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Jobs and Training for Veterans

Find job opportunities for veterans with the federal government and in the private sector. Learn about career transition and training resources. Also see our general job search pages.

can help you:

  • Assess your job skills and see how they apply to civilian jobs

  • Learn about education and training options like certifications, apprenticeships, and licensing

  • Đang chơi bàiBuild your job-search skills

  • Find government benefits including unemployment compensation for ex-service members

  • connects you to information and resources to:

  • Find work as a vet with a service-connected disability 

  • Đang chơi bàiGet educational and career counseling

  • Đang chơi bàiStart or grow your own business

  • Find Department of Labor resources for vets and military spouses

  • Đang chơi bàiThe helps active duty and vets. It's for those whose service-connected disability impacts their ability to work. It can help you find new work, return to your old job, or start a business. It provides help with:

  • Job accommodations

  • Job-seeking skills coaching

  • Đang chơi bàiCareer counseling

  • Đang chơi bàiStarting your own business

  • Đang chơi bàiIndependent living services for vets with severe disabilities

  • Đang chơi bài from the Department of Labor connects to information on:

  • Đang chơi bàiFederal government hiring for vets

  • Careers with the departments of Agriculture, Energy, Transportation, and Homeland Security

  • Đang chơi bàiEmployment resources by state

  • Interstate occupational license recognition options for military spouses. Learn what it will take to get licensed in your new state when you transfer.

Find Federal Jobs for Veterans

These government websites can help vets find federal jobs.

  • explains:

  • The federal hiring process

  • How veterans preference works to give vets the advantage over other applicants

  • Special hiring authorities for veterans

  • has virtual job boards for Department of Veterans Affairs, federal, and civilian openings.

  • offers guidance on veterans' preference in federal hiring.

  • helps service members and veterans find high-skill, good-paying apprenticeships.

  • Federal Government EmploymentĐang chơi bài walks you through the steps to apply for a job on USAJOBS. USAJOBS is the federal government's jobs portal.

If you plan to go to college or a vocational school, learn about your educational benefits.

resources through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Đang chơi bàiThe links you to the tools you need to guide you every step of the way. Find information about business plans, financing opportunities, government programs, training courses, and more.

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Đang chơi bàiLast Updated: April 13, 2020