Resource to Check Out: The Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS)


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“The Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS) is an Internet-based system that combines a wealth of career, educational and labor market information into one comprehensive, easy-to-use exploration tool.

With MCIS, students and clients can:

Learn about over 520 occupations
Develop a personal portfolio
Research colleges, universities, and career schools
Find scholarships and financial aid
Improve job search skills and create a resume
MCIS offers several subscription fee levels, based on the number of potential users at each site.

MCIS is used by schools, colleges, libraries, Workforce Centers, and many community-based organizations. MCIS is updated annually to ensure that the information is current and accurate.

An annual MCIS subscription includes:

Unlimited access to the website

Free training via hands-on workshops held around the state
Free technical support
Listserv membership
Other Career Development Resources

MCIS Jr. is an Internet-based system that supports reading, writing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills while developing self-awareness, career exploration, research, and planning skills. It is written at a fifth-grade level, making it appropriate for special populations as well as students in middle schools or junior highs.

MnCareers is Minnesota’s only comprehensive printed guide for career and education exploration. Inside, career explorers will find an interest assessment, details on over 200 occupations, resources for career services and more. Most often, the guide is utilized as a classroom textbook or as a tool for one-on-one career counseling. Parents and adult job seekers also purchase single copies of the publication to use at home. MnCareers is a product of ISEEK Solutions of which MCIS is a partner.

If you have questions about any MCIS product or subscription service, or if you would like to request user training or need technical support, please contact Deb Parkos, Accounts/Customer Support at 651-582-8321 (metro area) or 1-800-599-6247 (toll-free).”



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