Military Transition

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… Read more »

Cyber Security Jobs

Military Maintenance Workers Good Fit 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,… Read more »

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Combat Engineering: Civilian Jobs After the Military

All of the skills you acquire while serving in the military as a combat engineer, can help with future careers in the civilian world. Jobs for Combat Engineering Veterans Here are a few civilian jobs after serving in the military as an engineer (Combat Engineer, Construction, Electrician, Etc).  These job descriptions include salary information, education… Read more »

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How To Get Your Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits

The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides you with assistance for tuition and fees, gives a monthly housing allowance to those who qualify, and gives an annual books and supplies stipend.  Here we explain how to get your Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. RELATED: Calculate Your BAH with Our BAH Calculator How To Get Your Post 9/11… Read more »

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Opportunity For Enlisted Military to Become Physicians

Enlisted military members across the Armed Forces now have the opportunity to prepare for future careers as uniformed physicians thanks to the Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program. Enlisted to Medical Degree Program (EMDP2) The Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program, or EMDP2, is headquartered at the Uniformed Services University (USU) of the Health Sciences’… Read more »

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Transferring From One College To Another

Sometimes people start college at one school, and end of transferring to another. This could be for a host of different reasons. Some schools you are meant to transfer from if you would like to go on and get a higher degree, such is the case with Community Colleges. Others, might just not be a… Read more »

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Healthcare After Separating From Active Duty Military

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… Read more »

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Jobs After The Military: Interpreter or Translator

Being able to speak or write in another language is an excellent skill to have when looking for a job. Those that have worked as an interpreter or translator during their time in the military will have those skills.  This is in addition to the education and experience they will have gained during their time… Read more »

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… Read more »

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Civilian Jobs After Serving in the Military as an MP

If you have served in the military as an MP, which stands for Military Police, you will probably have quite a few options for an after military career. Jobs After the Military for Military Police (MP) While becoming a civilian police officer can be the most streamlined choice, there are other possibilities. Here are four… Read more »

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JST and CCAF Transcript

Did you know that with your JST or CCAF transcript that you may be eligible to receive credits for college? As a service member or veteran going to college, you will want to make the most of your time there. Even if you have never been to college before, you could start school with some… Read more »

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VA Disability Benefits and Pay

One part of being a service member is receiving the right benefits and compensation based on your experiences in the military, any disability you have, and any injuries you sustained. It is important to know what the VA Disability Benefits and Compensation is all about. What is Veterans Disability Compensation? The disability compensation you might… Read more »

Jobs After Infantry

Jobs After the Military: Jobs for Infantry

Jobs After the Military: Jobs for Infantry If you served in the infantry, you know that physical and mental strength and endurance along with being a team player are critical to getting the job done.  Falling short of the mark can result in the loss of life and failure to complete the mission. These attributes… Read more »

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After the Military: Things You’ll Have to Pay For

When military life is over, there can be so many changes going on. The service member will have to find a new job, and they might move somewhere else. A spouse who has been staying home with the kids the last few years might go out and get a job. There are a lot of… Read more »

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Community College Can Be A Smart Idea

There are many different options when it comes to getting a degree. One of those is attending school at a community college. These colleges, which are also sometimes called junior colleges, are a smart choice for a lot of people. There are many things to consider when choosing where to go to school.  Here are… Read more »

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Getting A Degree In Education

Degrees in Education Getting a degree in education is a popular choice when it comes to securing a well-paying job with great benefits. A degree in education will give students a general background in education and teaching while allowing one to specialize in a specific grade level (elementary or secondary) and particular subject areas such… Read more »

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Professional Development Opportunities Through MOOCs

Professional Development Opportunities Through MOOCs In the digital age, we have found near-instantaneous ways to disseminate and intake relevant information. You can regularly hear the phrase, “Google it” uttered in a casual conversation. 81% of U.S. adults have a smartphone and 73% have access to the internet from the comfort of their homes. College has… Read more »

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Paid Federal Internships for Veterans

Veterans Receive Hiring Preferences for Paid Federal Internships Using your GI Bill for college or a training program? Did you recently graduate from a school or training program?  Are you a veteran working toward an advanced degree? If so, you have a hiring preference that can put you on the fast track to a paid… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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Becoming an Electrician as a Veteran

Electricians Are in High Demand If you like being hands-on, doing work that requires practical knowledge, and hope to earn while you learn instead of paying tuition, becoming an electrician may be the choice for you. Electrical work isn’t repetitive or monotonous. Most electricians encounter and solve new problems every day. The job’s not glamorous,… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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Separation and Retirement Services for Military

Transitioning out of the military, be it after an eight year enlistment or retiring with twenty-plus years’ service under your belt, is a huge step. You aren’t merely stepping away from a job, but a job that is built within an entire unique community. Finding your way to a new normal in the civilian world… 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… Read more »

Account Executive: Could Be Your Dream Job

Wait, before you click away, hear me out. I realize that the thought of being a an Account Executive (a.k.a sales representative) may not align with what you thought of as your post-military “dream” career. But keep in mind that what you may think about sales, really comes down to how you think about sales. Let… Read more »

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Jobs for Field Artillery Veterans

While it might seem like Field Artillery doesn’t translate to a civilian job, the skills you gain from working in this military occupation can open doors to a brand new career. Jobs for Field Artillery Veterans If you held any of the “Field Artillery” related occupations, you know that the main job is to support… Read more »

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Determine Your Career Path and Education Goals

It isn’t enough to just want to go to school; the time money and effort required demands that you make some hard choices upfront. Unlike a teenager whose parents are footing the bill, you can’t afford to make your education decisions on the fly. Decision Point #1: Want Do I Want to be When You… Read more »

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Civilian Jobs After Military Service As A Combat Medic

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… Read more »

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Civilian Jobs After Serving In The Military in Aviation

Joining the military and working in aviation can be a smart choice. Not only can you have a successful career while serving in the military, but you can take your experience and the skills you learned to the civilian world. Civilian Jobs After Serving In The Military in Aviation If you have served in Aviation,… Read more »

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Civilian Jobs After Serving In Military Intelligence

Working in military intelligence while in the service can help you with your after military career. There are many different paths you can take after military life is over based on your skills and what you have learned during your time in the military. Here are 4 options for after military careers if you worked… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

GI Bill Myths

6 GI Bill Myths Debunked

Maximizing Your GI Bill Opportunities Don’t miss out on maximizing your GI Bill opportunities because you believe one of these six myths. You can only use your GI Bill benefits for colleges and universities in the United States You can only use your GI Bill for a traditional college or university degree It doesn’t matter… Read more »

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Getting a Degree in Social Work

Getting a Degree in Social Work Getting a degree in Social Work can be a great way to work with people and your local community. It will be a job in which you can help improve the quality of life for people and work towards system-wide changes. Social workers can work with individuals, couples, families,… Read more »

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VET TEC Possible Program Expansion

Technology is something we cannot live without in today’s society. We are dazzled, delighted, and inundated by it, and it reaches into nearly every aspect of our lives. These days, most kids seem to have IT skills innately woven into their DNA. I watch in awe as my children program on Minecraft, create their own… Read more »

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EOD Jobs After The Military

Military EOD techs (Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians) needn’t look far for civilian job opportunities. The following are some civilian EOD jobs after military service for which you may be a fit.  Civilian EOD Jobs After the Military EOD Technicians advance to governmental agencies, private security companies, law enforcement teams and other private institutions.  The 3… Read more »

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Jobs After the Military: Special Operations Forces

Special operations is arguably the most elite level of military service. Each of the military branches have special operations forces units. Units such as the Army’s Green Berets, Marine Corps Raiders, Air Force Special Warfare, and Navy SEALS are well known both in and outside the military world. These groups are known for their strength,… Read more »

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The Veterans Upward Bound Program

Being able to get your college degree can be a challenge, and sometimes people do need some extra help to do so. That is why the Veterans Upward Bound Program is there. To help veterans get motivated as well as assisting them in developing the skills they need to succeed in a post-secondary education program…. Read more »

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Top High Paying Jobs For Veterans

Not sure what career field you want to enter after separating from the military? Want to find a job that compensates you well? Want to know the top high paying jobs for veterans? We’ve rounded up some of the best jobs for veterans like you. Take a look to see if any of them would… Read more »