For years the mission has come first. Now YOU are the mission. We are grateful for your service to this country. We understand that a veteran's job search can be challenging. We encourage you to use the resources below and to consult with one of our career counselors.
COUNSELING & TRANSITIONING
Our team of professional counselors will work with you to provide individual career advisement. We are available to meet with you to discuss your academic and career plans. We'll help you choose a major, define your career goals, create/update your resume, develop your job search strategy and everything in between.
American Corporate Partners - American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting veterans in their transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce. With the help of business professionals nationwide, ACP offers veterans tools for long-term career development through mentoring, career counseling, and networking opportunities.
REALifelines Advisor - The Recovery and Employment Assistance Lifelines (REALifelines) Advisor provides veterans and transitioning service members wounded and injured as a result of the War on Terrorism, and their family members, with the resources they need to successfully transition to a rewarding career
TAOnline.com - Transition Assistance Online is the largest source of transition assistance information, jobs, and tools for today's separating military. On this career site for military veterans, service members can find the resources needed to transition from their much appreciated military service, to the perfect civilian career
MentorVet - A nonprofit online service that matches you with a personal, online mentor who has a college degree and is currently working in the private sector. Your mentor can help you transition to college life, answer your questions about life in the world of civilian work, or help you as you plan your career and prepare to complete your degree. The program is free and takes about 15 minutes a week by email.
SKILL TRANSLATOR & RESUME WRITING
Military to Civilian Credentialing - Find civilian credentials related to your military occupational specialty. Use your Military Occupation Classification (MOC) to identify similar occupations in the civilian workforce you may be qualified for.
100,000 Job Mission- A number of leading U.S. companies launched the 100,000 Jobs Mission in March 2011 with a goal of hiring 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020. Our nation's military and veterans represent the best this country has to offer. We owe our nation's veterans more than gratitude—we owe them the opportunity to lead successful lives following their service. Search the US Veterans Pipeline to learn about job openings across our member organizations.
Feds Hire Vets (AKA America's Veteran) - From the makers of USAJOBS, this is the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s government-wide veterans employment website. It is a critical component of the federal government’s strategy for the recruitment and employment of veterans. Find multiple tools and valuable resources here for all U.S. Veterans - job opportunities, forms, benefits, and program information as well as training assistance for private sector employment.
ClearanceJobs.com - Matches job seekers that hold active or current Department of Defense, Department of State, and Department of Energy security clearances to hiring employers and recruiters looking for skilled cleared candidates.
ClearedJobs.Net - A growing job board for professionals with security clearances looking for jobs in the defense and intelligence community.
HireVeterans.com - Connecting U.S. military veterans with civilian careers.
RecruitMilitary.com - A veteran-owned and operated firm that matches military veterans and military spouses with the vast opportunities America has to offer.
VetJobs - This is for those transitioning from the military, National Guard, Reserve Component Members, and veterans that have separated over the last several decades and are now productive members of the civilian work force in all disciplines.
NETWORKING AND SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES
Facebook - Leverage the power of networking with these groups to generate job leads and find your next position. For more information on networking, check out Career Services Guide to Networking OR Networking & Information Interviewing.
- Hired! from CNNMoney.com - A weekly column that profiles what each individual job seeker did to achieve success and includes commentary from career experts designed to help others learn from these examples.
Veterans Green Jobs - Connect with this informative group on Facebook! (please add this sentence to the description) Provides green jobs education and career development opportunities for military veterans, empowering and supporting them to lead America’s transition to energy independence, ecological restoration, community renewal, and economic prosperity.
LinkedIn - Leverage the power of networking with these groups to generate job leads and find your next position. For more information on networking, check out Career Services Guide to Networking OR Networking & Information Interviewing. Connect with these groups specially geared toward you on LinkedIn
- CivilianJobs.com - An online networking solution for U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines that are currently transitioning from the military as well as veterans with varying amounts of business experience.
- Link-Military Veterans Employment - This group will serve to represent all former and current members of the United States Military that are connected through the website Linkedin.
US Military Veterans Network - If you have served in one of the US Military branches, enlisted or officer, you are welcome to join (please include veteran experience in profile). We are interested in serving the needs of veterans in Life, Politics and Business.
Twitter - You can find / tweets us @PaceUnivCS but for more veteran specific opportunities follow these for job leads and chats.
- @execSearches- nonprofit, education, health and, government jobs.
- @doscareers - U.S. government careers in Foreign Affairs.
- @CareerDesign - Career Counselor, Mid Life Change, Career Coach, Baby Boomer Coach, Career Change, Job Search.
- @Careerengineer - The Career Engineer (TCE) is a national expert in the areas of Career Development, Business Building/Connection, Networking is a TV/Radio Show Host.
- @Jobs_sat_Gov - Government Jobs
- @Jobsforchange - Jobs for Change seeks to spark a nationwide movement toward careers in the nonprofit, government, and social enterprise sectors.
From Serving Your Country to Serving Your Community
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State Resources: Explore benefits and services available in your state of residence
- Connecticut Office for Veterans' Workforce Development
- New Jersey Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
- New York State: