Career & Education Advising sessions focus on areas of Career and Education Transitions that deal with choice, change, and adjustment to a profession. It is for people who struggle with finding their right career or education track, for those who want to identify their interests, talents, and abilities, or if you desire to learn the steps to promote within a company. The sessions help those wanting to develop stronger resumes, to understand and prepare for the six- types of interviews, and the value of networking. Advising is for those who want learn how to convert life experiences into college credits which can shorten time in school and save you money. The advising experience is a solution-focused approach that helps to remove barriers by entering, progressing and maintaining career and education goals.
A one-to-one conversation where the Advisor assists with choice, change and adjustment of a vocation. Advisor encourages Advisee’s to make their own decisions concerning career and educational goals. Advisee is guided into taking steps necessary to reach their goals. An Education or Career Plan is created with action steps to fulfill goal/goals.
Types of Advising to choose from:
- Education Advising – Guide advisee to best path to achieve education goals through education planning. Uncover interests, determine majors, programs, and identify schools that meet your needs.
- Career Advising – Provides advisee with tools and methods for career planning, career satisfaction, labor market trends, and emerging career fields.
Reasons to Use an Advisor
- Remove barriers relating to entering, progressing, or holding a career.
- Make effective satisfactory career/education decisions.
- Receive guidance and information on the nature of work.
- To choose, change, or adjust a vocation.
- Gain insights on interests, abilities, and talents.
- Get information on appropriate job titles, to include tasks, skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities, and salary.
- Discover best fit for school selection, major, program, and learning style.
What Advising is:
- Provide information, advice and guidance to Advisees helping them to make realistic choices about their education, training and work.
- Guidance with clarifying goals.
- Help to identify education and career options.
- Assistance with navigating appropriate programs, training and coursework.
- Understanding the outlook for work market, industries, and trends.
- Explore learning and work opportunities.
- Suggestions on marketing yourself through resumes, interviewing, and branding.
What Advising Is Not:
- Advising is not therapy and does not work on issues of trauma or childhood.
- Advisors are not Psychologists or Psychotherapists.
- Does not try to repair the past or solve unsolvable problems.
- Not a quick fix or one size fits all approach to your challenges.