Resources for Internationally Trained Immigrants

Are you an internationally trained immigrant or know someone who is an internationally trained immigrant? Below are local and national resources that can help advance your educational and professional goals.


Credential Evaluation and Recognition Information Session for the Workforce
Hosted by Flourish Tulsa & World Education Services
Learn how to get your international education and credentials adequately evaluated and recognized by employers, universities, and professional licensing agencies! In the session, we also discuss the local services our partners offer to support your career goals such as English courses, career guidance, placement opportunities and more.
View webinar (Spanish subtitles)
PowerPoint in English | PowerPoint in Spanish | Presentation in Zomi

Exploring Tulsa Higher Education Resources for Immigrant & Refugee Students  
In this session the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium shared information on higher education options for immigrant and refugee communities in Tulsa. The Consortium and higher education partners also discussed how to begin or restart a journey towards degree completion in Tulsa, leading to professional independence and economic mobility. View the session online.

Local Resources

Flourish Tulsa Pathway
Although re-entering your career can be a lengthy and costly process, Flourish Tulsa partners are available to guide and support you every step of the way.

Flourish Tulsa video series
This video series introduces each of the resources and services offered by Flourish Tulsa partners.
Video 1: Overview
Video 2: YWCA Tulsa: Create a Career Plan
Video 3: Green Country Workforce: Pursue, Employment, Paid Training or Internships
Video 4: TCC: Enroll in ESL Courses
Video 5: Mosaic: Build a Professional Network
Video 6: Dr. Martha Zapatha: The Career Pathway of an Internationally Trained Immigrant in the U.S.

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National Resources

WES Gateways Program
The WES Gateway Program provides resources and funding to help individuals educated in Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine, and Venezuela to evaluate their educational credentials. A credential evaluation report can help you continue your education, become licensed in your field or take the next step in your career path in the U.S. To learn more about the program, contact YWCA Tulsa who serves as the local referral partner, at (918) 663-0377 or email Learn more