ERIC Number: ED465907
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Jul
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Career Tracks: A Collaborative Approach between a University Career Center and a College of Education in Building a Career Counseling Paraprofessional Program.
Albert, Marilyn; Peper, Christye; McVey, David C.; Schuster, Martha K.
Career Tracks is an alternative for college and university career centers experiencing an increased demand for services in a time of reduced financial and human resources; committed to providing a quality practical training experience for those joining the career services profession; and seeking to establish a meaningful and highly visible collaboration with academic programs providing counselor education and training. This paper highlights the development and implementation of the Career Tracks program, including rewards of the program and important lessons learned. The authors conclude that the Career Tracks paraprofessional program has proven its worth as a means of top quality and immediate service to a growing student population, and serves as a tangible commitment to the future of the career services profession. (Contains 11 references.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: In: Careers across America 2002: Best Practices & Ideas in Career Development Conference Proceedings (Chicago, IL, July 7-10, 2002); see CG 031 801.