The Career Center is a valuable resource for students to utilize throughout high school. Information is available to assist student through all phases of the career exploration process from self-assessment to implementing plans. The Career Center is located in the counseling office. It is open 8:00am-4:00pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00am-3:45pm on Fridays. Students and parents are encouraged to sign up with Mrs. Huey to use the facility before school, during lunch, and after school.
Over 130 Books on a variety of topics including higher education, test preparation, careers, internships, NCAA and much more!
Career information and test preparation software is available for use in our career center. Due to licensing agreements these materials cannot be checked out.
The Career Center is equipped with computers and printers. Students can search computer databases to find a scholarship to a school that fits their needs, then build a resume, and access the Internet to visit the school's web site.
The College/Scholarship Files hold a variety of information on schools and scholarship opportunities within and outside Georgia.
Armed Forces informational brochures
Self-Improvement Booklets on a variety of issues from stress management to test anxiety.
College DVD's are available for viewing.
College representatives are scheduled to come to McIntosh on a regular basis to meet with students regarding majors offered and admissions requirements.
Career Awareness Activities:
Counselors introduce students to GACollege411 and its many capabilities related to career awareness.
All 9th grade students take a minimum of one career interest inventory and choose three careers that they may be interested in. The careers are saved to an electronic portfolio.
Students are made aware of the many types of post-secondary education available to them, including dual enrollment opportunities.
Students are guided through videos and articles on the benefits of each of the options.
Counselors and 11th Grade English teachers collaborate extensively on an in-class college and career research project.
Counselors meet individually with each senior student to discuss post-secondary plans. The plan is then recorded in an electronic portfolio.