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Group or Class Activities and Presentations: 

  • Employer Expectations - Navigating Business Culture
  • Occupations in Demand
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Practice Interviews
  • Planning for life after graduation
  • One-hour after school workshops focused on career planning
  • Career Planning Games and Activities: 
    Reverse Jeopardy
    Career or No Career
    Job Hunting Feud
    Interview Fashion Show

    Established Junior Achievement Curriculum: 
                               Personal Finance 
                               Personal Finance 
                               Business Ethics 
                               Success Skills 
                               Careers with a Purpose 
                               Be Entrepreneurial

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAMS:

Careers with a Purpose
JA Careers with a Purpose introduces students to the importance of seeking careers that help them realize their life potential and noble purpose. The program demonstrates the importance of positive values, life maxims, and ethical decision-making within the context of career and life decisions. Seven required, volunteer-led sessions. Career EdVenture staff will help secure volunteers and work with teachers to establish appropriate scheduling.
For more information on session goals and content including how this program aligns with state academic standards, see http://www.ja.org/programs/programs_high_careers_purpose_obj.shtml
 
Success Skills  
JA Success Skills meets the needs of a diverse group of high school students by providing engaging, academically enriching, and experiential learning sessions in work-readiness education and career perspectives. Includes themes of personal work readiness skills, effective workplace communication, teamwork, problem solving, marketing and interviewing. Seven required, volunteer-led sessions. Career EdVenture staff will help secure volunteers and work with teachers to establish appropriate scheduling.
For more information on session goals and content including how this program aligns with state academic standards, see http://www.jaum.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=206&Itemid=226

Business Ethics

JA Business Ethics is designed to foster ethical decision-making in students as they prepare to enter the workforce. Students learn to recognize, analyze, and apply basic terminology, theories, and concepts common to the study of ethics. They explore their own ethical values and philosophy, establish ethical priorities, recognize key ethical issues, and learn to evaluate their decision-making process. Career EdVenture staff will help secure volunteers and work with teachers to establish appropriate scheduling.

For more information on session goals and content including how this program aligns with state academic standards, see http://www.jaum.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=199&Itemid=219

Personal Finance
This program introduces students to the importance of making wise financial choices. Students explore the role that money plays in achieving personal goals throughout life. They develop planning, goal setting, and thoughtful decision-making skills that will help them protect themselves from the unexpected financial pitfalls that plague so many adults. Career EdVenture staff will help secure volunteers and work with teachers to establish appropriate scheduling.

For more information on session goals and content including how this program aligns with state academic standards, see
http://www.jaum.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=204&

Entrepreneurial Workshop
The unique culture and industry of Northeast Minnesota has resulted in a wide range of innovative entrepreneurial ventures to support existing industries or develop new ones. Working with our partners from the UMD Center for Economic Development and the Entrepreneur Fund, students are introduced to the concept of business ownership and how they can take on a more entrepreneurial mindset in order to take control of their future. Curriculum is based on the Junior Achievement "Be Entrepreneurial" workshop and is aligned with state academic standards. Length of workshop can be tailored to the needs of the classroom.


 MENU OF FREE SERVICES: 

Each school can select activities and resources that complement current efforts to prepare students for the world of work. 
 

Individual student consultations
Group/class activities and presentations
Business interaction opportunities
Events and Workshops
 
 
For more information, please contact Michelle Ufford at (218) 735-6173 or via email at michelle.ufford@nemojt.org.

 

Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training, a Minnesota WorkForce Center partner.