Career Lab
MCIS Resources



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Welcome to Montana Career Lab

A brief video tour of the new Montana Career Lab website.
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Career Exploration Activities

The Montana Career Lab daily activities help parents start the career exploration process and introduce key concepts of career planning.
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Montana Career Guide

The Montana Career Guide walks users through the entire career planning process from exploring your interests to interviewing for a job.
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PEP Talk - Personal Employment Plan

PEP Talk was designed to help people with limited time develop a personal employment plan as quickly as possible.


Grade School Resources


Career Peeks Alphabet Pages

Created: Sunday, January 1, 2017

This supplement to the Career Peeks activity book gives students a booklet to practice writing the letters of the alphabet using occupations as a theme.



Career Peeks: A Career Awareness Activity Book

Created: Monday, January 2, 2017

A fun activity book for 1st and 2nd graders. Career Peeks gives kids their first glimpse into the world of careers.



Career Heroes: A Career Awareness Workbook

Created: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

This workbook for 3rd and 4th graders introduces students to a variety of careers with fun activities on every page.

Career Heroes Teacher Guide
Career Heroes Trading Cards
Career Heroes Crosswalk

Jacob and Emily Skip School

Created: Wednesday, January 4, 2017

This publication introduces the concept of career clusters by telling the story of a set of twins who spend the day learning about careers. Designed for 5th and 6th Grade.
Jacob & Emily Teacher's Guide
Jacob & Emily Crosswalk





Middle School Resources


MCIS Junior Workbook

Created: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Your guide to the amazing MCIS Junior career planning tool. This workbook walks students through the MCIS Junior website.

MCIS Junior Worksheets


What to Pack

Created: Thursday, January 30, 2014

This guide helps Middle Schoolers explore their own interests and aptitudes, and see how they relate to different career fields. Budgeting exercises show them how far their money will go in the real world.
What to Pack Crosswalk





High School Resources


Montana Career Guide

Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The Montana Career Guide walks users through the entire career planning process from exploring your interests to interviewing for a job. Includes a section on soft skills and job hunting tips for special populations.



Soft Skills Checklist

Created: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Take inventory of your "Soft Skills," the non-technical skills all workers must have to remain employable. Excerpted from the Montana Career Guide.



Dollars and Sense

Created: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

This publication is a resource to help develop financial literacy skills. Created by the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education and the Montana University System – Office of Student Financial Services.



Mock Job Interview Activity

Created: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Instructions and resources for conducting a fun mock job interview activity. A great resource for teachers and guidance counselors.



Pocket Resume

Created: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A handy resource to help organize your career information. Take it with you when you collect job applications or go to interviews.



MCIS Career Plan: Career Development Framework

Created: Friday, April 12, 2013

The MCIS High School Framework helps instructors develop a grade-appropriate curriculum for career development education.
Framework with worksheets




Additional Resources


Mock Job Interview Video

Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

This video demonstrates all the do's and don'ts of interviewing for a job.



GPS For Your Life

Created: Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Not sure of your career destination? Don't leave it to chance, find your way in MCIS. This brochure gives a broad overview of key career planning features in MCIS.