JAG - Jobs for America's Graduates

Emporia High School

Alexandria Macias

Alexandria Macias

JAG instructor

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Rigoberto Aguirre

Rigoberto Aguirre

JAG instructor

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The JAG Model

Basic goals:

  • Goals that are related to in-school activities
  • A set of immediate post-program goals
  • A set of longer-term goals

JAG Specialists hope to build:

  •  Labor force attachment
  • Unemployment avoidance
  • Full-time employment
  • Changes in status and enrollment in postsecondary institutions

Activities Avaliable to Students Through JAG

  • Identify occupational interests
  • Develop a career path
  • Select job goals
  • Construct a resume
  • Create a cover letter
  • Participate in mock job interviews
  • Learn how to properly complete job applications
  • Job shadow
  • Host guest speakers
  • Identify post-secondary educational opportunities
  • Visit college campuses
  • Identify scholarship opportunities
  • Prepare for and complete ACT testing and FAFSA’s
  • Participate in community service events
  • Identify resources within your community
  • Build public speaking skills 

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