JA Start Up programme
The JA Start Up Programme gives post-secondary students (aged 19-30) the opportunity to experience running their own company, giving them insights into how their talents could be used to set-up a business.
The programme is currently running in 20 countries across Europe.
Students gain real-world experience:
Develop enterprising skills and attitudes:
Students also develop attitudes and skills necessary for personal success and employability, even understanding the inner-workings of business. They gain key understanding in self-employment, business creation, risk-taking and coping with adversity, all with the support of experienced business volunteers.
- The entrepreneurial rate among JA alumni is twice as high as the average population
- JA participants are 25% less likely to be unemployed after graduation
- 63% of JA alumni are confident managing their own money (compared to 37% of non-JA)
- JA participants are three times more likely to hold senior or middle management positions