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Junior Achievement, Citi Team Up for the Reversed Job Shadow at King-Chavez on Teaching Children to Save Day

April 22, 2013

Citi employees will volunteer to teach students how to be successful in their future careers 

Tomorrow, 50 Citigroup employees and Junior Achievement of San Diego County will visit 560 King-Chavez High School students to teach the skills needed in their future job search and how to manage their finances.

WHAT: During the Reversed Job Shadow event, instead of the students coming to the business, the business visits the classroom. On Tuesday, as part of the Teaching Children to Save Day, Citi volunteers will visit 20 classrooms at King-Chavez High School to cover topics from careers at Citi and the skills needed to be successful to how to secure a job with a stellar resume and interview. They will also teach students how to budget their income, and how credit plays a role in their future and spending.

WHO: Citi employees, Junior Achievement of San Diego staff, King-Chavez High School students.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 23 from 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Teaching starts at 8 a.m.

WHERE:  King-Chavez High Schools at 201 A Street and 1010 Second Ave.

WHYCitigroup and Junior Achievement celebrate Teaching Children to Save Day and honor Financial Literacy Month.

To learn more about Junior Achievement Job Shadow and the organization, please visit


JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF SAN DIEGO, INC. works locally to reach 50,000 students in K-12 classrooms for the 2012-2013 school year, which takes thousands volunteers who lead classes and experiential programs.  For more information on programs in San Diego and Imperial Counties, visit