Career Assessment and Resources

The Workforce Training Specialist at Southwest MS Community College provides assistance to individuals wanting to improve their opportunities in the workplace.

A variety of programs, materials and services are available to help individuals make informed decisions about education, training and work options.

The lab has computer and/or pencil/paper tests to provide new and motivating ways to assess aptitudes, interests, values, and skills.

Assessment Activities Include:

  • Interest Assessments
    • Choices (MS Bridges)
    • Self Directed Search
  • Educational Assessments
    • TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education)
    • ASSET Test
    • GED Test (General Educational Development)
    • WorkKeys (Locating Information, Reading for Information, and Applied Mathematics)

Other Resources Include:

  • Occupation Information
  • Employment Outlook - State and National
  • College Information
  • Financial Aid Resources
    • Federal Student Financial Aid (FAFSA)
    • Free college scholarship search and financial aid
    • The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
    • College View
    • College Scholarships
    • Free scholarships and financial aid
  • The Internet for information and job search
    • Mississippi Department of Employment Security
    • Mississippi Careers
    • Monster Career Search
    • Job Bank USA

These services are not only available to students and faculty, but to anyone needing help with education and career planning.


Contact Information

Janice McKellar
Workforce Training Specialist
Regional Workforce Training Center
Room 130
(601) 276-3842