JA Inspire is a powerful, interactive experience for eighth-grade students. It will enable you to virtually interact with local business professionals and explore many different types of careers. JA Inspire allows companies to come together to represent careers for you to explore and see the connection to your future!
You will be introduced to careers in the following eight industry categories, which are also referred to as “career clusters” or “industry clusters.” These career clusters have been selected to represent industries with high growth and earning potential throughout the United States:
JA Inspire is a platform for you to get information about careers you find interesting. You will have the chance to watch career videos, visit virtual career booths, take part in a live webinar, and download career information to learn more about careers you are interested in. After participating in JA Inspire, you will have a better idea of the high school courses you’d like to sign up for, according to your career interests and personal strengths. You will learn that the level of education you receive will usually have a large impact on your future income. We hope you will feel INSPIRED to set new goals (and achieve them!) after you have completed this learning experience.