Darton State College Catalog 2013 - 2014 - page 44

system, the Center furnishes the community and prospective and currently enrolled
students with a variety of resources for achieving career goals.
The center maintains a library with career information on the nature of the work, entry-
level requirements, future job trends, salary ranges, and prospects for advancement in
more than 5,000 career areas. Information on all aspects of student life, transfer
procedures, admissions requirements, financial aid, costs, and programs of study for all
four-year colleges in the state of Georgia and many colleges nationwide is available to
assist students who want to transfer to senior colleges.
Individual and group advisement is provided to assist students in job readiness, getting a
job, holding a job, promotions, and job changes.
Job Opportunities:
Full-time and part-time employment opportunities can be
viewed in the Career Center or online at
online job board gives students the opportunity to view jobs, post resumes, and
apply online for on or off campus positions.
Georgia Hire:
Through Georgia Hire, students and alumni who are job seeking
can search the campus’ unique and password-protected database 24 hours a
day. Resumes may be posted online, and a host of other career resources may
be accessed.
The Minority Advising Program (MAP) is a support program for minority students. MAP
offers students a variety of personal and academic support services. The primary goals of
the program are to ensure that the college experience is a positive one for minority
students and to promote academic achievement and encourage persistence to graduation
or program completion. The MAP Director serves as a liaison between minority students,
administrators, and other external agencies. Some of the programs offered under MAP
include seminars, career counseling, personal advising, academic advising, and cultural
enrichment activities. The office, located in C-220 on the second floor of the Student
Center, is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.and after hours by appointment.
The international Student Program is a support program for international students. The
program offers career advising, personal advising, academic advising, opportunities for
campus and community involvement, and cultural enrichment activities. The International
Coordinator serves as a liaison between international students, faculty, administrators, the
Department of Homeland Security, and other external agencies. The International Student
Office, located in C-219, is open weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and after hours by
The Disability Services Office is located on the second floor of the Student Center, C-
224. It is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.and after 5:00 p.m.by
appointment for evening students.
Individuals with Physical, Medical, or Learning Disabilities:
Darton State College
complies with all aspects of the Public Law 504 and Americans With Disabilities Act
requirements for accommodating students with documented disabilities. In addition, the
University System of Georgia has established special guidelines for students with learning
disabilities. Therefore, students with disabilities who are requesting accommodations are
required to:
a. Provide the Office of Disability Services with a current transcript and current (within the
last 3 years) documentation verifying the disability. Documentation is defined as the
following: test results; psycho-educational evaluation results; and/or a physician’s
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