Power I

DHS LOGOJohnson Center                                                                       

Welcome to Power I

We are located in the Johnson Center, Room HH 130.

POWER I mission statement is to facilitate the educational process of an unemployed workforce and to locate employment opportunities for this same clientele. Carl Albert State College partners with the Department of Human Services, Workforce Oklahoma, Area Healthcare Facilities, Kibois Area Transit System and others to make POWER I a successful and accessible program for those who qualify.


¨ Offers you a chance to know your employees before you hire them through our internship program.

¨ Continues to provide support to you and the employee even after job placement.

¨ Provides you with a record of the student’s attendance and reliability history.

¨ Can assist employers in gaining tax incentives for hiring qualified applicants.

A World of Opportunity

Below is a partial list of training offered by the POWER I program.

Education in these areas helps enhance our clients’ employability.

* Internships

* Resume Writing

* Employer/Employee Relationship Workshops

* Workplace Etiquette Workshop

Assistance is also available to our clients for:

Financial Aid Application Assistance

College Entry Guidance

Vocation Education Guidance

Job Placement Assistance

Short-term Training

Do you want to participate in the Power I Program or need an employee?

Contact Ramona Smith, Program Director at the Poteau Campus.

Phone: 918-647-1291, 918-647-1292

Fax : 918-647-1293

E-mail: rgsmith@carlalbert.edu