International network of career guidance centers
The Center for professional guidance and counseling was open in the National University of Ostroh Academy within the program “Increasing the competitiveness of graduates in the labor markets of Ukraine and Belarus through the creation of a cross-border network of university centers for professional and career counselling”.
Cross-border cooperation Belarus Ukraine program together with Lutsk National Technical University, Francisk Skorina Gomel State University, O.S. Pushkin Brest State University implement this project and it is financed by the European Union.
The aim of the project is to advance local communities’ standard of living by enhancing competition among the youth in the labour market in Ukraine and Belarus. Therefore, a system of professional and technical education of students and partner universities’ graduates has been created which helps develop professional and career self-identification of graduates and present their professional competence to employers in the labour markets in Ukraine and Belarus. To target groups belong high school students and applicants, bachelor students and university graduates, specialists for professional and career guidance.
Within the framework of the program four professional guidance centers will operate, 16 certified professional and career consultants will work, a computer base of high school students and graduates will be created previously taken professional orientation crash course, a web portal of the project will operate, etc.
Workshops and seminars will be organized for target groups of the project, professional counselling centers will be set up. In addition, the preparation and certification of consultants, the professional and career orientation of applicants and graduates will be held, the exchange of experience and best practices, the final conference of the project will take place.
Apart from that, program implementers will continuously inform employers about the graduates' career potential by organizing access to the resume database via the Internet.INCGC.ORG