Use CIS to help you find the answer to these important questions:

  • Who am I?

    • Better understand yourself

    • Explore your interests

    • Discover your talents

    • Learn about high demand jobs in careers that interest you

    • Identify programs of study that interest you and schools that offer them

  • Where am I headed?

    • Make the connection between school, learning, and your future in the work world

    • Get a reality check. Find out which occupations will support your desired lifestyle

    • Understand employment skills

  • How do I get there?

    • Investigate education and career options so you can create a career plan that is right for you

    • Explore training and education opportunities; find options to finance your future education

    • Develop a plan

What are my next steps?

Log in to CIS

Seek help from a school counselor or careers teacher. Ask them for a CIS user name and password. Be sure to involve your parents.

Explore on your own

Idaho Department of Labor offers a free version of CIS.

Try CIS guest now
Be sure to check out these parts of CIS

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Create a Portfolio
  • You'll have quick access to your assessment results, college and scholarship lists and all of the other career information you've found.
  • It will stay with you through high school, postsecondary education and into the workforce.
  • You can draft a career plan and update it year after year.
  • Calendars of future coursework, school applications and other career activities will help you progress toward your goals.
  • You'll be able to access the information you'll need to put on a resume and use CIS's quick and customizable resume writer.
Create a Career Plan
  • Exploring all of the options that interest you will lead you to the Career Plan that works for you. We all need good information to make good decisions. Your Career Plan is your personal plan of action and a record of your successes.
  • Plan and record all of your middle/junior high school and high school classes, activities and work experience so you are ready for the future you seek after high school and beyond.
  • Create an action plan to achieve the education and skills levels needed to reach your personal and career goals.
  • Update your personalized path to the future of your choice.

Need a CIS login?

Check and see if your school has a subscription to CIS. Talk with your Password Manager to get set up with a username and password.

Use CIS guest to explore the tools and information available to you.

CIS Junior is ideal for elementary and middle school students.


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