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Career Services

The Career Services office provides assistance to students, graduates, and local employers with a variety of career-related services:

  • Career Counseling
  • Georgia Career Information System (GCIS)
  • Internet Career Search
  • Career Services Seminars
  • Placement Services
  • Local and State Career-Related Websites
  • Local Employment Services Providers
The Career Services Office is located in Room 124A
The hours are 8:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M., Monday through Thursday

Career Counseling
Have you ever wondered how your aptitudes, talents, strengths, interests, and personality style match up with specific careers, education, training, and the job market? Career counseling is available to any potential or current student unsure of a program choice. Career inventories and/or assessments are available in the Career Center. Program options and requirements may be discussed during the counseling session. Final program decision is up to the student.

Georgia Career Information System (GCIS)
Username: okefenokeetc   password: gcis638
The GCIS is an Internet-based system that research capabilities for programs, occupations (including growth and salaries), job search, job retention, skills and interest assessment, and location of colleges and universities in Georgia.  HOPE grant and scholarship opportunities and financial aid information can also be researched from this site.  Computers are available in the Career Center for current and potential students to research information on occupations, employment, training, and educational opportunities. The Director of Career Services may assist with the interpretation of results.

Internet Career Search
Computers are available in the Career Center for current and former students to use in searching local, state, and national job markets.

Career Services Seminars
Career Services sponsors career-related seminars and other activities throughout the term. Information about up-coming seminars and activities is distributed to students through OTC student e-mail accounts and is sent to program instructors. Popular seminars include: Resume/Cover Letter Writing, Interviewing Skills, and Allied Health Careers. Faculty may request specific classroom presentations by the Director of Career Services.

Placement Services
Career Services has contact with area employers on a regular basis. Job postings are forwarded to program instructors as job openings occur. Information regarding employment opportunities is also distributed to students through OTC student e-mail accounts. Services are available to current students and recent graduates.

Local and State Career-Related Websites

Adecco Staffing
Brunswick News
Careers in Southeast Georgia
Careers with the State of Georgia
Coffee Regional Medical Center, Douglas
CSX
ERC
Express Pros Staffing
Flash Foods
GATX
Georgia Area Workforce Trends
Georgia Career Planner
Georgia Department of Labor
Georgia Facts and Figures
Georgia's Hot Careers
Georgia Wage Survey
Glassdoor
Indeed Job Search
Jesup Press Sentinel
Kforce Staffing & Solutions

Lewis and Raulerson
Licensed and Certified Occupations in Georgia
Manpower Staffing
Mary Rogers Resume Format
Mayo Health System, Waycross
Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Wages for Southeast Georgia
Progress Rail
Randstad Staffing
Riley Guide

Southern Company
Southeast Georgia Health System, Brunswick
South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta
Teamtemps Staffing
Technical College System of Georgia
Tift Regional Medical Center, Tifton
Valdosta Daily Times
Waycross Journal Herald

Local Employment Services Providers
Georgia Department of Labor- 912-285-6105
Kelly Services- 912-285-3717
Labor Finders- 912-338-9804
Express Personnel Services- 912-280-0700

For more information about Career Services, please call the Director of Career Services, Charlie Gibson (912) 287-5813 or email him at cgibson@okefenokeetech.edu, or write us at Okefenokee Technical College, Career Services, 1701 Carswell Avenue, Waycross, Georgia 31503.
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