JA Inspire

October 2021 - June 2022

JA Inspire



JA Inspire is Junior Achievement’s career-pathing event for 8th – 12th grade students. After completing the curriculum in their Student Guidebook, students will participate in a virtual, career-pathing simulation learning about employment opportunities both during and after high school. Using virtual technology, JA Inspire features an online career event filled with local business exhibits, educational webinars, and downloadable career information. Working with their school staff, students then can follow-up with opportunities of interest.

Frequently Asked Questions

Students will begin their exploration with mostly abstract notions and will end up focused and activated, with real insights on what industries interest them, what specific jobs are like, and what education is required to do them successfully. Not all students receive career mentorship at home, and JA Inspire will help students begin focusing on their future career options. For businesses, this is a chance to build your workforce and start showcasing the careers that will be needed for your business in the future!cruitment purposes and to explore potential fits.
JA Inspire helps you learn about careers—ones that you may already be interested in and new ones that you may not even know existed! Explore and learn what fits best with your skills and abilities.
Students will log in with their provided credentials. Internet access is required. No webcam or software download is needed.
Upon logging into the event, you will watch a video welcoming you to the event and explaining how the day will go. In the event lobby, you will see all the different booths that you can virtually visit and also go into the auditorium to listen to webinars and presentations! If you need help while you are in the event, visit an informational booth!