Career Coaching

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At Your High School!



  • Jessica Bringer (John Wood Community College); you can also text or call 217.394.9144.

What is a Career Coach?

A Career Coach is available to students like you to help navigate your many options after high school. The Career Coach can help you determine your path, access financial and academic resources and come up with a personalized plan to help you succeed after graduation.

Who can use a Career Coach?

  • Students feeling pressure to pick a major or career
  • Students who are unsure what their options are
  • Students who know what they want to do, but need help figuring out how
  • Juniors and Seniors can apply; preference will be given to Seniors


  • One-on-one meeting during homeroom
  • Meetings can be in-person or virtual sessions
  • Help navigate ALL options after high school
  • Ongoing access to career coach
  • Mentor into continue into college at JWCC
  • Connections to financial and person resources
Students who participate will receive their first class (FYE-First Year Experience) at JWCC free! ($163 value)