Career and Vocational Center

 


Director - Angela Stamps - (601)631-2800

All students can access their Choices Planner electronic portfolios from any on-line personal computer at http://ms.bridges.com. The students are given the Site ID and password and select a personal password and portfolio name of their own. Students come to the Career Center through Tech Discovery in the 9th grade, and English classes in grades 10 through 12.

Required Choice Planner Activities

Ninth Grade: Tenth Grade:
· Post Secondary Planner · Post Secondary Planner
· Interest Inventory · Interest InventoryWorkplace Importance Locator
· Career Research · Basic Skills Assessment
· 4-year Plan · Career Research
Eleventh Grade: Twelfth Grade:
· Post Secondary Planning · Post Secondary Planning
· Workplace Skills Checklist · Interview/Applications
· School Finder · Scholarship Finder
· Resume · Update Resume
· Scholarship Search · College Search/Selection
· Career Research · Career Research 

Available at the Career Center:

Financial Aid & Scholarships
· Financial Aid Workshops
· Numerous books and pamphlets
· Web searches
Bridges Planner Career Exploration
www.ms.bridges.com
· Career research and planning
· College Search
· Scholarship search
Any  student  at VHS can access this  resource at school or from home.
Please visit the CC to obtain Site # and password.
Job Exploration Material
· Large library of career books
· Career videos
· Internet Access
Military Information 
· Military area houses display racks  of material from the different branches
· Military Careers
Community Involvement
· Business in the classroom
· Community Service Showcase
· Community Service Clearinghouse
· Job Shadowing
· Internships
· Relay for Life

Hinds Community College* offers the Dual Enrollment Program as well as Career Technical Classes for VHS students. Information about both of these opportunities can be found in the Vicksburg Warren School District New Horizons, the Subject Selection Handbook.

Hinds Community College Information
Hinds Community College website
New Horizons Subject Selection Handbook