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Illinois Career Information System

A self-directed, no cost, internet-based system that combines a wealth of career, education/training, and labor market information into one comprehensive, easy-to-use resource tool. The CIS portal encourages self-reflection, exploration, research, goal setting, and decision making for lifelong learning.

We provide virtual and in-person training sessions on how to use the website. This training is typically for teachers, counselors, school administrators, workforce partners, agencies, and case managers. Visit the training schedule below for more information. 

CIS360 Job Seeker (Adult)

Recommended for career explorers and career changers, CIS360 Job Seeker/Adult is for the person who wants to explore current job market trends, change careers, seek new opportunities, and more. This version features extensive job search resources, certification, training and retraining options, job and labor market trends, and offers career-planning guidance.

CIS360 College

Recommended for potential, current, and former college students and adults. CIS360 College encourages college and university students to set career and educational goals, connect majors to the world of work, locate scholarships, prepare to transfer to another institution, and find graduate schools. 

CIS360 High School

CIS360 High School provides comprehensive career information for students developing and updating their future educational and career plans. This site supports high school students in their lifelong career-planning and promotes self-awareness, self-reliance, and self-worth. Tools in this site include self-assessments, exploration, research, goal setting, and decision making. 

CIS360 Junior

Explore the world of work in CIS360 Junior and questions like: What are my strengths, interests, and talents? How do I make decisions and plans? And how do my school and community activities help me reach my goals? This site, suitable for grades 5-8, includes activities that match a student’s interests to hundreds of occupations like scientist, video game designer, and teacher. ​ ​


CIS360 Training Schedule Form  (New Spring schedule!)

CIS360 Tutorial Recordings  (Coming Soon!)

Learn More Earn More Mini-Poster

Summer Job Central Flyer  (Spring 2024 Now Available!)


Licensed Occupations in Illinois​​ - Information provided in Illinois State Licensed, Certified and Registered Occupations has been developed to provide information about occupations that are regulated in some way by a state entity. It is designed to be a helpful tool for individuals, students, counselors, educational training program planners and administrators, economic development professionals, employers, and policy-making bodies. This information is presented only as a guide. If more detailed information is desired, please contact the appropriate regulatory agency.


Links to U.S. Department of Labor websites
  • My Skills My Future  – Helps laid-off workers and other career changers explore new careers that may use the skills and experience gained in previous jobs.
  • My Next Move  – Provides users with estimates of future job demand across the United States.
  • Career Outlook  – Offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.

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