The Director of Career Counseling helps students discover God’s plan for their future. Students who avail themselves of this opportunity will have support in key life skill and decision-making areas.
- Choosing a Major
- Choosing a Career Path
- Writing a Resume
- Writing a Cover Letter
- Selecting and Applying to Graduate Schools
- Honing Etiquette Skills
- Searching Career Fields
- Exploring Volunteer Opportunities
- Searching and Applying for Jobs
“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
Career Quick Links
- careers.org: Offers in-depth occupation profiles for thousands of careers, including specific information such as the nature of work; average earnings; underlying training and education; related occupations; and corresponding academic programs. The site’s occupation profiles will allow you the opportunity to find local earnings and job prospect information by inputting your zip code, and will also provide you with informative video profiles.
- Peterson’s Grad School: www.petersons.com/graduate-schools.aspx
- Graduate School Guide: www.graduateguide.com
- Graduate Programs: www.graduateprograms.com
- MBAOnlineProgram: Explains what it takes to get into grad school and what graduate degrees are available
- MastersDegreeOnline.org/International-Students-Guide: A comprehensive resource for prospective international students who are looking to study in the U.S.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics: www.bls.gov
- Employ Florida: www.employflorida.com
- Career Transitions: www.flelibrary.org
- salarystate.org: Salary by State shows career trends, Bureau of Labor Statistics salary & job growth statistics, and real-time job listings and salary postings for each career by state.
- LawyerEDU: Gives step-by-step requirements on becoming a lawyer or attorney and breaks down each educational requirement in every state and jurisdiction. View the Florida page here: www.lawyeredu.org/florida.html
- Master of Social Work: The ultimate resource for students and professionals who are interested in earning a Master of Social Work online. www.onlinemswprograms.com
- GRE Resource: www.mometrix.com/academy/gre-test
- Glassdoor: www.glassdoor.com/index.htm
Career Counseling and Job Search Resources
- MyPlan.com: Students gain clarity in choosing a major and career path by taking assessments in the areas of personality, skills, interest, and values. Contact Mrs. Moyer in the Career Counseling Office for access information.
- College Central Network: Warner’s exclusive online job board provides both students and alumni with the ability to search available jobs and internships. Students can build and upload their resumes and portfolios for employers to view.
○ CCN Student Information (PDF)
○ CCN Student Registration (PDF)
- Occupational Outlook Handbook: A publication of the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations.
- O*Net: The nation’s primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*Net database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation.
- Resume Tips: An informational guide to writing resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, dressing for success, applying to graduate school, and writing personal statements.
- IT Career Paths: IT Career Paths is your place to find your next career in the field of Information Technology. With the resources on this site, you can learn what kinds of technology careers are in demand, what those careers are like, and how to contact employers who are looking for individuals with your set of skills.
- Post-College Launch: This site contains vital information for people who have just graduated from college or are soon to graduate. If you have someone in your family who meets these criteria and needs guidance about next steps, you might want to direct them to this useful site.
- Human Services: Career Development Resource
- Take Control of Your Online Reputation: Understand why taking control of your reputation online is vital. Studies now show that over 90% of employers perform an online search on a candidate before setting up a face-to-face interview.
- www.howtobecome.com: It’s full of plenty of tips and guides on how to become…anything! It’s a great resource and starting-off point for people unsure of how to get into a certain career.
- Life Guides: A library of hundreds of videos that explore different career paths, from consulting to teaching. The videos are all from people who have “been there, done that” and wanted to share their experiences with young people who are thinking about what to pursue.
College Central Network: www.collegecentral.com\warner
Letter to Parents (PDF)
Majors and Careers
Interested in finding out what career path you can have when you select a major? Review this list of Majors and Careers and get started down the right road today.