Get started with Career Coach for Microsoft Teams

Career Coach is a Microsoft Teams for Education app powered by LinkedIn that provides personalized guidance for higher education students to navigate their career journey. With Career Coach, educational institutions can help students discover their career path, grow real-world skills, and build their network all in one place.

This article is for higher education IT admins to get started with configuring Career Coach for their institution.

Here are Career Coach resources for education leaders, educators, and students:

Career Coach supported languages

Career Coach is localized in the following languages:

  • Chinese (Simplified, Mainland China)
  • Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan)
  • English (US)
  • English (UK)
  • French (Canada)
  • French (France)
  • German (Deutschland)
  • Japanese (Japan)
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Spanish (Mexico)

Career Coach requirements

Review the requirements below to get Career Coach set up for your institution.

Technical requirements

  • Office 365 tenant with Azure Active Directory with LinkedIn account connections allowed.
  • Microsoft Teams.
  • LinkedIn School Page.

Data and files from your educational institution

Accessibility in Career Coach

Career Coach has a responsibility to create an experience that is accessible for all users. Career Coach conforms to WCAG 2.1 A, AA and AAA and adopts all global accessibility standards.

Career Coach accessibility features include:

  • A logical heading structure and clear focus indicators to support navigation by mouse, keyboard or voice.
  • Skip links to allow users to get to important features faster.
  • Clear and concise text to make reading and understanding Career Coach simple for all users.
  • Color contrast with Dark and High contrast modes for diverse needs and preferences.
  • A right sized user experience that is verified on all formats (PC, Mac, Android and iPhone) using Section 508 Trusted Testers.