Career Planning

  • SchooLinks

    • SchooLinks is a modern, college and career readiness platform to prepare students for what comes after graduation. SchooLinks helps students discover their interests and strengths, explore colleges and careers, and create a personal graduation plan that best reflects their post-secondary goals. SchooLinks at Sycamore Junior High School is accessible in 7th and 8th grades by students and their parents.  Students will continue their SchoolLinks exploration throughout their high school years so all activities/progress will follow them from the Junior High.

      All of the SchooLinks features are designed with students in mind to help them become career, college, and life ready. SchooLinks features are incredibly user-friendly and content can be easily comprehended by students. 

      **Junior High students will begin using SchooLinks during the 2nd semester of the 2021-2022 school year.

      Using SchooLinks, junior high students will:

      • Complete a student onboarding activity to familiarize them with SchooLinks
      • Take self discovery assessments to help identify interests and learning styles
      • Explore careers with various assessments and learning tools
      • Have access to explore and research colleges
      • Favorite/save careers and colleges

      Using SchooLinks, high school students and parents can:

      • Access career interest, strength and mindset surveys
      • Build their Ohio Graduation Plan
      • Explore 2-year and 4-year colleges
      • Review their Ohio Graduation Plan
      • Create course plans based on career pathways
      • Take virtual reality college campus tours
      • Search for scholarships
      • Learn about financial aid
      • Find internship and volunteer opportunities
      • Explore traditional, emerging and military career fields
      • Create digital portfolios / resumes
      • Communicate with counselors

      Using SchooLinks, 12th graders will be able to:

      • Track college applications and request transcripts
      • Request Letters of Recommendation

       

      Student Login: Students will login to SchooLinks via Google using their Sycamore Google account.

      Guardian/Parents Login: Will be available through invitation from their student(s).