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U.S. Bank-MacMillan Learning Lab

The Bank provides each JA BizTown business with a loan to launch their business for the day. The bank offers personal banking services (depositing paychecks, opening savings accounts) for JA BizTown citizens.



You may enjoy working here if you like:

  • Math
  • Numbers
  • Counting
  • Computers
  • Talking with people

Explore real life careers at U.S. Bank 

The Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Experiential Learning Lab
218 MacMillan Avenue
JA BizTown, MN 55104

  • Processes all business Loan Applications
  • Signs all business payroll and expense checks
  • Supervises employees and business operations
  • Accepts business deposits
  • Prepares and gives speech at Closing Town Meeting
  • Creates and prints paychecks
  • Pays online bills sent to business
  • Works with other business CFOs to assure business deposits are completed
  • Assist Savings Officer with Savings Accounts
  • Greets customers as they open checking and savings accounts
  • Processes paychecks and accepts personal deposits
  • Records customer personal account transactions in computer
  • Gives cash to Personal Bankers and complete cash-out tickets as needed
  • Files business checks and paperwork received from CEO
  • Files personal checks and business deposits
  • Educates citizens about the importance of saving
  • Conducts a survey about the savings habits of citizens
  • Enters citizens, who open a savings account, into a Super Saver Raffle

Students in Action