Career Quest

Career, College & Educational Advisement

Career Quest

Career, College & Educational Advisement

Career, College and Educational Advisement at JFCS provides students and parents with individualized assessment and evaluation of all factors required to make effective career and educational decisions. We help with career exploration and educational direction at every stage of life with particular emphasis on helping high school and college students as well as young adults searching to find a career path.

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    Discovering a Future Career Path

    As a client, you will have access to our state-of-the-art evaluation tools which can help you identify your best-fit career options. Together, you and your counselor can make informed decisions based on analysis of career interests, aptitude strengths, personality, values, achievement level, study skills and academic drive as well as factors such as financial capability to pay for education. You can look to us to analyze industry and career outlook so that you may select a career and identify educational benchmarks that will lead you down the path to long-lasting career satisfaction.

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    Choosing a College

    Choosing the right institution is the foundation for a successful college education, and your values are an important part of that selection. You can utilize our assessment and interviewing methods to identify the most important factors for you or your child. We can help you search for appropriate colleges, complete the application process, and find scholarship and financial aid opportunities. We can even assist in evaluating college majors and course selections.

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    Educational Transition Coaching

    There are many facets of successful educational completion, and some can be difficult to manage. If you or your family are facing challenges, you can trust JFCS counselors for assistance. We can help with a wide variety of issues such as learning disabilities, deciding on an appropriate college major, establishing independence, assuring smooth transition into college and developing motivation and study skills. If you are a college student, counseling can assist with adjustment issues including academic, social or personal difficulties. You can also find help locating internships and planning for graduate school or other experiences after you complete college.

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    ACT Test Preparation

    Take the stress out of college entrance exams with focused instruction from experienced teachers. Our test preparation methods reduce anxiety and equip students with time-management techniques that allow them to improve test-day performance.
    For more information check our calendar or register with Erin Heakin at [email protected] or 502-452-6341 ext. 246.

Discovering a Future Career Path

As a client, you will have access to our state-of-the-art evaluation tools which can help you identify your best-fit career options. Together, you and your counselor can make informed decisions based on analysis of career interests, aptitude strengths, personality, values, achievement level, study skills and academic drive as well as factors such as financial capability to pay for education. You can look to us to analyze industry and career outlook so that you may select a career and identify educational benchmarks that will lead you down the path to long-lasting career satisfaction.

Choosing a College

Choosing the right institution is the foundation for a successful college education, and your values are an important part of that selection. You can utilize our assessment and interviewing methods to identify the most important factors for you or your child. We can help you search for appropriate colleges, complete the application process, and find scholarship and financial aid opportunities. We can even assist in evaluating college majors and course selections.

Educational Transition Coaching

There are many facets of successful educational completion, and some can be difficult to manage. If you or your family are facing challenges, you can trust JFCS counselors for assistance. We can help with a wide variety of issues such as learning disabilities, deciding on an appropriate college major, establishing independence, assuring smooth transition into college and developing motivation and study skills. If you are a college student, counseling can assist with adjustment issues including academic, social or personal difficulties. You can also find help locating internships and planning for graduate school or other experiences after you complete college.

ACT Test Preparation

Take the stress out of college entrance exams with focused instruction from experienced teachers. Our test preparation methods reduce anxiety and equip students with time-management techniques that allow them to improve test-day performance.
For more information check our calendar or register with Lisa Griffin at [email protected] or 502-452-6341.

Internship Program

Several summer internship positions will be available at the Jewish Community of Louisville, Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Family & Career Services.

The program will run for nine weeks, though the dates for the program may be somewhat flexible according to individual college schedules and the demands of the position. The specific duties may be tailored to meet the accepted applicants’ college majors and career goals as well as the needs of the agencies.

The candidates will be able to apply for more than one position and preference the positions for which they are applying. Interns will be paid $2500 for the summer program which will include several days of organized activities within the Jewish Community. Interns will be provided opportunities to meet key community leaders and other key professionals for career-directed activities.

Information regarding the various organizations can be located at the following websites:

Jewish Community of Louisville, Jewish Community Center, Federation and Community Newspaper
JewishLouisville.org

Jewish Family and Career Services
JFCSLouisville.org