JOBS for AMERICA'S GRADUATES

Featured Employers

JAG Specialists work closely with employers during the 12-month post-graduation follow-up period to provide entry-level employment to JAG graduates that leads to career advancement opportunities.  The largest employers of JAG graduates are national chains (particularly in the service, hospitality, retail and restaurant industries) that employ young people and continue to employ JAG graduates.  There are hundreds of employers representing all major industries who employ one or a few graduates but do not operate hundreds or thousands of locations nationwide.

The top 50 employers who hire the most JAG graduates nationwide include:

  1. McDonald's
  2. Wal-Mart
  3. Wendy's
  4. Burger King
  5. Subway
  6. Taco Bell
  7. KFC
  8. Kroger
  9. Sonic Drive In
  10. Pizza Hut
  11. Dairy Queen
  12. Arby's
  13. Target
  14. Hardee's
  15. Little Ceaser's
  16. Popeye's
  17. US Army
  18. Chuck E Cheese
  19. UPS
  20. Applebee's
  21. Piggly Wiggly
  22. K-Mart
  23. Steak and Shake
  24. JC Penny's
  25. Family Dollar
  26. Domino's Pizza
  27. Chick-Fil-A
  28. White Castle
  29. Macy's Dept Store
  30. Vector Marketing
  31. Dunkin Donuts
  32. Dollar General
  33. Cracker Barrel
  34. Zaxby's
  35. Toys R Us
  36. TJ Maxx
  37. Panera Bread
  38. Old Navy
  39. Aeropostale
  40. Waffle House
  41. Speedway Gas Station
  42. Kohl's Department Store
  43. Hannaford's Supermarket
  44. Winn Dixie
  45. Sears Dept Store
  46. Rally's Hamburgers
  47. Publix Super Market
  48. Papa John's Pizza
  49. Lowe's Home Improvement
  50. IHOP


JAG graduates are employed in an array of industries including:

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Construction
  • Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities (Home Health and Assisted Living)
  • Pharmacies
  • Automobile Dealerships, Auto Supply Stores and Repair Services
  • Landscaping and Pool Maintenance
  • Hotels
  • Industrial (Machine Shops)
  • United Parcel Service (UPS)
  • Hospitality
  • Retail


JAG graduates are career ready upon graduation, however, most are entry-level jobs that lead to career advancement opportunities.