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Cherokee Nation
17675 S. Muscogee Ave.
P.O. Box 948
Tahlequah, OK 74465
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Career Services

Cherokee Nation Career Services

The mission of the Career Services Group is to develop and encourage individuals to achieve and maintain work habits and skills that promote employability and self-sufficiency through programs that encompass education, training, rehabilitation and supportive services.

Assessments and Certifications

Career Services can assist you in assessing your skills and interests, leading to good career choices. We utilize the TABE test for literacy and math skills, the Oklahoma Career Information System for career exploration, WorkKeys for the career readiness certificate, and we provide GED testing.

Programs for Businesses and Employers

Career Services works with businesses and employers to ensure their workforce needs are met. From certification as an Indian owned and operated business to assist with hiring and training new workers. Career Services has programs that can assist your business.

- Employee Development
- Job Fairs
- Job Bank

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Vocational and Educational Programs

Career Services provides a multitude of programs to assist individuals with their educational and vocational training needs. In addition to programs for the general public, there are programs specific to housing residents, individuals with disabilities, and youth. We offer several in-house training programs as well as assistance to those who are enrolled in vocational training or Associate of Applied Arts or Applied Science degree programs.

- Career Tech Grant

- Career Literacy and Adult Education

- Native American Career Technology

- Classroom Training and Adult Vocational Training

- Reintegration Program

- Vocational Rehabilitation

- Talking Leaves Job Corps

- Building Trades


Employment Programs

The goal of Career Services is jobs. We provide several employment services that assist individuals in attaining and retaining unsubsidized employment that leads to self-sufficiency. We have programs that can assist you in acquiring work experience, receive job-specific training on the job, and provide you with assistance in your job search.

- On-the-Job Training
- Day Training
- Direct Employment
- Work Experience
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Youth Programs

Career Services has educational, vocational, leadership and employment programs for youth aged 16-24, both summer specific and year round.

- Youth Leadership Intern Program
- Summer Youth Program