic engine for businesses and careers. The need for entrepreneurial and innovative thinking to meet the requirements of high-growth, high-demand careers and the concept of globalization in business. Following participation in the program, students will be able... Read More About Program Spotlight: JA Our Nation »
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