Transition

Battlefields to Ballfields Scholarships for Veterans

Over the last ten years or so, social and political pressure elevated veteran issues into the national conversation. Veterans were returning from war, leaving the service, and facing the unparalleled challenge of reintegrating into society. Battlefields to Ballfields However, organizations are stepping up to the plate and offering assistance to the veteran community. One such…

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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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Options After the Military

Every service member has a reason for deciding to transition out of the military. Here are a few options for veterans planning their post-military life. Read more.

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Tech Training Opportunities For Military and Veterans

Tech Training Opportunities You May Not Know About Jobs in technology tend to be abundant, interesting, and well-paid. In addition, they often offer more flexibility, job mobility, and work/life balance than many other careers. If information and training are the only things keeping you from pursuing a technology career, there are different ways to overcome…

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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: 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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Degrees in Construction Management

A Degree in Construction Management May Be Right for You Were you a 12B combat engineer or a Seabee? Then the skills you learned in the field give you a head start toward a degree in Construction Management (CM). CM professionals plan, budget, and supervise new building projects and can work on any number of…

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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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Nursing Careers in the Military & Spouses Nursing Program

Nursing Careers for Veterans and Military Spouses Nurses have stepped into the limelight due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Before this publicity, nurses have long been one of the most highly respected professions – ranking number one in honesty and ethics for nearly 20 years. The World Health Organization declared 2020 the Year of the Nurse…

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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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Troops to Teachers: Requirements & Tips for Veterans to Become Teachers

Entering the civilian workforce after a career in the military can be daunting, to say the least. The high level of skill and expertise that service members possess may be undervalued and translate inadequately to many civilian jobs. This is not the case in the field of education. In fact, military members have proven to…

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Wounded Warriors Internship Opportunities with the FBI

Source: The following content was provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation The FBI’s Wounded Warriors Internship Program enables the FBI to support veterans during their medical recovery, and provide career development opportunities for active duty service members recovering from a medical procedure. The FBI’s Wounded Warrior Internship Program The Wounded Warrior Internship Program offers…

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Secret Service Careers

Veteran Job Opportunities with the U.S. Secret Service

Veteran’s Guide to Joining the U.S. Secret Service The Secret Service is committed to employing Veterans like you because the agency’s five core values: justice, duty, courage, honesty, and loyalty align perfectly with the core values shared by every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. The Secret Service knows that leadership is instilled in Veterans,…

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FBI Law Enforcement Careers for Veterans

Like all Federal Agencies, the FBI values your military service and offers many opportunities for you to continue to serve the nation. But, unlike some federal agencies, the FBI actively recruits military and veteran candidates like you to apply for any of the positions that may interest you.

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Guide to Veterans’ Preference Points – What is Veterans Preference Points?

Considering going to work for the Federal Government after you leave the military?  Then knowing how Veterans’ preference points work is a must. The following guide will help you take advantage of this hiring preference program for veterans. Veterans’ Preference Points Fast FAQs: Fast FAQ #1: What do Veterans’ preference points do? Veterans’ preference points…

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How To Find a Job as a Veteran

Whether you served for four years or twenty-four years, transitioning from the military to the civilian world is often an exciting yet stressful time. Many service members approach the end of their contract or retirement with a sense of pride, accomplishment, and excitement. “What Next?” Then, the big question: “What next”? This question and the…

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Combat Medic Civilian Jobs after Military Service

Serving as a combat medic in the military can set you up for a career in the medical field long after your military career is over. There are different paths you can take, and different ways to continue helping others in this way during your career. Civilian Jobs For Combat Medics After Military Service The…

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Get A SMART Start On Your Education

Are you thinking about what’s next after the military? Planning your transition and reintegration can be daunting, but there are some steps you can take to make the process less stressful and increase your chances for a successful civilian life. Planning For Change Practically speaking, planning a career change is not unlike a planning military…

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Healthcare After Active Military & TRICARE after Separation

If you are getting out of the military sometime soon, you need to understand what will happen with your healthcare, and what your options are. You won’t be able to keep TRICARE, at least in its current form, forever. Here are your healthcare options after the military. Healthcare After The Military There are different options…

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Vet Tec GI Bill

VET TEC GI Bill Program: Focus on High Tech Skills

VET TEC (Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses) is a Department of Veterans Affairs pilot program for GI Bill® eligible Veterans. VET TEC will help veterans, like you, start a career as a Cyber Warrior. The training provided through this program is set up for basic IT skills, but those same skills can also be…

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Cyber Security Jobs

Military Maintenance Workers – Best Training for Cyber Security Jobs

You might not think of cyber security jobs when you think about those who work in maintenance to fix airplanes in the military. However, the military did just that. Studying Capacity to Do A Job According to Air Force Colonel Jori Robinson, who is the vice commander of the Maryland Air National Guard 175th Wing,…

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Transition Assistance

DoD TAP Transition Assistance Program

The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) is there to help meet the needs of separating service members during their period of transition out of the military into civilian life. The DoD TAP program offers job-searching assistance as well as other related services. If a service member is getting out of the military, they can find their…

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