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myStrategic Compass Jr.

myStrategic Compass Junior is an online career development system for middle school students. It includes career exploration and planning, assessments, and activities that helps students identify their interests and how to plan for where they want to go.

Career-focused knowledge and employability skills help learners succeed.

myStrategic Compass Jr. is a personalized career planning and exploration tool based on skill, work experience, and career interest that helps learners identify what is important in a career. By comparing these interests against various occupations, myStrategic Compass creates a profile of occupations reflecting careers and personal values to help identify the recommended foundational academic and employability skills required for desired opportunities.

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Who can benefit?

myStrategic Compass Jr. is designed for middle school learners, teachers, and parents to help identify the careers that best suit the learners’ interests, skills, values, and goals. 

The interactive career planning program lets learners enter their individual preferences to find matching careers aligned to their interest, skill and career experience.  It was designed specifically for middle school students with age-appropriate reading level and classroom activities that engage learners in the career exploration process.

myStrategic Compass Jr. allows students to create a personal online portfolio that transfers seamlessly to myStrategic Compass for high schools. The Portfolio can include their Course Planner, links to their favorites, a resume/job application worksheet, and record of their thoughts, notes and interactions.

By giving learners pertinent real-world information, it keeps them engaged and motivated through middle school, high school, and beyond.

myStrategic Compass Junior Self Survey Results
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      Career Planning & Exploration

      myStrategic Compass Jr. includes a personalized electronic counseling tool with career interest profiles that electronically examine what is important to a participant in a career. By comparing these interests against various occupations, myStrategic Compass Jr. creates a list of occupations reflecting these personal values, which, upon exploration, identify the level of mastery of foundational academic and employability skills required for desired opportunities.  

      With this powerful resource, teachers and counselors can work together to personalize and plan for each learner’s career interest aligned to real opportunities and economic data. Learners can also utilize dynamic tools to budget their life using real-time market data based on career interest and salary by region and local cost of living under the Reality Check section.

      View the complete list of features and capabilities of myStrategic Compass to learn how you can integrate the career planning and exploration tool.

      myStrategic Compass Feature List