JA Career Bound
JA Career Bound, is a ten-month, 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.
Work Readiness for the Future
September 2017 – Industry Focus: Automotive
October 2017 –Industry Focus: Information Technology
November 2017 –Industry Focus: Marketing, PR, Costumer Service
December 2017 –Industry Focus: Banking and Finance
January 2018–Industry Focus: Aerospace
February 2018 –Industry Focus: Human Resources
March 2018 –Industry Focus: Construction /Marine
Sessions are scheduled one Friday a month from 9am to 3pm.
Applications are due
May 29, 2017
Mailed June 1, 2017
August 18, 2017
Retreat at JA World
Huizenga Center at
Sept. 2017 to March 2018
One Friday a month
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 2017.
Scholarship information is available upon request.
For more information contact:
Martha Rios, Director Work Readiness Initiatives
at (954) 979-7103 or Martha@jasouthflorida.org
Click here to view JA Career Bound Application Packet - Please print, fill out, and mail to JA South Florida.
***All payments are due prior to August 19.
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