A report on Introduction to Career Counselling by the Career Guidance Cell
At Sri Sri Academy, Kolkata the students are introduced to the concepts of a career, how a passion can be turned into a profession, how to carefully choose the subjects and stream of ones liking, how to create ones profile and lot more from class 8.
Keeping this in view the Career Guidance Cell organized a virtual session with the students of class 8 on 12th May, 2022.
After a brief introduction the session began with a warm-up quiz in which the students were asked to identify few professions based on the images presented to them. To make the session even more interactive the students were asked why they need to study. The students came up with interesting answers, which were summed up, by one of the counselors. The difference between a job, profession and career was explained, as was the path from a student to a professional was clearly charted out.
The Principal, Mrs. Shunglu, a counselor in her own rights, explained the students the need for career counseling. She encouraged students to try to continue with Mathematics as well as Science at least till class 10.
The students came to know about how the Career Guidance Cell can help them in this session. The session ended with a list of to dos for the students followed by Q and A.