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Job Vacancies' Reaching an All-Time High & What it Means for Teens
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Work Readiness

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the last business day of March 2021 brought a record high of 8.1 million job openings in the United States. Among those hiring, industries including accommodation and food services, state and local government education, arts, entertainment, and recreation experiences experienced the most significant workers'...

Getting Your Child Set Up with a Bank Account
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Financial Literacy

This blog discusses how you can set your child up with his or her first bank account, the benefits, and tips for how you can establish smart financial...

Helping Your Child Choose a Career Path
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Work Readiness

"What is your future plan?". This is every high schoolers' (and college students') nightmare. At this point in their life, they know what makes them happy, what subjects in school they do well in, and want to have a successful future. A 17 or 18-year-old high school student is expected to have most of their future planned out despite experiencing adult life firsthand. Typically, this is where the...

Junior Achievement of Central Ohio Announces Inaugural Scholarship Program

 By Julia Wade
Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of Central Ohio (JA) is excited to launch our inaugural scholarship program! We will award a $2,500 scholarship to two graduating high school seniors in the 2020/2021 school year who have plans to attend an institute of higher learning or technical...

"We have to make learning applicable not just theoretical. We have to engage them in finding the solutions to their own problems in a fun way."

 By Julia Wade
Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of Central Ohio's 2020 Educator of the Year is Taraja Shephard Allen, a school counselor in Columbus City Schools...

"Participating in Junior Achievement is a great way to refocus on what matters most, helping young people think of and prepare for their future."

 By Julia Wade
Community Involvement

For all the work they do in the classroom and at JA BizTown, JPMorgan Chase is Junior Achievement of Central Ohio's 2020 Volunteer of the...

Junior Achievement Announced 2020 Educator and Volunteer of the Year Awards

 By Julia Wade
Community Involvement

This year, JA will honor Taraja Shephard Allen, School Counselor, Columbus City Schools, as the 2020 Educator of the Year and JPMorgan Chase as the 2020 Volunteer of the...

Despite Social Distancing Constraints, Local Entrepreneurs Connect with Students

 By Julia Wade
Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of Central Ohio has partnered with Gahanna Lincoln High School since 2016 to bring real-world experiences to students through JA Job Shadow and JA Company Program. When school buildings closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, JA quickly partnered with educators like Culver and local entrepreneurs to continue providing these experiences to students at...

JA Teens Survey: The Financial Impact of COVID-19
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Financial Literacy

JA Teens Survey: The Financial Impact of...

Making Sense: Work in the Time of COVID-19
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Work Readiness

A Guide to How COVID-19 Is Affecting Work and What Comes...



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