Mangaluru, Aug 19: Career guidance helps individuals make informed choices about their future by engaging them in a process to understand their interests and abilities, identify the right job opportunities within the local environment, and become better equipped to make decisions on pursuing careers in future. In this regard, a session on career guidance was organized at St Aloysius Pre-University College.
Prof Ronald Pinto, director of Institute for Individual Development, was the resource person of the session. As a former vice principal of St Aloysius College (Autonomous), HoD and professor in Chemistry, he has an experience of 38 years in teaching and career counselling and is a sought after resource person for conducting training sessions for teachers, students and parents. In his talk, he emphasized on the various career options available after the completion of their courses. Students received a wide range of information pertaining to their respective combinations.
In addition to the conventional choices which they can opt for after their second PUC, Prof Ronald Pinto also threw light upon the plethora of newer opportunities available to the students.
He made a mention of the various examinations that the students can take up so that they can seek admission into the premier institutes in India. Students were also informed about the various job opportunities available in the government sectors, government examinations and scholarships which they can avail to complete their education with minimum financial resources.
The resource person also spent time at the end of the session to answer the queries of the students.