Career Center

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    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.

  • Available Resources:


    • 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:


    9th Grade:  

    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.


    10th Grade: 

    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.


    11th Grade: 

    Counselors and 11th Grade English teachers collaborate extensively on an in-class college and career research project. 


    12th Grade:

    Counselors meet individually with each senior student to discuss post-secondary plans.  The plan is then recorded in an electronic portfolio.