Career

Military Members and the Arts

AITAF: For Members of the Military that Love the Arts

All About Arts in the Armed Forces Service members and veterans have many different passions beyond serving in the military. For some, that passion is the arts, from performing to screenwriting to playwriting. In addition, service members and veterans enjoy watching a good show. This is where Arts in the Armed Forces comes into play.…

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Google VetNet Hosts Career Week 2021

From June 22nd through June 24th, Google’s VetNet will host their 2021 Career Week, which is a virtual three-day event that will include panels covering functions of industry, “fireside” chats with corporate level executives from Google and other companies, hands-on training, and 1:1 resume reviews with members of Google’s team.

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dod skillbridge program

DoD SkillBridge: What You Need to Know

DoD SkillBridge allows service members to gain useful work experience through apprenticeships, specific industry training, and internships. SkillBridge is partnered with private businesses to help veterans better prepare for transitioning out of the service and to find jobs. Learn more about this great program.

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Best Jobs in America

Top 5 Jobs in America

As a nation, as we continue to emerge from the pandemic and face an uncertain but optimistically bright outlook.  It is essential to remember the opportunities that await us as we move towards the future. For service members and veterans, this outlook is paramount, considering the obstacles they face when transitioning into civilian life. This article explores the top 5 jobs in America and what you can do to be prepared to enter that career field.

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Enlisted to Medical Degree Program for Military

Enlisted to Physician Preparatory Program for Military

There is an opportunity to help enlisted military to become physicians.  It is called the Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2).  The program takes 24-months and enables highly qualified enlisted service members to complete the preparatory coursework for application to medical school while maintaining an active duty status!

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physical therapy career

Less School, More Pay: Start a Fantastic Career in Physical Therapy

Education and training in the field of physical therapy can open doors to a great career with excellent pay. Physical therapy jobs span a variety of opportunities from public service to private sector jobs. There are also non-traditional opportunities such as outreach programs and self-employment.

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become lawyer military

Become a Lawyer in the Military

Over the last decade there has been over a 15% increase in lawyers according to the ABA’s National Lawyer Population.  Many individuals who are aspiring lawyers are now becoming military lawyers. This is made possible through the Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG Corps) which is a governmental organization that is concerned with military law and military justice.

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optometry careers

Future Looks Bright in Eye Care Careers

If you’ve ever considered a career in eye care, you’ll be pleased to know that the employment outlook is good for those with degrees in optometry or ophthalmology. Growth in the market is steady and predictable. The population is aging, and once people reach the age of forty, they tend to need more help with vision correction and other eye-related concerns than before. On top of that, the U.S. population continues to grow.

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veterinary degree program

Veterinary Technology: Great Degrees for Portable Careers

Great Degrees for Portable Careers: Veterinary Technology A degree in veterinary technology can open doors to a rewarding career helping animals and their people. Great paying job opportunities in both the public and private sectors can be found across all 50 states and overseas in organizations such as: Civilian veterinary office Military installation veterinary center…

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transferable military skills

Transferable Skills Every Military Member Should Highlight

Transferable Skills Every Military Member Should Highlight When applying for a job it is important to highlight yourself in areas you might fall short. Businesses are increasingly seeing the value of hiring from the military community and often take experience over education. Military members operate with a “mission-critical” mindset, elevating their performance to a higher…

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mechanical engineering

Mechanical Engineering: Degrees, Jobs and Scholarships

Getting a Degree in Mechanical Engineering Mechanical engineering is one of the many different engineering degrees you could choose to study. It is all about the study of objects and systems in motion, touching every aspect of modern life. It is one of the oldest of the engineering disciplines, combining engineering, physics, and mathematics. While…

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welding career

Welding: A Wise Career Choice

If you want great money, great job security, & interesting work without spending years in school, a Career in Welding maybe your wise career choice. Read more.

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education careers for veterans and military spouses

Education Careers for Veterans and Military Spouses

Careers in Education for Veterans and Military Spouses Every May, teachers are celebrated for their hard work and contributions to enriching the lives of students through education. Teacher Appreciation Week originated around 1950 when a teacher advocated for her profession and Eleanor Roosevelt convinced Congress to formally recognize teachers. For the nearly 1 million military-connected…

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HERO veteran career

Explore a Career Where You Can Be a HERO

Post-Military Career Opportunity: Be a HERO Aptly named, The Human Exploitation Rescue Operative (HERO) Child-Rescue Corps is a program designed to give veterans a second career as a hero. HERO specifically aims to, “recruit and train wounded, ill, or injured active-duty service members, transitioning active-duty service members, and military veterans for employment to support law…

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Veteran Careers with the U.S. Marshals Service

The U.S. Marshals Service has served the nation since 1789, making the USMS the oldest federal law enforcement agency in the U.S. Much of their work goes unseen by the general public.  The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) is the enforcement arm of the federal court system. Veterans may receive priority preference in hiring for federal jobs, including the US Marshals, due to your training, experience & skills.

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