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Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay is creating an entrepreneurship academy and lab with Embarc Collective, the innovation and startup hub slated to be finished by the end of the year in downtown Tampa. The JA Entrepreneurship & Lab at Embarc Collective will educate and encourage middle and high school students within the region about entrepreneurship and innovation.
Junior Achievement (JA) of Tampa Bay recently announced that it has received grants totaling $18,000 to fund JA’s work readiness and financial literacy programming. The grants, from State Farm Insurance, are part of a larger statewide initiative totaling $60,000 that will support Junior Achievement programs in 11 localities throughout Florida, enabling over 5,000 young people to participate in JA’s nationally recognized economic education programs.
This is the second video in a series about the 2019 Pinellas County Schools Summer Internship program. At this event, students learn job skills from Junior Achievement and then have the opportunity to meet and interview with prospective employers from Pinellas County. We meet some of the students vying for the internships and we also meet some employers who are participating in the program
Six Honorees to Receive the Junior Achievement National Centennial Leadership Award
Six honorees representing Junior Achievement operations in seven U.S. cities have been named recipients of the Junior Achievement National Centennial Leadership Award by the Junior Achievement USA Board of Directors.