Transition

Using Military Experience on a Resume

Transitioning from military service to civilian life can feel like a complex process with lots of decisions to make. The good news is that plenty of resources exist to help guide you. However, it is essential to know that military experts have not written or vetted every resource. One reason it’s essential to always look…

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Civilian Transition Services for Military Spouses

Active duty service members prepare to separate or retire from the military about one year out. They will have a series of milestones to pass, which vary depending on the military branch they served. Transitioning from service to civilian life does not just impact the service member. It’s a complex process, and your role as…

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Military to Civilian Career Transition Strategies

Transitioning from military service to civilian life can be a complex process but does not need to be overwhelming. Active duty service members prepare to separate or retire from the military about one year out. There are appointments and milestones to pass, which vary depending on the military branch you served. This transition period is…

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United Services Military Apprenticeship Program

United Services Military Apprenticeship Program The United States Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) is a training program that gives service members the opportunity to complete civilian apprenticeship requirements while they’re still on active duty. Completion of an apprenticeship awards a nationally recognized Certificate of Completion from the Department of Labor (DoL), which can enhance employability during…

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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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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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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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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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How to Find a Job as a Veteran

The transition from the military to civilian world is exciting and stressful! Find your next job with our Guide to Finding a Job as a Veteran.

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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) provides information, tools, and training to ensure that service members and their spouses are prepared for the next step in 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 nearest…

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