JA Career Bound

Career Bound Students visit to SunTrust


JA Career Bound, is a year long, cutting edge, skills-building leadership program where select high school students to learn the skills necessary to succeed in today’s workforce. By meeting once a month with top level leaders, students will gain real-world experience through meaningful interactions. Executives share their path to career success and help students build strong workforce skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and soft skills, like public speaking, communication, and goal setting. Throughout the year, students will visit with some of south Florida’s premier businesses to see first hand what companies are looking for in future employees. All students will be presented with a certificate of completion to add to their resume.

At the end of the year, students will have the opportunity to put their skills into action by participating in various paid internships with job shadowing.

JA Career Bound
Work Readiness for the Future

Each date includes a focus on a local industry
September 14, 2018 – Industry Focus: Automotive
October 19, 2018 –Industry Focus: Information Technology
November 16, 2018 –Industry Focus: Marketing, PR, Costumer Service
December 14, 2018 –Industry Focus: Banking and Finance
January 11, 2019 -Industry Focus: Aerospace
February 15, 2019 –Industry Focus: Human Resources
March 15, 2019 –Industry Focus: Construction /Marine
Sessions are scheduled one Friday a month from 9am to 3pm.
JA Career Bound Timeline
Application Deadline

Applications are due
June 29, 2018

Acceptance Letters
Mailed July 6, 2018
August 10, 2018

Retreat at JA World
Huizenga Center at
Broward College

Program Days
September 2018 to March 2019
One Friday a month
April 2019
Business Plan Challenge Commencement Ceremony

The cost of the program is $600 and covers all program costs. Final payment is due prior to the retreat in August 2018.

Scholarship information is available upon request.

For more information contact:
Elexcy Morrison, Director of Career Readiness Initiatives
at (954) 979-7106 or Elexcy@JASouthFlorida.org

***All payments are due prior to August 10th 

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