Academic and Career Counseling

Academic and Career Counseling offers the following services to applicants and current students: 

  • Academic services on an individual basis, as requested, by students and faculty and/or staff referrals.
  • Academic counseling, individual and workshops, for students who need information and/or training on a variety of academic skills including: time management, study skills, test taking, communication skills, and stress management.
  • Career counseling, career assessments, and career exploration using self-directed searches and aptitude inventories to determine interests and aptitude for available degrees, diplomas, and certificates.
  • Referrals for students to academic and personal services offered by the Success Center and/or additional campus and off-campus resources.
  • Referrals for students to the Disabilities Counselor for screening of possible learning disabilities and/or accommodations for documented disabilities.
  • Referrals for students to the Special Populations Coordinator for resources available to eligible students including single parents, English Language Learners (ELL) and students in programs non-traditional for gender.
  • A note about referrals: If you receive a call from us, an instructor or staff member may have submitted a request for us to contact you through the Technical College System of Georgia Early Alert Management System (TEAMS) to offer you support or services, to help manage attendance or academic issues.

 

Career Exploration Web Sites

CareerOneStop
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop.org is your source for career exploration, training, and jobs. Includes career assessments, wage information, and information for job seekers with disabilities, veterans, career-changers, ex-offenders, and more.

My Next Move
My Next Move is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, and developed by the National Center for O*NET Development. Includes bilingual (English and Spanish) information for career exploration, information for veterans, and 

Virtual Job Shadow
VirtualJobShadow.com is a highly engaging, fully digital career exploration and workforce development resource for postsecondary students. We bring job shadowing directly to the account-holder, eliminating many of the costs and challenges frequently associated with traditional job shadowing. Login to your account today to access hundreds of career profiles and videos, along with education and job-search tools, and more.

Ms. Amy Laughter, MS
Academic/Career Counselor

Phone: (706)771-4068
Fax: (706)771-4034

Email:
alaughte@augustatech.edu

Location:
Building 1300