FOCUS 2 guides users through a reliable, intuitive career and education decision-making model to help them choose a college, select a major, explore occupations, make informed career decisions, and take action in their career development. FOCUS 2 provides valid and reliable assessments, including Work Interests-Holland Code, Personality, Values, Skills, Leisure Interests, and Career Planning Readiness. Assessment results are matched to supporting majors and career options with over 1,000 occupations and up-to-date career information. With our bold new look and cutting edge functionality, the FOCUS 2 systems can be used on all devices.

Students using FOCUS 2 will register using the password “tigers” (all lower case, without quotes), then select your ACE101 instructor. Continuing Students of Andrew, please select Continuing Student as your ACE101 instructor. Alumni of Andrew College, please select Spence Sealy as your ACE instructor, and enter your Andrew College ID.

The FOCUS 2 systems reflect the ground-breaking work of nationally prominent psychologists, Dr. Frank J. Minor of IBM, Dr. Donald Super, considered by many to be the founding father of career development, Dr. Roger Myers and Dr. David Tiedeman, both former presidents of the APA counseling division, and Dr. David Campbell of the Campbell-Strong Interest Inventory. FOCUS 2 has been fully certified in meeting the highest level of standards established by the Association for Computer-Based Systems for Career Information and conforms to criteria established by the National Career Development Association and the U.S. Department of Labor.

Development Staff

Mission

Recognizing that career development is a life-long process, the mission of Career Services at Andrew College is to educate and support students as they explore and further understand themselves and their career options, gain valuable work-related experience, develop as upcoming and new professionals, and launch their post-graduation career plans.

Career Service Learning Outcomes

SLO: Students who complete Andrew College resume preparation activities will learn how to write an effective resume.
SLO: After completing an assessment of interests, values, skills, and abilities, students will be able to articulate their career choices based on the assessment.
SLO: Students who attend the ACE101 classroom presentation will learn the importance of career planning.

Graduate

Career Services Available

Skills Assessment
Vocation Discernment
Resume Writing Assistance
Mock Interview Assistance
Internship Placement
Networking
Academic & Career Planning
Peer Mentorship
Job/Career Search

Peer Advocates Working with Students

The Mission of the Peer ADVOCATES Working with Students (PAWS) is to serve as ambassadors for the Office of Career Services at Andrew College. PAWS will assist their peers in the career development process, increase the Office of Career Services marketing efforts, conduct outreach opportunities, and establish liaison/mentorship relationships with faculty, staff, and especially Andrew College students.

Constitution & Bylaws

Application

Referral Application

Upcoming Workshops

Adulting 101

Career Readiness Workshop

Josh Curtin

Josh Curtin
Academic and Career Mentor
joshcurtin@andrewcollege.edu
229-732-5902
Science Building 108

PAWS