OK Career Guide is an easy online resource available for all Oklahomans to explore and guide their future. You can take assessments, identify occupations, establish education plans and, ultimately, connect to employers. Whether you are a student searching for career and college options or an adult looking for a new career path, OK Career Guide is a powerful tool to provide all the career and educational resources you will need to chart your course for the future.
OK Career Guide will help you explore a world of possibilities, make decisions about your future, and prepare for the next step in your education and career planning journey.
Elementary Students: Launch into a universe of possibilities with Kuder Galaxy® - a career awareness system for elementary students in prekindergarten through fifth grade. You’ll have a blast with Galaxy’s interactive games, activities, and videos that help you uncover interests and get excited for the future. Check with your school or teacher to get started.
Middle School & High School Students: OK Career Guide will help you navigate the ICAP experience by helping you learn about yourself, build an education plan, create goals, and explore and prepare for the various options after high school. You may research occupations and begin to develop a portfolio to display to potential employers or educational institutions. Using Connect 2 Business will help you find work-based learning opportunities.
Postsecondary Students: With a flexible step-by-step process, OK Career Guide is your solution for selecting the right education program and preparing for your first career. Learn about how to access training opportunities and approach employers successfully. Find local employers and job opportunities through Connect 2 Business as well.
Adults & Veterans:
Looking for a new career or transition? Just need a place to start building a plan? OK Career Guide can help you identify occupations, establish educational strategies and ultimately connect to employers. Veterans can also translate their military occupational specialties to civilian jobs and explore how to use the GI Bill.
Oklahoma is committed to seeing students and adults succeed. In addition to OK Career Guide, other resources are available to help you plan for college and your career.
For middle and high school students using OK Career Guide, you can create a free account to learn more about the resources available to your child, review your child's progress, and discover how you can help. Watch this short tour of Kuder Navigator to learn about ICAP and the career planning process and to see a few tools available to your student. Your student will send you your Parent Access Code and other information you need to create your account. Create an account to get started. To see the process of creating and using the parent portal watch the tutorial.
OK Career Guide provides you the resources to monitor user progress, connect with your students, and make data-driven decisions. Be sure to check out the Training & Resources tab for on-demand training resources, monthly webinars, and access to support material.
Elementary Educators: You’ll be over the moon with Kuder Galaxy® and its flexible admin tools, lesson plans, worksheets, customized “I” statements to keep students on track, and more. For account information, please contact Nathan Brubaker at 405-743-5113 or at email@example.com. To learn how to get your school or class started with Galaxy, register for one of our monthly webinars here.
Secondary Educators: OK Career Guide allows you to support individual career guidance, track and evaluate student progress, generate reports for ICAP and meet accountability requirements, and customize student education plans based on your course offerings. You’ll also have access to ready-to-use career development curriculum, support activities, and ICAP checklists.
Postsecondary Educators: OK Career Guide will help you supplement career preparation and placement programs, meet accountability requirements, and recruit students to the right majors and training opportunities. Adult curriculum and resources can be found on our resource hub at ctYOU.org.
Using the Administrative Database Management System
To get started, click on "Log In" to access your Administrator account or "Create an Account" to register. To create an administrative account, you will need an access code and password. If you need this information, please contact your organization's OK Career Guide expert. If you are not aware of who that is, please contact Kuder Client Engagement at 877.999.6227 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your organization has not already registered for OK Career Guide, please complete the Site Information Form. Following completion of this form, we will contact you with implementation instructions for establishing your account and accessing your database.
Connect 2 Business
“Businesses have a continual demand for in-state talent and need an effective way to promote the varied skillsets required. OK Career Guide fills this void by seamlessly connecting students, adults, and businesses through Connect 2 Business®.
Connect 2 Business gives students and adults a quick, easy way to find opportunities that align with their interests, skills, and values. Plus, it helps local employers fill internships, co-ops, apprenticeships, seasonal jobs, and more. Businesses can create a custom profile where users can learn more about your business and your available work-experience opportunities.”
How C2B Helps
Check out how Connect 2 Business is being leveraged by schools to match student interests with business opportunities.
Additional information on Connect 2 Business can be found below.
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Training & Resources
Whether this is your first time here or you just need a refresher, these videos will provide guidance on how to navigate key components of OK Career Guide. If you’d like to sign-up for one of our live monthly webinars or schedule an in-person or virtual training specific for your school or organization, please visit our training page.
This video provides a high-level overview of the OK Career Guide system. It features the data and usage behind the system, ICAP graduation requirements, best practices, and the main components of the student portion of the system. The end of the video also mentions several free resources to support instruction and implementation.