Career Information

Exploring Careers

This page contains links to career resources that may assist you as you try to determine your plans after high school (links appear as underlined text--click to go directly to the page listed).

Georgia Career Information Center

The Georgia Career Information Center, through its Georgia Career Information System (GCIS), provides current and accurate occupational and educational information to schools and agencies in Georgia and throughout the nation in order to help young people and adults make informed career choices. This program offers a multitude of resources for students including several interactive components--occupation sort, school sort, skills assessment, interest assessment, and scholarship sort. Students may access GCIS in the library/career center or online at www.gcic.peachnet.edu . Username and password are required--please see your counselor to obtain the school's username and password.

Big Future

This link to the College Board's website offers suggestions for getting started as you explore careers and majors. It offers links to information on how to turn interests into jobs, identifying careers that require a college education, college admissions, paying for college, and more.

Peterson's Guide

Provides examples of career/job choices and gives ideas on how to finance your education.

Quintessential Careers

Provides many of the tools needed for a successful career, college, or job search.

My Future.Com

This site provides information on career opportunities, military options, and personal finance for individuals not planning to attend college.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

A source of career information providing valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their professional futures.

Georgia Department of Labor

The mission of the Georgia Department of Labor is to advance work force development and economic growth through employment, unemployment, workplace safety and training services. Includes occupational information and outlooks in Georgia.

Additional sites for tips on creating resumes and cover letters:

JobStar Central - Resumes & Cover Letters