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Careers Guidance

Careers Guidance

Career guidance and counselling at GES aims to enable students to make more informed and better educational career choices.

Career guidance and counselling include the following services:

  • Advising students and parents on secondary school programs / academic curriculum, preparing them for college application and admission
  • Planning and preparation for college / university admissions tests; like the SATS, ACT, IELTS, TOEFL etc
  • Informing students about post secondary financing / sponsorship that can be used to support education and training.
  • GES organises and facilitates successful field trips to bring students to various Universities and other post secondary institutions in Qatar.
  • Obtaining of prospectuses and materials regarding University and College information.
  • Hosting guest speaker sessions at GES, where professionals from post-secondary institutions could speak to students on academic information as well as personal concern. ( UCAS, Universities, Embassies etc )
  • Arranging, together with the IB, AS, coordinator and CAS teacher; job shadowing, work placements and community based learning programs to allow students to directly experience workplace situations.
  • Setting up and providing mock interviews in preparation for university, internships, and work interviews.
  • Working with younger students on their subject choices to match their careers and university choices/ expectations.
  • Developing career portfolios, which include test and grade results, personal essay, examples of student work resumes etc.
  • Providing personal counselling to students on various issues including, attendance, motivation, classroom attitude, peer relationships, workplace relationships, family problems etc.
  • In addition GES provides a dedicated Student Universities Applications Handbook that can be downloaded to help you complete university application process.