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Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Central Ohio provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of an business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.

Volunteers

In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

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Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here

Partners

Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

JA of Central Ohio Spotlight

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JA Laureate Scholarship

JA of Central Ohio awards scholarships to two graduating high school seniors who have plans to attend an institute of higher learning or technical training, and who completed at least one JA program during their K-12 education. These scholarships are funded in part by and are given in honor of the Laureates of Junior Achievement’s Central Ohio Business Hall of Fame. This year's applications are due March 25, 2022 by 4pm.

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JA Laureate Scholarship
Accenture and JA Spring 2022 Capstone Program

Accenture & JA Bootcamp Capstone Program

Accenture Columbus’ Cloud Innovation Center and Junior Achievement of Central Ohio are partnering to put on a Capstone Program for high school juniors & seniors. This program will provide a forum for students to collaborate with Accenture Technology experts and engage in software engineering projects, where they will leverage modern technologies and enhance their IT skills for job opportunities.

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Accenture & JA Bootcamp Capstone Program
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JA Inspire

JA Inspire is a career-pathing event for 8th – 12th grade students. After completing curriculum in a student guidebook, students participate in a virtual, career-pathing simulation learning about local employment opportunities both during and after high school. Using virtual technology, JA Inspire features an online career event filled with local business exhibits, educational webinars, and downloadable career information.

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JA Inspire
JA BizTown Summer Camp 2022

JA BizTown Summer Camp!

  Where: Junior Achievement of Central Ohio

For rising 5th - 8th grade students, this in-person summer camp will take place 9am-3pm. Your child will have a blast while learning about finances, business, marketing, community service and more! We will be running two 5-day camps.

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JA BizTown Summer Camp!
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Students Reached Nationally
2019-2020
127817
Classes Nationally
2019-2020
151906
Volunteers Nationally
2019-2020
16561
Schools Reached Nationally
2019-2020

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Central Ohio.

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