Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type



Career-counseling, assignment, practicum, school counselors-in-training

Subject Area

Clinical Supervision, Counselor Education, School Counseling


Career counseling is an important skill to attain in training to become a school counselor; however, research has shown that school counselors-in-training need more preparation in terms of career counseling. The author describes an optional career counseling assignment added to a 300-hour school-counseling practicum course provided to 14 students in a southern region university school counseling program. Ten students chose to participate in the assignment and provided pre and post feedback of their experience. Student feedback and practical implications are discussed.



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