The exploration of careers is important in selecting a program of study and in future job attainment. Career assessments may provide an analysis of a student's interests, abilities, core values; and match these ideals with future career goals. Assessments are a useful tool for both students and career services staff providing valuable information during career counseling. Students are encouraged to use assessments from one of the many career resources listed below to assist with selecting a program of study and career pathway.
Georgia Career Information System (GCIS)- Offers valuable information about different careers. The career information presented addresses questions about work experiences, educational needs, salary projections, and more. Included are some assessments designed to help determine which career options align with a student's personality and current skill set. Information on accessing the assessments is available here.
Georgia Department of Labor- This website offers information on careers and emerging employment trends in Georgia. Students can access information on the number of jobs in specific career fields, learn projections for career opportunities over time, and tips about how to best explore career options.
Job and Career Accelerator- This website is a full-service database for job seekers. The site provides information on creating professional resumes and cover letters and developing interviewing skills. Prospective employees can search over five million local, state, and national job postings. The Job and Career Accelerator allows registered users to conveniently organize and track job-search progress all in one place.
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