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  • Vacancy – Financial Accountant
    19 Feb 2021
    Junior Achievement Ireland (JA) is a member of one of the world’s largest educational non-profits, helping prepare young people for their futures by delivering hands-on, experiential learning in entrepreneurship, employability, financial literacy and the value of STEM. Reaching more than ... Read More
  • Barclays MD Inspires Young Minds
    10 Feb 2021
    Helen Kelly, Managing Director, Country Manager and Head of Corporate Banking at Barclays Ireland, joined 5th year students in Our Lady of Mercy College for a JA Inspires career talk while the students were learning from home. JA Inspires is ... Read More
  • JA Worldwide: Top NGO for Third Consecutive Year
    04 Feb 2021
    Geneva-based NGO Advisor has announced that JA Worldwide remains among the most impactful NGOs in the world, retaining JA Wordlwide’s number-seven ranking for the third year in a row. NGO Advisor began ranking NGOs in 2009 in an effort to showcase the best practices ... Read More

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  • Barclays MD Inspires Young Minds
    10 Feb 2021
    Helen Kelly, Managing Director, Country Manager and Head of Corporate Banking at Barclays Ireland, joined 5th year students in Our Lady of Mercy College for a JA Inspires career talk while the students were learning from home. JA Inspires is ... Read More
  • Barclays Ensure Students are Work Ready
    16 Dec 2020
    In a year where employability skills are more important than ever, Barclays volunteers stepped up to the plate to ensure that students in O’Connell’s CBS in Dublin 1 still received their guidance and support through the Barclays Be Work Ready ... Read More
  • Dublin Students Celebrate Being Career Ready
    02 Dec 2020
    Students from three Dublin schools have graduated from a unique work readiness programme for senior cycle students at a special online event attended by Lord Mayor Hazel Chu. Career Ready is managed by JAI to enable specially-selected senior cycle students ... Read More
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  • Pramerica/Prudential Virtual Exchange FinTech Programme
    16 Apr 2018
    25 Transition year students from Errigal College, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal recently worked alongside 20 students from Fairchild Wheeler High School, Bridgeport, Connecticut to undertake a project guided by business mentors from Pramerica Systems Ireland and Prudential Financial USA. The students ... Read More
  • Kingspan Inspire Local Students for over a Decade
    25 Jul 2017
    Ann Daly and Nigel Mc Givney pictured with students from Drumgossett National School For over ten years Kingspan have inspired and motivated thousands of students in the Monaghan, Cavan and Louth region to be the best that they can be ... Read More
  • Drogheda Students Explore Cities
    25 Jul 2017
    Students from St. Paul’s S.N.S., Drogheda build a city! Louth County Council volunteer Elaine Daly visited Ms. O’Brien’s third class in St. Paul’s S.N.S., Drogheda to deliver the Core Media supported ‘Our City’ programme. Over the course of five weeks Elaine ... Read More
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  • Limerick’s Engineers and Scientists Energized by Online STEM Programme
    11 Jan 2021
    Twenty-six sixth class pupils from Scoil Iosagáin in Limerick were excited to be some of the first students in the country to be introduced to science through practical and engaging lessons as part of the online version of the Gas ... Read More
  • The future looks bright for local students in the Mid West
    12 May 2020
    Zimmer Biomet staff being presented with Certificates of Achievement at the annual JAI Zimmer Biomet recognition event – pictured are Erma Kiely; Zimmer Biomet; Rob Geary, Zimmer Biomet; Teresa Leahy, Junior Achievement and Dermot Kelly, Zimmer Biomet 72 volunteers have reached over ... Read More
  • Regeneron help Tipperary students see Smart Futures
    07 Jan 2020
    The future is looking bright for 2nd year students from Our Lady’s Secondary School in Templemore thanks to Catherine Larkin from Regeneron who delivered the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) supported Smart Futures workshop. Smart Futures is a collaborative industry-education programme ... Read More
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  • Vacancy – Programme Coordinator in South East
    04 Feb 2021
    JOB SPEC Junior Achievement Ireland is part of a worldwide organisation, which seeks to highlight the importance of remaining in education to young people. We are seeking to recruit a Programme Coordinator for combined role working with volunteers from within ... Read More
  • Wexford County Council open students’ eyes to career choices
    20 Jan 2020
    86 Transition Year Students from Presentation Secondary School participated in the ‘Wexford County Council Careers Expo’ thanks to the team of seven staff members from Wexford County Council.  The inspiring Careers Expo was an opportunity for the students to learn ... Read More
  • New Supporting Organisations Making an Impact in the South East
    05 Dec 2019
    JAI is delighted to welcome two new organisations who have joined our list of supporters in the South East for the 2019/20 school year. Since they kicked off their JAI partnership activities, EBS in Waterford have focused on financial literacy and ... Read More
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