Getting into a counseling career requires having a bachelor's degree or a master's degree. Not only young students but even adults want to change their field to consult counselors.
In order to get an overview of how a counseling job works there are no better options than visiting a person that is already pursuing that career. Go to your school counselor and get the details about the qualifications, requirements and other important aspects of a counseling career. In order to find the jobs that suit your requirements you can go to graduate school programs website (gradschools.com) and learn more from it about this counseling career.
Counseling employment requires you to have patience and positive mindset when analyzing the student and offering him jewels of advice on his career. Also be aware of the school counseling certificate that you will need in that state if you are aiming to work in a school. The pay that you will get in the services you offer varies a lot, if you become a school counselor then your pay would be good but if you go for private employment then it would be better.
You can find all the career counseling employment listing at a school near you or newspaper classifieds, they would take time to gather but it would be beneficial. You can also use the 21st century method of finding jobs online and get the complete listing along with pay and contact address in the comfort of your home from various job search engines online.