Career Prep/Jobs for Maine’s Graduates


JMG partners with public education and private businesses to offer results-driven solutions to ensure all Maine students graduate, attain post-secondary credentials and pursue meaningful careers.

Students will learn how to:

  • Market “sell” themselves
  • Create a career portfolio
  • Set up an electronic portfolio
  • Explore careers
  • Compose a quality resume
  • Write an effective cover letter
  • Fill out a job application
  • Experience mock job interviews
  • Write a thank you letter
  • Attain letters of recommendation
  • Apply to college
  • Write a college essay
  • Apply for scholarships
  • Select and gather work samples
  • Showcase achievements
  • Engage with the community
  • Attain a nationally recognized workplace readiness skills certificate

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JMG collaborates with school partners to offer customized and unique programming opportunities that can be adapted to meet the needs of students in the partner school. All seniors are expected to create and present a career portfolio.

JMG is designed to teach a variety of skills to help students meet the needs of an ever-changing global marketplace. It helps students market themselves through career exploration, portfolio development, resume building, and job interviewing skills. Students will develop leadership skills, do community service and develop the self-confidence to be able to compete in today’s work environment.

JMG is statewide nonprofit that works within Maine’s public schools to help students reach their fullest potential. JMG serves more than 6,500 students in more than 90 programs throughout the state. To learn more about JMG go to¬†http://www.jmg.org

For more information contact the instructor at:

bvose@jmg.org

or (207) 794-3004 ext. 232