JA Career Success | Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana, Inc.
JA Career Success®
JA Career Success equips students with the tools and skills required to earn and keep a job in high-growth career industries.
This new program covers key topics, such as:
4Cs: critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity
Strong soft skills
STEM and other high-growth industries
Personal-brand and job-hunting tools—resumes, cover letters, interviews, and digital profiles
JA Career Success is composed of seven 45-minute sessions recommended for high school students. Materials are packaged in a self-contained kit that includes detailed plans for the volunteer and materials for 32 students.
Session-specific, student-friendly materials are included to increase student interaction and emphasize JA's experiential approach to learning.
JA teachers and volunteers are encouraged as part of this program to implement the JA Success ParkTM Extended Learning Opportunity, which includes a downloadable app for student use, and teacher and volunteer discussion topics to enhance the skills students need to compete in today's job market.
JA programs correlate to state social studies, English, and math standards, and to Common Core State Standards.
Junior Achievement gratefully acknowledges Accenture for its dedication to the development and implementation of JA Career Success.