Career Center


Career Center
 
The Career Center is located in the administrative wing of the Jim Thorpe Area High School.  It is situated between the main office and the nurse's office, directly across the hall from the auditorium.  The Career Center is open to students, parents and members of the community during school hours and before and after school by appointment.  The staff is available to assist individuals throughout the day.  Students should see the guidance secretary before first period or during free time to schedule an appointment in advance, with the exception of extreme emergencies. 
 
The Career Center has a vast amount of informational materials for individual or class usage.  There are a great deal of publications dealing with two year colleges, four year colleges, graduate and professional schools and financial aid.  There are also materials dealing with private schools, apprenticeship programs and the military.  Numerous books, videos and  DVD's are on hand dealing with thousands of careers and occupations.  Computers are available with programs for occupational or ability assessment as well as college and financial aid searching.  Anyone interested in visiting the Career Center should contact Mrs. Jennifer Strauss, guidance administrative assistant at (570) 325-5137.