Career Resources for Veterans

Job Portals & Agencies [+]

America’s Heroes at Work U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) project that supports the employment success of returning service members and veterans living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and/or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Assistance for California veterans

CDL training and hiring assistance with C.R. England

Feds Hire Vets provides federal employment information for veterans, transitioning service members, their families, and federal hiring officials.

Vet2Tech Coonects veterans with career opportunities in manufacturing and technical services

Free online education and training for veterans, dependents and spouse

Free legal help for veterans with VA claims

Free Project Management Professional (PMP) Training

Free renewable energy job training program

Free training on CAD, CAM and PLM Software

Free training with SAP in IT

Free training in tradecrafts

Funding for Veteran start-up businessess

Gold Card Initiative provides unemployed post-9/11 era veterans with the intensive services up to six months.

Hero 2 Hired (H2H) designed to make it easy for Reserve Component service members to connect to and find jobs with military-friendly companies online veterans and military recruiting platform, featuring jobs and resources for veterans. 

Jobs for Disabled Veterans a comprehensive job board with career/job fairs information, industry specific job postings, and veteran career network. 

JOFDAV provides a job board categorized by industries and regions, offer online resources specifically for disabled veterans.

List of 2015 Military Friendly Employers

Medical Technology for Veteran training

My Career @ VA  provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to help veterans to explore, plan, and manage their careers. 

My Next Move for Veterans created by the National Center for O*NET Development and provides comparable skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900 different careers.

National Resource Directory provides information on employment, benefits and compensation, education and training, recovery and community reintegration at the location, state, and national levels. 

Northeastern University

Office of Veterans Business Development an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, and help start, build and grow businesses.


Recruit Military  job board exclusively for those who will be transitioning from or have served at any time on active duty in the U.S. Military, in the National Guard or Reserves, or are a spouse of those who have served.

Resources for training, education, apprenticeships, and financial aid

Sales Force Training

Searching for FEMA Jobs

Student Veterans of America provides military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation including internships. 

Syracuse University "Veteran Career Trainsition Program"

Teach for America becoming a teacher is a great opportunity for veterans. Teach for America is an excellent program.

Training for careers in radio broadcasting

Training in Cyber Security

Training in Piping (HVAC)

Transition Assistance Online features jobs, military friendly companies, transition guidences and career resources.

Troops to Teachers designed to assist separating or retiring military personnel in pursuing a rewarding second career in public education.

U.S.Department of Labor Veterans' Employment & Training Service provides resources and expertise to assist and prepare veterans to obtain meaningful careers, maximize their employment opportunities, and protect their employment rights. 

VA for VETS offers career-search tools for veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

Vet Jobs assists transitioning military, National Guard, Reserve Component Members, veterans and their family members.

Veterans Portal on CareerOneStop sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and provide a variety of career and employment services available at local One-Stop Career Centers

Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) serves America's veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights.

Veteran resources in your area

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) offers up to 12 months of training assistance to unemployed Veterans. The program is limited to 45,000 participants from July 1, 2012, through September 30, 2012, and 54,000 participants from October 1, 2012, through March 31, 2014.

Wall Street War Fighters Foundation designed to mentor and train wounded warriors interested in a career in the finance industry.

Wireless technician training and placement

USAJOBS The Federal Government has a long and outstanding record of employing veterans. Veterans have technical skills in areas of critical importance, and many also already have security clearances required for some Federal positions. Federal service provides a means for veterans to continue their noble service to this country.


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US Military Veterans Network 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


US Military Veterans Network


LinkedIn Application [+]

LinkedIn Labs supports the following:

MOCHA Online veterans use their military credentials to search jobs on LinkedIn

HeroConnect veterans use military network to connect with other veterans in specific companies and locations 

Free Year of LinkedIn



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