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 enhancement of the regional, state and national economy.
Career Guidance Services
We offer a variety of services to facilitate student development in the academic, career, and personal / social areas.
We offer assessment testing that measures skills that employers believe are critical to job success.
We are committed to supporting and strengthening academic skills and offer a variety of learning assistance programs necessary for success in college-level or technical courses.
Finacial Assistance for those who qualify.
Individualized Developmental Accounts
Qualifying clients can participate in our Choctaw Asset Building program where they can have a matched savings account for education, first home purchase or new business.-Click here to learn more-
Career Readiness Certification are portable credentials that show an individual has certain fundamental skills needed in the workplace.
The Employment Services Program offers its clients assistance with strategies for an effective job search. Resume and cover letter development, interview skills development, employment application assistance, and job search tactics are available to all clients. The Employment Services Specialists also provide electronic job listings for clients by service area. Also, the ES Specialists work with local employers to provide a pipeline of qualified candidates to meet their hiring needs.
Are you a member of a federally recognized tribe and reside in Choctaw or Pushmataha county?
If yes, then you may qualify for the Native American Career and Technical Education Program. The goal of this program is to provide American Indian Individuals from economically disadvantaged families the Choctaw and Pushmataha Counties funding for training that will result in an industry-recognized credential, certificate, or associate degree. The training areas that are included but not limited to: Automotive Technology, Early Childhood Education, Business Administration, Cosmotology, Health Careers, Information Technologies, Transportation, and Welding.
Please Note – Career Development Services are available to Choctaw Tribal Members nationwide.