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Center for Career and Civic Engagement

Resources for Veterans

As a student Veteran - there are many resources to assist you with your educational experience and job search. A few have been provided below to help you get connected to available programs.

The AbilityOne Program

www.abilityone.org/work_with_us/people.html

Federal initiative to help people who are blind or have other severe disabilities find employment by working for nonprofit agencies that sell products/services to the U.S. government

American Corporate Partners (ACP)

http://www.acp-usa.org/

Free nationwide, in-person or e-mentoring, career counseling and networking with professionals for long-term career development for veterans

America's Heroes at Work

www.americasheroesatwork.gov

US Department of Labor project, designed for employers and workforce development systems, addresses employment challenges with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and/or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

C.O.D.E. – Call of Duty Endowment

www.callofdutyendowment.org

Helps veterans find careers and supports organizations that provide job training and placement

Combat Boots to Cowboy Boots

http://ncta.unl.edu/web/ncta/combatcowboyboots

University of Nebraska job training and career placement program for military veterans interested in becoming farm or ranch owners, offered on-campus and distance education

The Farmer-Veteran Coalition

www.farmvetco.org

Helps returning veterans find employment/training and works to improve job opportunities and veteran services in rural communities

The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV)

http://whitman.syr.edu/ebv/

Hands-on training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans with service-related disabilities, offered through Syracuse University, UCLA, Florida State, Texas A&M, Purdue University and University of Connecticut

G.I. Jobs

www.gijobs.com

Guide to post-military success with many career and education resources

Helmets to Hardhats

www.helmetstohardhats.org

Places veterans into building and construction careers through trade apprenticeship programs and offers specific resources for disabled veterans

Hire Heroes USA’s (HHUSA)

www.hireheroesusa.org

Transition assistance, job search/placement services particularly for veterans of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, with specific resources for wounded or disabled veterans

Job Corps

www.recruiting.jobcorps.gov/en/vets.aspx

US Department of Labor program offering free job training and post-training assistance services with priority enrollment for veterans (and three locations that offer dorm areas exclusively for veterans)

The Mission Continues

www.missioncontinues.org

Provides opportunities for veterans to serve as citizen leaders

National Resource Directory

www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov

Provides access to veteran services and resources at the national, state and local levels that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration

Operation RE/MAX

www.operationremax.com

Provides listing of RE/MAX offices that have made a commitment to hire and mentor military spouses, veterans and transitioning personnel

Return to Work

www.return2work.org

Offers vocational rehabilitation and employment services: evaluation, training, placement, service learning and supported employment

The Veterans Corporation

www.veteranscorp.org

Provides veterans and service-disabled veterans with access to the tools required to become successful in business

Veteran’s Transition Franchise Initiative

www.VetFran.com

Franchise opportunities portal operated by the International Franchise Association, offering specific discounts to veterans

Additional Links

http://www.fedshirevets.gov
www.jobsforvets.com 
www.employvets.com
https://H2H.jobs