Junior Achievement Releases “Pittsburgh: Your Bridge to Opportunity” Junior Achievement (JA) has released a new, locally developed program and video aimed at keeping young people in the region after graduation by highlighting the careers, job training opportunities and quality of life amenities our region has to offer. “Pittsburgh: Your Bridge to Opportunity” follows two students... Read More About Junior Achievement Releases “Pittsburgh: Your Bridge to Opportunity” »
Junior Achievement Inspires students during Catholic Schools Week During the week of January 29, Junior Achievement (JA) and Diocesan schools throughout the region partnered to teach elementary and middle school students lessons about careers, money management and business ownership. During this school year alone, over 25 Diocese of Pittsburgh schools will participate in... Read More About Catholic Schools Week »
Do you know if your school district requires students to take a personal finance course? Did you know that Pennsylvania is one of the many states that do not require a personal finance course as a graduation requirement? High school juniors and seniors face the major decision of continuing their education at a college or trade school or to enter the workforce. These decisions are... Read More About Do you know if your school district requires students to take a personal finance course? »
Inaugural Young Professionals Luncheon and Inspiring Success Awards Ceremony On Friday January 26, Junior Achievement hosted the Inaugural Young Professionals Luncheon and Inspiring Success Awards Ceremony at the Westin Hotel. The Pittsburgh Community was asked to nominate their peers between the ages of 25- 40 who have gone above and beyond in their careers. Each honoree was selected by... Read More About Inaugural Young Professionals Luncheon and Inspiring Success Awards Ceremony »
Were you involved with Junior Achievement as a kid? If you were, you were one of 100 million young people who have experienced JA since the organization’s founding in 1919. Whether you started a business as part of the original JA Company Program, learned about possible careers through JA Job Shadow, made decisions as a “grownup” in JA Finance Park or JA BizTown, or had a JA volunteer... Read More About January is JA Alumni Month! »
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