Career Development Conference

In light of the evolving public health situation, JAG will be postponing our 2020 Career Development Conference. Unfortunately, with the school closures, the temporary closure of the Mesa Convention Center, and the nationwide recommendation against gatherings of more than 50 people it is no longer possible to hold the Career Development Conference as planned.

As information is changing rapidly, JAG is monitoring updates and closures regarding our community, which impacts all of our JAG Spring Events. We'll continue to take guidance from federal, state, and school officials. The health and well-being of our students, teachers and staff is our highest priority and JAG is taking extra precautions to avoid and reduce the spread of any illness, including COVID-19.

We are closely monitoring the evolving public health situation and will keep all of our partners and volunteers updated if and when we reschedule Career Development Conference. If you have any questions please reach out to our office 602-216-9503.

Each year, more than 950 students and community partners participate in the Jobs for Arizona’s Graduates Career Development Conference. Throughout the year, JAG students work to achieve academic, personal, leadership and career skills that will help them secure quality employment or pursue further education or training immediately after graduation. JAG participants from the 9th through 12th grades will be presenting their Programs of Work and celebrating a successful year.

CDC Volunteer Opportunities

JAG is seeking volunteers for the day of the Career Development Conference for the following:
  • Pre-Event Competition Judges – Volunteers are needed to judge competitions in the months leading up to the event. Most can be done remotely via email & phone.
  • Event Competition Judges – Volunteers are needed to judge individual and team based events during the morning of the conference.
  • Logistics Volunteers – Volunteers are needed throughout the day of the conference to help the event run smoothly.
Online Volunteer Registration is now closed. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Dianna Harrier at

To Volunteer, please fill out the form below:


This year, JAG is recruiting business and community partners as Table Sponsors for the big event! Support JAG students’ participation in this great event and all year through your donations. If you are interested in sponsoring a table or volunteering at the CDC please fill out the form on this page.

JAG Table Sponsor ($1,000): Table sponsors will be joined at their tables by a group of JAG students who they have sponsored for the day. Please plan to attend the luncheon in order to interact with these JAG students and learn more about their experience in the program.

Table Sponsor Benefits:

  • Name and logo posted on sponsored table
  • 2 Reserved Seats at the CDC Luncheon, seated with sponsored JAG students
  • Name recognition in event program booklet
  • Name and logo recognition during the Luncheon presentation
  • Reserved Career and College Expo Table to promote your business
  • Priority consideration for CDC Workshop Presentations (Limited availability)
  • Increased social media impressions during the event on Sponsor’s social media sites
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