Workforce Tulsa

As a private-industry led board of 50 leaders from around Tulsa, Osage, Creek and Pawnee counties, the Tulsa Area Workforce Investment Board works to ensure that the workforce system – made up of employers, job seekers, trainers and educators, government agencies and non-profits – is operating as efficiently as possible so that limited resources are

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Choctaw Nation Career Development

The Choctaw Nation Career Development Program provides a comprehensive array of career guidance services, workforce skills development, academic skills enhancement, and financial education that enables members of the Choctaw Nation to obtain recognized certifications needed to enter careers and/or advance existing careers that are self-sustaining and contribute to personal financial security, healthy lifestyles, and the

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Native American Youth and (NAYA) Family Center

NAYA Family Center draws on the strengths of its staff and volunteers to provide inclusive programming for Native American youth and their families. NAYA Family Center currently provides the following programs: Middle school advocacy services. High school advocacy services. Tutoring and after-school programs. Native community employment services. Middle school, grade 8/9 transition, high school math,

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Free Online Learning

Learning new skills, taking new classes, or starting college doesn’t need to put in you debt – sometimes it can be entirely free! The resources below are a few examples- The Native Learning Center (NLC) offers free learning opportunities to Native Americans and those working in Indian Country. In addition to providing both online and

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Green Jobs

Green Jobs are careers that promote sustainability, environmental responsibility, and supporting energy efficiency. They innovate industries to insure longevity and growth. Programs that hire in this field are: utilities, manufacturing companies, government agencies, and major corporations. According to a 2013 news release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, states with highest Green goods and services

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Job & Career Centers – Western Region

America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) links all of California’s state and local workforce services and resources. The AJCC partners are the Employment Development Department, the California Workforce Investment Board, and 49 Workforce Investment Boards that administer the over 200 America’s Job Centers of California across the state. These centers were formerly called Career One-Stop

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Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeships create opportunities for individuals to gain employable lifetime skills and provides employers with a highly skilled and experienced workforce while strengthening the economy. They are a proven training method whereby an apprentice, with the support and commitment of the employer and/or the training program, becomes proficient in a specific trade. The training lasts a

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Career Assessments

Before beginning your Job Search process – it’s recommended to complete a few assessments. Assessments will help you structure your search to ensure you’re applying to relevant and fulfilling positions. They can also help you develop the vocabulary necessary to answer questions in an interview about why you are motivated to pursue employment in that

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Career Development

“Instead of focusing completely on your job, you should focus on managing your career – at all times, regardless of where the economy or job market happens to be” – Ford R Myers Get the Job You Want Even When No One’s Hiring When is Career Development right for you? Always! Career Development is an

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Apprenticeship Programs – Western Region

Check out the resources below for Apprenticeship information specific to the Western Region. Websites: San Diego Electrical Training Center – Founding Sponsor Arizona Apprenticeships California Apprenticeships Idaho Apprenticeships Montana Apprenticeships Nevada Apprenticeships New Mexico Apprenticeships Oregon Apprenticeships Washington Apprenticeships Wyoming Apprenticeships – Electrical

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