PSYCHOMETRIC TESTING & CAREER COUNSELLING
Every Student should undergo Career counselling before taking any career decision in order to plan one’s career effectively to achieve heights of success in professional arena. It’s also important to understand diversified options available today. Getting a professional Counselling helps for the students to get a direction if struggling to find one or help to planning a career already taken in a more scientific and methodical manner.
We, at Jitin Chawla’s Centre for Career Development, focus on providing counselling based on psychology and extensive research. The essence of Psychometric Testing and Career Counselling is to understand the aptitude, interests and personality of the student.
We offer psychometric testing through a series of scientific tests which reflect the interests, aptitude, strengths, weaknesses and the general personality of the student. This is primarily done in order to give the student a wholesome understanding of what career would suit him/her the best according to the results.
On the basis of psychometric testing, we also disseminate information on the best career options, top universities and colleges for the course, stream selection, subject selection, etc.
Career Workshop covers introduction to Career Planning, Effective Planning by understanding aptitude, personality, interests and abilities. Thereafter, about 25 career options are covered in five groups viz. People based, Creative, Business, Physical/Outdoor & Science based careers. It includes coverage of premier institutes, starting salaries & work environment.
We also conduct career workshops specifically for school students to make them understand about the wide plethora of career options available in all fields. We also focus on emerging careers along with off-beat career options. We have specific workshops as per target audience as well. From Science Safari to Commerce and Humanities based Careers, we cater to all educational streams.
The objectives of conducting a Career Workshop are:
• To let students understand the career planning process & themselves and career options in India & Abroad.
• To help them understand add on courses, internship, summer/winter programs in India & Abroad.
• To help them understand Government jobs opportunities.
• To let them understand various tests & competitions.
Our published career book, Propel, covers broad aspects of popular and upcoming careers for the students. Similarly, we also publish a DU Booklet covering the courses and career prospects specifically for the University of Delhi.
Propel-A Career Book is a smart and compact compilation of important careers & focuses on providing handy information for career & planning & options in a compact format.
This book provides an opportunity to the students to look at the entire spectrum of offbeat careers as against conventional careers. Furthermore, the book also emphasises on inspiring students to be audacious and choose careers that fit their aptitude, personality & interests.
The career options mentioned in Propel are categorized into following avenues: Emerging Entrepreneurial opportunities, Emerging Science based, Commerce & Humanities careers and Offbeat careers.
CAREER FAIR/ CAREER MEETS
We are the only focused career organization doing Career Fairs at schools aptly named as ‘Confluence’. Our career fair is specifically a focused event on career planning for the school which adds value to inculcatinga wholesome thinking outlook and the prospects of having a robust career.
Career fair is a unique platform where in the students of the host school not only get an opportunity to be a part of a number of simultaneous talks but also get to hear Mr. Jitin Chawla speak about choosing stream and career options.
Through our career fair, industry and higher academic institutions are able to interact with the schools and their students. Along with this, students are able to interact with counsellors & institutions for career clarity. Parents also become involved in the stream /career selection process.Confluence, The Career Fair, has the following activities:
GUIDANCE FOR SUMMER & WINTER CAMPS
In order to succeed academically and to have better job prospects, it is essential for a student to undertake summer or winter camps. Along with academic training, summer/winter camps also teach the art of self-reliance, leadership, team work and self-management.
A few examples of summer and winter camps are EDII Summer Camp, TYE Program at IIT Delhi, Quarter Zero Program in USA/UK/France and World Endeavors.
We, at Jitin Chawla’s Centre for Career Development, provide guidance to students from all walks of life and at all educational levels with regard to summer and winter camps in India as well as abroad.
A Students Meetis essentially an inter-school career event where students of a particular class for instance Class XII from nearby schools are invited at the host school and a workshop is conducted.
Mr.Jitin Chawla speaks on stream and career choices and also conducts a Q and A session after the meet for clarification of doubts amongst students.
Student Meet is a unique concept as it enables students to understand about career choices at a personal level, especially in their own environment and at their own pace, that too, directly from Mr. Chawla.