Career Exploration Resources

You are here

MyPlan Introduction

"Create Free Account" then use code "UB4D4WWN"

Online career assessment tool for CWI students

MyPlan.com is a comprehensive set of tools and resources to assist you in making decisions and to help you prepare for your future.

To use MyPlan.com:

  • Go to http://cwidaho.myplan.com/
  • Click on the account tab
  • Click on “create free account”
  • Create your account, (you will choose a username and password).
  • On the 2nd page of account creation, it will ask for a license code, UB4D4WWN is the license code.
  • After creating your account, go to the assessment tab and take all four assessments, (Personality, Interest, Skills, and Values. It should say licensed in green next to each assessment).
  • Your assessment results are on the left-hand side, at the bottom is your composite score.
  • Click on your composite score to see the occupations that you would be happy and successful in based on your assessment results.
  • Click on any occupation to get more information.
  • Contact your advisor to make an appointment to go over your assessments.

External Resources

External Resources

**The following links are additional external resources. The College of Western Idaho is not affiliated with the companies/sites listed below.
  • Next Steps Idaho: utilizes many resources to help you make informed career decisions post-graduation.
    Take Interest and Value Quizzes
    Prep for the SAT or ACT
    Find out how AP classes/testing can help you after High School
    Explore careers and starting wages
    Find a college or major
    Search for scholarships/explore finance options
    Create a resume and cover letter
    Calculate your Grade Point Average (GPA)
    Nextsteps.idaho.gov

    If you would like to discuss the resources available on this webpage, please contact your Student Success Advisor.
     
  • The Cabin: A center for readers and writers alike! Once a month, The Cabin offers free drop-in workshops. Find out more at www.thecabinidaho.org
  • Boise Communication Education: Community Education makes many great topics and classes available to everyone.  Local instructors have the opportunity to pass on their knowledge in many topics that might not otherwise be available.  You can find a class in just about any topic you can imagine. Example of classes include: Cake decorating, photography, yoga, financial planning, and Microsoft Excel. For more information, visit www.boiselearns.org
  • Boise Environmental Education: Curious about the environment and the careers involved? Boise Environmental Education (BEE) provides free and low-cost lessons and outdoor workshops for both adults and children. Visit www.bee.cityofboise.org/learn to learn more about the lessons they offer!
  • REI of Boise: REI of Boise offers many free workshops for those that are interested in learning more about the great outdoors. Visit www.rei.com/stores/boise.html  to learn more about what they offer.
  • Boise State University: Boise State offers many free seminars, workshops, and expos. Past events include: Flexible spending workshop, service-learning expo, first Friday astronomy lecture and star gazing, philosophy talk, and much more! Find out more at www.events.boisestate.edu/
  • Community Forestry: Brought to you by the City of Boise! Every year from January to May, the City of Boise offers a plethora of free classes; Tree, lawn, landscape, and gardening classes. There are also opportunities to volunteer. To learn more, visit www.parks.cityofboise.org/community-forestry/
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: Are you interested in researching the highest paying occupations or perhaps the fastest growing ones? Here you will find information in any easy to research format of our national occupational outlook. Research a career at www.bls.gov/ooh/home.htm
  • Volunteer!:  Not only does volunteering help the community and your resume, it also allows you to explore career paths first hand. Explore all the volunteer opportunities in your area at www.volunteermatch.org
  • Glassdoor - Glassdoor has millions of jobs, salary information, company reviews, and interview questions – all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers. www.glassdoor.com
  • HireOwl - Hiring students for internships and freelance projects. www.hireowl.com
  • My Next Move - What do you want to do for a living? go to mynextmove.org to have help finding your next steps.www.mynextmove.org