Resources for Veteran Re-Employment
Free Virtual Training Sessions for Federal Applicants
The DoL's Veterans Employment training Service (VETS) is committed to helping veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights.
For veterans and spouses who were not able to attend the DoL's three-day employment workshop at military installation, the full TAP curriculum is available online.
Registered apprenticeships allow veterans to learn a trade through an apprenticeship, and use their GI benefits to receive a tax-free monthly stipend.
An internship program for students to explore Federal careers while in school.
CareerOneStop offers designated employment, training, and benefit resources for military spouses transitioning into civilian life.
Professional networking opportunities
The National Military Spouse Network is a networking, mentoring and professional development organization committed to the education, empowerment and advancement of military spouses.
The Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that focuses on employment readiness training programs, job placement solutions and no-cost services to all military-affiliated spouses, retired military spouses and caregivers to war wounded heroes.
Blue Star Families Spouse Employment Toolkit
Blue Star Families encourages spouses to take advantage of military-affiliated volunteer opportunities when paid positions are unavailable or unrealistic while simultaneously helping them showcase the value of their lived experiences and volunteer work on resumes when they are able to return to the paid workforce.
A portal for exploring career information and locating career resources.
Information on VA benefits, including disability benefits, pensions for Veterans and their families, Veterans' life insurance and the GI Bill.
Federal Internship and Employment
The official USA Jobs employment board for federal positions and internships.
An Agency that manages governmental hiring procedures and policies.
A portal for exploring career options for veterans.
Transition Health & Benefits
Military-to-civilian “crosswalk” translators assist Veterans and transitioning Service Members with: understanding how military occupational specialties, skills and experiences are similar to particular civilian job titles, duties and responsibilities; civilianizing military experience on a resume; knowing what opportunities to search for on job boards; and how to self-market in a civilian job interview.
Looking to connect with employers? Check out the My Events page in My Career for quick access to information on military career fairs and networking opportunities.
Employment & Apprenticeships
NAVIGATING MILITARY TRANSITION WITH SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITIES
Resources for Military Spouses
A fellowship program for graduate students interested in Federal employment opportunities.
Ashford’s own Office of Student Access and Wellness has a designated Student Veteran Access and Wellness Counselor for disability-related services
A Veteran Affairs site that has sample Performance Based Interviewing questions.
A one-stop resource for Federal Veteran employment information.
One-stop shop for how to find and apply for federal government jobs
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..
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