The Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Experiential Learning Lab
205 Schilling Way
JA BizTown, MN 55104

Federated Insurance

The Insurance Company provides rental space and business insurance to each business. Employees examine the insurance risks in each business as well as investigate and process claims. Students will learn about texting while driving as a serious risk and educate volunteers, teachers, and citizens against this dangerous practice.

Jobs Available


  • Leads staff meetings with volunteer
  • Prepares and gives speech at Opening Town Meeting
  • Obtains bank loan
  • Signs all business payroll hecks
  • Educates JA BizTown citizens about the danger of distracted driving
  • Submit paperwork, collaborate with other business representatives, and supervise staff


  • Inputs and submits business loan to the bank
  • Inputs employee payroll information
  • Prints and distributes employee payroll checks
  • Prints and distributes business expense checks
  • Keeps all records of business expenses and payments
  • Makes business deposits at Bank
  • Signs business checks if CEO is not available


  • Completes a property inspection and appraisal for each JA BizTown business using a laser measuring tool and iPad
  • Talks with all other business CEOs to have them sign rental agreements
  • Sends an online invoice for rent to each business


  • Assists customers in completing insurance claims
  • Meets with all CEOs and sells them insurance plans
  • Sends insurance invoices to each business online
  • Provides clients with proof of insurance


  • Presents risk management safety presentations to certain businesses at the start of the day
  • Conduct a safety audit of certain businesses
  • Completes a safety check for each business and awards a Star Rating to each business
  • Educates JA BizTown citizens about the dangers of distracted driving


  • Learns how to communicate information through Public Service Announcements
  • Creates and records video PSA about distracted driving using iMovie
  • Educates JA BizTown citizens about the dangers of distracted driving
  • Engages in face-to-face marketing about the dangers of distracted driving

You may enjoy working here if you like:

Data analysis
Talking with people
Customer service
Public safety

Students in Action