ERIC Number: ED161483
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Recommendations for Developing Career Centers.
Jones, Mary Ann D.
Recommendations are presented for developing career guidance centers in community colleges which would enable their clients to explore, prepare for, select, and progress in an occupation in line with their individual needs, interests, and abilities, and in a job with occupational opportunities. The following areas are outlined: (1) career guidance program objectives; (2) preliminary steps in establishing a center on campus; (3) planning the physical facilities; (4) the improvement of staff, student, and community attitudes toward the program through the dissemination of written objectives to the staff, involvement of the center in other college and community activities, and use of newsletters to update career information; (5) the minimum services required for an effective program; (6) supportive services including placement, work experience, financial aid, and outreach programs; (7) cooperative planning with secondary schools; (8) cooperation with the employment development department; (9) center requirements with respect to staffing, equipment, furnishings, supplies, materials for an occupational library, and test materials; and (10) addresses and descriptions of career planning resource centers in the Los Angeles area. (MB)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Centers, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Community Colleges, Directories, Employment Counselors, Facility Planning, Guidance Objectives, Guidance Programs, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Publicize, Student Personnel Services, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles Community Coll. District, CA. Div. of Educational Planning and Development.