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Career Services

918-453-5555
career-services-dept@cherokee.org
17675 South Muskogee Ave Tahlequah, OK 74464

Summer Youth Employment Program

The Summer Youth Employment Program provides youth ages 16-24 with work experience in order to prepare them for the working world.  To qualify, participants must be a citizen of a federally recognized tribe and reside within the tribe's 14-county jurisdiction.  For the federal program, youth aged 16-24 must be low income using the Federal Poverty Guidelines and possess one of the following barriers to employment:  1) deficient in basic literacy skills; 2) school dropout; 3) homeless, runaway, or foster child; 4) pregnant or parenting; 5) offender; or 6) is an individual (including a youth with a disability) who requires additional assistance to complete an educational program or to secure and hold employment.