Career Development is a resource for career exploration and planning. It contains both printed and online resources and also sponsors a number of special workshops and presentations related to career decision making and job placement.
Career Development is located on each major campus. For more information, visit the webpage.
Florida State College at Jacksonville offers a number of college credit career planning courses that will count as elective credit in an A.A. program of study.
SLS 1301 Career Planning and the World of Work - Using self-assessment instruments as well as group discussions, this course helps you select a tentative career path which is compatible with your individual values, interests and skills. Two credit hours.
SLS 1401 Computerized Career Planning - This course uses computer-based career exploration activities to assist you in deciding on your career path. There are no formal class hours; the course is a self-paced and independent study. One credit hour.
Computerized Career Exploration Systems
FSCJ offers free access to a number of helpful career exploration systems, all of which provide self-assessment and career database functions. SIGI and eChoices may be found at Florida Department of Education - Choices Planner; Discover is a system available within Career Development. You are encouraged to make an appointment with a counselor to discuss which system is most appropriate and/or to discuss your results.
Spotlight on Careers
These seminars focus on a variety of different occupational fields. The speakers are people who work and/or teach in the areas covered. Speakers provide specific knowledge related to local job trends, “inside” information related to their occupational field and will answer questions from the audience. Contact Career Development for more information.
Major Resources for Career Planning
Information on Careers
Information on Colleges and Financial Aid