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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|

Meet our 2022 JA Company Program Winners

Over 140 students competed in our 2022 JA Company Program Competition representing four high schools from across the county. Five teams were recognized for their business innovations and will be submitted for consideration to compete in the national competition. [...]

May 4, 2022|Entrepreneurship, News|

Junior Achievement Announces a Rebrand

We are launching a new logo, colors, and website Junior Achievement of San Diego County (JA San Diego) is getting a whole new look. We are excited to share that JA is rebranding with a new logo, color scheme, and [...]

April 1, 2022|News|

JA IN THE NEWS

Episode 41 | Sidd Vivek, President & CEO, Junior Achievement of San Diego County
The Gap Minders Podcast | January 9, 2023


Hall of Fame
Giving Back Magazine | January 2023


Teaching Kids About Money
San Diego Family Magazine | January 3, 2023


Junior Achievement Inducts Local Leaders into Business Hall of Fame
CBS 8 | October 25, 2022


San Diego Loyal Sets Up in BizTown to Help Students
NBC 7 | September 29, 2022


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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|

Meet our 2022 JA Company Program Winners

Over 140 students competed in our 2022 JA Company Program Competition representing four high schools from across the county. Five teams were recognized for their business innovations and will be submitted for consideration to compete in the national competition. [...]

May 4, 2022|Entrepreneurship, News|

Junior Achievement Announces a Rebrand

We are launching a new logo, colors, and website Junior Achievement of San Diego County (JA San Diego) is getting a whole new look. We are excited to share that JA is rebranding with a new logo, color scheme, and [...]

April 1, 2022|News|

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