Allegany-Limestone Central School

Counseling & Guidance

Career Studies
 Interview Day is scheduled for May 24, 2017 
(new post) College Field Trip to Alfred State and Alfred University on April 25, 2017
Students will be getting permission slips which will need to be turned in 2 weeks prior so the colleges can get an accurate number of attendees.  Additioanally, students can eat in the cafe if they want but will need to pay $7.00.   This will be paind to ALCS and can be turned into Ms. Gergel in Guidance,  Students can bring a bag lunch or oreder one from the cafeteria if they do not want to eat at the campus dining hall.

NYS Standard for Career Development and Occupational Studies

Allegany-Limestone Central High School Graduation Requirement

Students will be required to use their school email as many of the assignments will be available online and emailed to the teacher when completed.

It is recommended to save the following information to the flash drive in order to review and reflect on the data in the future.
Required Components

1)      Interest Inventory Report: This will be the report that is generated from Guidance Direct, a career and college exploration software program.

2)      Career Plan: Overview describing your education and career goals with describing details on how you plan to accomplish this.

3)      Letter of Recommendation: One from a teacher or school employee.

4)      Letter of Recommendation:  One from a community member, (highly recommended). If this is not feasible, a second letter from a school employee is acceptable.

5)      College visit or college field trip: Reflection essay required. If a college visit is done personally, a college official from admissions needs to sign off on your visit. At least one group field trip will be planned.

6)      Community Service: 6 Hours to be completed in the semester you have Career Studies. Documentation required and turned into your teacher.

7)      Cover Letter: will be done in English class. A copy will need to be made for your Career Studies portfolio.

8)      Resume: a college resume will be completed in English class and a job resume will be completed in Career Studies. Students will need to email a copy of their college resume to Mrs. Gregory. This information will be used towards scholarships.

9)      Employment Application: one written and one online.

     10)  Mock Interview  (Interview Day is scheduled for May 24, 2017).  Students will have the opportunity to interview with 4-6 professionals from the community.             In addition to the interview, they will receive quality feedback and an evaluation.  Students will follow-up with thank-you letters appropriate.