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Career Resources for Veterans, Spouses, and Service Members

Hello! Blog piece I am writing today shares a special place in my soul. The topic today is to share some resources I have come across that may be useful for you in your time of transition or search for the next step in your career.

The resources range from transitioning, mentorship, fellowships, hiring job events, and hiring boards. I'm an active duty service member who understands the excitement and nervousness of the unknown future.

Hopefully, you pick something up from today's blog, and if you ever need to reference back to it, do give it a bookmark!

If there are other resources you recommend, comment below and let us know!

ACP - American Corporate Partners

"American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping returning veterans and active duty spouses find their next careers through one-on-one mentoring, networking and online career advice."

ACP hand selects a mentor for every individual to be mentored for a year-long experience.

You can find weekly events, job postings, and an abundance of resources for your career transition.

Here's a podcast episode that was released in April 2022 talking about ACP.

Check out ACP - American Corporate Partners

HOH - Hiring Our Heroes

"Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) connects the military communityβ€”service members, military spouses, and veteransβ€”with American businesses to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce."

Hiring Our Heroes resources to include:

  • Hiring Events
  • Fellowship Programs
  • Job Board
  • Education & Networking
  • Military Spouse Resources

Check out HOH - Hiring Our Heroes

Veterati

"Join thousands of Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses in setting up free 1-hr mentorship phone calls with successful professionals. We’re the only Veteran Mentorship Platform to let you choose your own mentors and as many as you would like; our average member selects 4 mentors, and some mentees have 25+ mentors! Create a free profile at Veterati to get unlimited access to thousands of volunteer mentors: CEOs, recruiters, entrepreneurs, managers, Veterans & civilians alike."

You are able to connect with mentors that can assist in insider job tips, coaching, and personalized advice.

Check out Veterati

Candorful

Candorful is a veteran-made business created to help military members and non-military members practice interviews to help you build your confidence and interview skills.

Check out Candorful

Department Of Defense Skillbridge

"The DOD SkillBridge program is an opportunity for Service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, or internships during the last 180 days of service. SkillBridge connects Service members with industry partners in real-world job experiences."

At no cost, service members are able to work in the industry while still receiving their military compensations before their end of terminal service.

Check out DoD Skillbridge

Apprenticeship.gov

"Apprenticeship.gov is the one-stop source to connect career seekers, employers, and education partners with apprenticeship resources. Discover apprenticeships across industries, how programs are started by employers, and how to become an apprentice."

Simply, seek, discover, and find apprenticeships happening around the USA.

Check out Apprenticeship.gov

USMAP - U.S. Military Apprenticeship Program

"Find apprenticeships based on your current occupation to make the most out of your military experience."

Checkout USMAP

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