Welcome to the Berkley High School Career Center

Through the Career Center, students are able to access information about post secondary opportunities, including college, apprenticeships, employment, and training programs. 

Please contact our Career Center Coordinator, Sheri Sienkiewicz, with any questions.

Educational Development Plan (EDP) with Xello 2020-2021

 How do I access Xello during remote learning?

Log into the Chrome Browser with your BRK Google Email account. 

  1. Open Chrome
  2. Go to Berkley High School Website
  3. Click on Counseling
  4. Click on Career Center
  5. Click on
    Xello Student Login (This will take you directly to your personal Xello account)

 What do I need to do to complete my EDP?

Xello DASHBOARD

1. Avatar Top Right 

  • Click on Account
  • Update your Personal Information
    • Update address using edit button
    • Update Mobile Number
    • Add a non school email address
  • Click on Avatar
  • Click on Dashboard​​​​​

2. Get Started With Your EDP

  • Get Started
  • To unlock this lesson - complete the tasks
  • The tasks vary from grade to grade
  • Green check marks will show up when you have completed a task.
  • Once all lessons have been done, you will open the lesson.

 

3. Lesson - What is your dream job and why?

  • Enter in space provided.
  • Then “Turn In”.
  • One or two sentences is good.

You are done!!  Congratulations! 
Feel free to continue exploring your future in Xello!

 What if I need help?

 Drop-In EDP Support every Wednesday 2:30-3:15 PM on Zoom!
 Email Mrs. Sienkiewicz
 How to Access the Full Version of Xello from a Mobile Device

Military Service

External LinkMilitary Information

External LinkJoining the Military

External LinkArmy Stars Lab
Chemistry and anatomy resource linked to apps for learning about the periodic table, octet rule, bonding and skeletal system (also has games).

External LinkMarch 2 Success
A free interactive 24/7 online study program designed to prepare students for standardized tests, improve school work and for review.

Online test preparation and practice exams include: SAT/ACT, State assessment testing MCAT/DAT/PAX/TEAS and PSB/RN, STEM subjects, Health and Wellness/College Prep.

External LinkCareers in the Military
Explore/investigate job and career opportunities across the branches of the military.

External LinkArmy Career Navigator
Explore/investigate career/college paths specific to the Army.

External LinkASVAB Program
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Career exploration tool for careers in the military.


Other Service

External LinkAmeriCorps
External LinkPeace Corps
External LinkThe Student Conservation Assoc.


Apprenticeships & Job Training

External LinkApprenticeship Information in Michigan
External LinkContact information to get connected with Apprenticeship
External LinkConstruction Apprenticeships in Michigan
External LinkMUST Construction Apprenticeships
External LinkSoutheast Michigan Construction Academy
External LinkDetroit Job Corps


Gap Year Programs

External LinkGap Year Information
External LinkUncollege
External LinkWinterline


Employment

External LinkCoolWorks

BHS Counseling Department News

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March 1, 2021
BHS Counseling Department News
Volume 59

What's inside...

  • BHS Hybrid/Cohort calendar for Semester 2  
  • BHS Counseling Department In-Person Protocol
  • Scheduling for 2021-2022 School Year due March 12th
  • BHS Virtual College Fair is March 1st
  • Counseling Department presentation to 9th graders on March 3rd
  • CASA Virtual Open House is March 4th
  • Berkley's Little Free Food Pantry
  • Oakland Technical Early College Virtual Info Nights March 9th, 11th, 17th
  • I Matter Virtual Event for teen girls on March 13th 
  • Discover Macomb Community College Virtual Events
  • How students can check their PSAT scores
  • BHS NHS Induction Info
  • Class of 2021 Community Service Cord documentation due March 5th
  • OU Online Spring Break Enrichment Program March 29th-April 1st
  • Birmingham YMCA is hiring for the summer - apply ASAP
  • Oakland County Summer Jobs
  • Plum Hollow Country Club is hiring caddies - apply before March 31st
  • Birmingham Country Club is hiring caddies - register before April 1st
  • City of Pleasant Ridge Summer Employment application is due April 12th
  • Signet Golf Associates is hiring (18 yo and older)
  • Oakland Schools Career Readiness Family Expo is March 23rd
  • Society of Women Engineers Detroit Spring Events
  • MI Student Aid Virtual College Financial Aid Nights (Tuesdays & Thursdays in February)
  • Scholarships for Seniors in the Counseling Office in Schoology! 
  • Resources for Parents:  Attendance in MISTAR, Grades in Schoology
  • Meeting with your Counselor
  • Ways to stay connected & informed!
February 22, 2021
BHS Counseling Department News
Volume 58

 Welcome Back In-Person Students!  

What's inside...

  • BHS Hybrid/Cohort calendar for Semester 2  
  • BHS Counseling Department In-Person Protocol
  • BHS Virtual College Fair is March 1st
  • Oakland Technical Early College Virtual Info Nights March 9th, 11th, 17th
  • Anxiety Support Group for Teens
  • I Matter Virtual Event for teen girls on March 13th 
  • Perry Virtual Experience for March
  • CollegeBoard to discontinue SAT Subject Tests and SAT Essay portion after June 2021
  • How students can check their PSAT scores
  • BHS NHS Induction Info
  • Class of 2021 Community Service Cord documentation due March 5th
  • OU Online Spring Break Enrichment Program March 29th-April 1st
  • Oakland County Summer Jobs
  • Plum Hollow Country Club is hiring caddies - apply before March 31st
  • Birmingham Country Club is hiring caddies - register before April 1st
  • City of Pleasant Ridge Summer Employment application is due April 12th
  • Signet Golf Associates is hiring (18 yo and older)
  • Oakland Schools Guest Speaker on February 24th
  • Oakland Schools Career Readiness Family Expo is March 23rd
  • MI Student Aid Virtual College Financial Aid Nights (Tuesdays & Thursdays in February)
  • Scholarships for Seniors in the Counseling Office in Schoology! 
  • Michigan Rehabilitation Services Virtual Info Meeting February 22nd
  • Late Registration Deadline for AP Exams is February 26th
  • Resources for Parents: How to feel less groggy and more energized in the morning, Attendance in MISTAR, Grades in Schoology
  • Meeting with your Counselor
  • Ways to stay connected & informed!
February 8, 2021
BHS Counseling Department News
Volume 57

What's inside...

  • Asynchronous Day this week is Friday!
  • BHS Hyrbid/Cohort calendar for Semester 2  
  • CollegeBoard to discontinue SAT Subject Tests and SAT Essay portion after June 2021
  • How students can check their PSAT scores
  • BHS NHS Induction Info
  • Oakland ACE Early College Program app is open! (current 10th graders only)
  • Class of 2021 Community Service Cord documentation due March 5th
  • OU Online Spring Break Enrichment Program March 29th-April 1st
  • City of Pleasant Ridge Summer Employment application is due April 12th
  • Signet Golf Associates is hiring (18 yo and older)
  • Local insurance office is hiring!
  • OCC Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Program Info Session on February 10th
  • UDM Nursing School Virtual Info Session on February 15th
  • Oakland Schools Guest Speaker on February 24th
  • Oakland Schools Career Readiness Family Expo is March 23rd
  • MI Student Aid Virtual College Financial Aid Nights (Tuesdays & Thursdays in February)
  • Scholarships for Seniors in the Counseling Office in Schoology
  • Michigan Rehabilitation Services Virtual Info Meeting February 22nd
  • Late Registration Deadline for AP Exams is February 26th
  • Society of Women Engineers Youth Program (SWENext)
  • Resources for Parents: Raising Confident, Independent Children, Attendance in MISTAR, Grades in Schoology
  • Meeting with your Counselor
  • Ways to stay connected & informed!