Reservoir High Students Participate in JA Job Shadow at R2integrated

Twenty-five business students from Reservoir High School in Fulton participated in a Junior Achievement of Central Maryland JA Job Shadow at R2integrated in downtown Baltimore. The event was conducted to expose the students to careers in digital marketing, and it drew rave reviews:

“JA Job Shadow is an excellent opportunity for our students to get an inside look at how an organization operates and what they need to do to succeed in the real world,” said Debra Dear, Career & Technology Instructional Team leader at Reservoir High School. “R2i has been a great host and the students love how hip the organization is - they really want to work in an environment like this one.”

Student, Xavier Villareal, concurred:This Job Shadow at R2i is a great opportunity for us to see how the real world works. It has also increased my desire to pursue a career in marketing.”

“My favorite part of today was hearing all the great ideas the students came up with in their case study presentations,” said Adam Blake, marketing coordinator at R2i. “I love how engaged they are this early in their lives.”

About JA Job Shadow & Junior Achievement of Central Maryland
JA Job Shadow takes students into the workplace to learn about careers. The program provides an authentic work-world experience for the students, enhanced with classroom preparatory and follow-up activities. In recent years, Junior Achievement has partnered with the following companies in Maryland to host JA Job Shadows: AT&T, Bechtel Power Corporation, GE Capital, Glass Jacobson, Johns Hopkins Bayview, KCI, Stanley Black & Decker, T Rowe Price and Toyota Financial Services.

Headquartered in Owings Mills, Junior Achievement of Central Maryland is dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement provides in-school and after-school programs for kindergarten through 12th grade students which focus on work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Founded in 1957, the non-profit organization annually serves more than 40,000 students throughout Central Maryland. For more information, visit www.jamaryland.org


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