Explore occupations based on interests and find information about the world of work. Includes classroom activities. Suitable for grades 5-8.
Additional premium features available for lease such as GED preparation, as well as ACT and SAT courses and practice tests.
Illinois Career Information System (CIS)
Find information on occupations, education, and financial aid. Use the My CIS Portfolio to create resumes and to plan both classes and career paths. It also provides access to Find Your Green Job and Reality Check.
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Highlights occupations expected to provide the most job openings each year, organized by education and training requirements.
Helpful time line on how to assist with children's education and career planning from junior high through the senior year of high school.
The most advanced academic credential management system available, allowing learners, academic institutions, and employers to request, verify, and share credentials in simple and secure ways. Learn more about Parchment.
For the experienced worker preparing for a career change or one who wants to get back into the workforce after layoff or retirement. It features current openings, job search resources and retraining options.
Summer Job Central
Trying to decide on a career? The Illinois Department of Employment Security offers a variety of career exploration materials. You'll find information on occupations, how to prepare and how to pay for school or training. See also regional wages, self-assessments, course planners and job search hints.