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JA Fellows Connects Two Students to Summer Internships at Vertex

This summer, two JA Fellows students from Lincoln High School had the opportunity to participate in a paid internship with Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ San Diego Learning Lab. Leslie and Fernando spent their summer in and out of the lab learning [...]

September 28, 2022|News|

JA Summer Camp 2022 Recap

Junior Achievement of San Diego had its most impactful summer yet. We had 1,134 students across the county participate in our JA BizTown and JA Finance Park Summer Camps and our newly launched summer internship program.   Over 50 volunteers supported [...]

September 17, 2022|News|

7 Steps To Creating An Impressive High School Resume

Having a resume that highlights your unique strengths and skillsets and makes you stand out among the crowd of candidates is essential when applying for jobs, internships, and college. Your resume is a one-page document that should explain why you [...]

September 12, 2022|Work Readiness|

A Year in Review: 2021-2022 JA Program Highlights

This has been an exciting school year for JA San Diego. We have grown and expanded several of our programs over the last few months to increase the number of students who receive critical foundational knowledge in business and finance. [...]

August 4, 2022|News|

Back-to-School Survey: One-Third of Teens Say Rising Cost of School Supplies a Concern

A new survey by Junior Achievement USA shows that a third of teens (33%) say that their parents or guardians are concerned about the cost of back-to-school supplies this year. A higher percentage of teens (37%) express concern they will [...]

July 26, 2022|News|

7 Tips for Making a Good First Impression

It is true what they say, making a good first impression is so important — especially in business. A first impression sets the tone for the rest of the meeting and even the foundation of the business relationship. First impressions [...]

June 6, 2022|Work Readiness|

Illumina Is Welcomed as the Newest Addition to JA Biztown 

On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, Junior Achievement of San Diego County (JA) held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Illumina shop in the McGrath Family JA BizTown.   As the first biotechnology company in JA [...]

June 1, 2022|News|

Junior Achievement Is Top Ten NGO/SGO for Fourth Consecutive Year

Geneva-based NGO Advisor—which recently rebranded as thedotgood—has just announced that JA Worldwide remains among the ten most impactful social-good organizations in the world. Ranking the world’s most impactful NGOs began in 2012, in an effort to showcase the best practices and newest [...]

May 31, 2022|News|

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JA Fellows Connects Two Students to Summer Internships at Vertex

This summer, two JA Fellows students from Lincoln High School had the opportunity to participate in a paid internship with Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ San Diego Learning Lab. Leslie and Fernando spent their summer in and out of the lab learning [...]

September 28, 2022|News|

JA Summer Camp 2022 Recap

Junior Achievement of San Diego had its most impactful summer yet. We had 1,134 students across the county participate in our JA BizTown and JA Finance Park Summer Camps and our newly launched summer internship program.   Over 50 volunteers supported [...]

September 17, 2022|News|

7 Steps To Creating An Impressive High School Resume

Having a resume that highlights your unique strengths and skillsets and makes you stand out among the crowd of candidates is essential when applying for jobs, internships, and college. Your resume is a one-page document that should explain why you [...]

September 12, 2022|Work Readiness|

A Year in Review: 2021-2022 JA Program Highlights

This has been an exciting school year for JA San Diego. We have grown and expanded several of our programs over the last few months to increase the number of students who receive critical foundational knowledge in business and finance. [...]

August 4, 2022|News|

Back-to-School Survey: One-Third of Teens Say Rising Cost of School Supplies a Concern

A new survey by Junior Achievement USA shows that a third of teens (33%) say that their parents or guardians are concerned about the cost of back-to-school supplies this year. A higher percentage of teens (37%) express concern they will [...]

July 26, 2022|News|

7 Tips for Making a Good First Impression

It is true what they say, making a good first impression is so important — especially in business. A first impression sets the tone for the rest of the meeting and even the foundation of the business relationship. First impressions [...]

June 6, 2022|Work Readiness|

Illumina Is Welcomed as the Newest Addition to JA Biztown 

On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, Junior Achievement of San Diego County (JA) held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Illumina shop in the McGrath Family JA BizTown.   As the first biotechnology company in JA [...]

June 1, 2022|News|

Junior Achievement Is Top Ten NGO/SGO for Fourth Consecutive Year

Geneva-based NGO Advisor—which recently rebranded as thedotgood—has just announced that JA Worldwide remains among the ten most impactful social-good organizations in the world. Ranking the world’s most impactful NGOs began in 2012, in an effort to showcase the best practices and newest [...]

May 31, 2022|News|

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