The Peter J. King Family Foundation Experiential Learning Lab
315 Hemak Lane
JA BizTown, MN 55104

Great Clips Retail Center

The Retail Center provides JA BizTown citizens with hair styling recommendations through a virtual makeover app. Students have an opportunity to purchase merchandise and seek expertise from Retail Center stylists.

Jobs Available


  • Obtains bank loan
  • Completes Franchisee Application and plans for Grand Opening
  • Works with employees to determine pricing of products
  • Signs Rental Agreement for business space
  • Supervises employees and oversees business operations
  • Signs all business payroll and expense checks
  • Prepares and gives speech at Town Meeting
  • Assists with all business duties when employees are on break


  • Inputs and submits business loan to the bank
  • Inputs employee payroll information
  • Prints and distributes employee payroll checks
  • Signs payroll checks if CEO is not available
  • Pays online bills sent to business
  • Keeps all records of business expenses and payment
  • Makes business deposits to Bank


  • Learns about the role of a Great Clips Stylist
  • Learns how to cut hair on a mannequin head
  • Helps design and create products for customers
  • Works with the customer to determine what kind of hairstyle they want
  • Prints hairstyles for customers using an iPad
  • Assists with scheduling and sales as needed


  • Learns about the role of a Great Clips Salon Manager
  • Creates a positive environment for the team and customers
  • Works with CEO to set the goals and product prices for the day
  • Sets up the POS System and display area
  • Greets customers and assists them with scheduling and sales
  • Accepts payment for purchased items
  • Forwards payments to CFO

You may enjoy working here if you like:

Customer service
Working with people
Managing others

Students in Action