Transition and Career Resources
CareerOneStop.org – Veteran and Military Transition Center is a one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service.
FedsHireVets.com — This site connects hiring managers with veterans who are looking for federal employment. There are job listings, success stories, tips for applicants, and more.
My Next Move — You can search by industry, keyword, or look for opportunities that most closely match the job you held in the military.
Transition Assistance Program – The program provides resources to transition to work, life, and home after the military.
VA for Vets — Helps veterans and transitioning military service members find employment within the federal and non-profit sectors. The site has lots of helpful tools like career assessments, resume-building help, and tips on how to translate your military skills to marketable job qualifications.
Resources for Wounded Warriors
Hiring Our Heroes — Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative from the US Chamber of Commerce. On their site you’ll find links, articles, and tools to help you find employment after the military. There’s also a list of upcoming job fairs and other events.
Understanding Your Rights — If you have become disabled due to a combat injury, make sure to look at this guide to understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it pertains to employment. It’s important to know what rights you have, what laws are in place to protect them, and where to turn if your rights have been violated.
Voc Rehab — Vocational Rehab, is a program that serves to help combat or service-wounded veterans re-enter the workforce. Services include help with resumes and interviews, training, job placement, and more. Use this page to learn about the program and whether you might qualify for its benefits.
Education for Veterans
Best Colleges for Veterans — US News publishes an annual report ranking the best schools for service members and veterans. The rankings are determined using several factors (which you can check out on the site).
G.I. Bill Information — This VA-run page explores the ins and outs of the GI Bill. You can find schools, learn about scholarships, and submit an application. Find out about the benefits and limitations of the post-9/11 GI Bill, as well as related programs like the Yellow Ribbon Program.
Military Grants and Scholarships — Explore this page from the Federal Student Aid Office (part of the Department of Education) to find information about financial aid programs available exclusively to current and former military and their families.
Veterans Grants and Scholarships — Check this page for a long list of grants, scholarships, and college aid programs that you may qualify for as a veteran. There are specialized grants, like one just for female vets and another for veterans who are language specialists.
Return to Work Toolkit — This page from the Department of Labor has several helpful links for veterans seeking employment. Find career placement programs, resource directories, and transition advising.
Helmets to Hardhats — Helps veterans transition back into the working world by providing training and connections to jobs in the trades.
Veteran Recruiting — Register to get access to information and resources for active-duty service members, veterans, reservists, and military spouses. Find employment opportunities and even take part in virtual job fairs where you can chat with recruiters around the globe.