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Jobs for New Jersey’s Graduates Students Secure Jobs At City-Wide Opportunity Summit

Jobs for New Jersey’s Graduates (JNJG) students from West Side High School in Newark, NJ recently got the opportunity to showcase their employability skills at the My Brothers’ Keeper (MBKN) Opportunity Summit.  JNJG students competed with more than 1,000 other students and adults for part-time, seasonal and full-time jobs throughout Newark. More than one-third of … Read more

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Congratulations 2018 Smith Scholars!

Twenty (20) JAG graduates were selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship and, more importantly, they will be able to use the designation as having been vetted and recognized as a 2018 Smith Scholar.  This high honor should be included in your resume or when applications request a listing of awards, scholarships, or recognitions.  Only 20 JAG graduates in the … Read more

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Gov. Edwards Signs New Agreement between LCTCS, LDE and JAG Louisiana Providing Scholarships to Graduates

March 14, 2018  Today, at a Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) board meeting, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed an agreement recognizing a new partnership between Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG), the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) and LCTCS. The new partnership establishes a $500 one-time scholarship for every student who earns a high … Read more

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Gov. Holcomb to Keynote JAG Career Development Conference Awards

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDIANAPOLIS (March 14, 2018) — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb will join Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Commissioner Fred Payne at the 10th annual Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Indiana Career Development Conference at Ivy Tech Community College Corporate College and Culinary Center on Friday, March 16, 2018. Gov. Holcomb will honor select … Read more

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Jobs for New Jersey’s Graduates get a McLesson in Newark

In mid-February, seventeen representatives from the McDonald’s Corporation’s Archways program went back to school at Weequahic High School in Newark, NJ to work with more than 50 Jobs for New Jersey’s Graduates students.  They presented information regarding employment opportunities, career pathways, scholarships, tuition assistance and advising services for young adults working for McDonald’s.  Regional HR … Read more

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JAG Interns Step Up “What’s Inside IT?” at Albuquerque Career Fair

Annually, the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) hires interns from Albuquerque’s Rio Grande High School JAG program.  This year 2 interns, Michael Figueroa and Alex Gonzalez, had the opportunity to extend their internships with the NMDWS Workforce Technology Division (WTD) through December.  As a part of their internship they participated in a presentation … Read more

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Jobs for America’s Graduates and AT&T Team Up to Provide Academic and Career Training in 34 States

Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 2017 – Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG)and AT&T are working together to help raise the high school graduation rate and support successful career pathways by expanding academic support and providing mentoring opportunities for underserved students. JAG has received a $3.5 million contribution from AT&T to allow the national non-profit to add … Read more