Career Resources for Veterans
The transition from military professional to civilian can be tricky when it comes time to marketing oneself for a new career. The
Military Resume Writing
When creating a resume it is important to remember that most, if not all of your military experience is going to be relevant to your future positions. Leadership skills, time management, completion of results driven tasks, ability to follow orders and recognition for achievement are things every employer wants to see in a potential new hire. The following sites have great resume writing advice for veterans.
Find a Job or Internship
Many companies are very supportive of veteran employees, and some even prefer to hire former service members. You can find these positions on job boards targeting former military personnel.
- Hire Veterans
- Veteran Employment
- Federal Jobs
- Hire a Hero
- In addition to the above job search sites the Student Veterans of America have great resources for college students looking for internships and networking opportunities.
Start a Business
Find a Mentor
Finding a mentor, whether they are a fellow veteran or not, can really enhance your network and increase your chances for career success. Use College Central Networks Alumni Mentoring Program or look into American Corporate Partners to find a mentor.