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Employment Resources

University Career Services

University Career Services is here to provide our Veteran community with career advising, job-readiness skill training, internships, and employment services. 

We encourage you to begin utilizing University Career Services early and often in your college career.

US Department of Labor

Veterans’ Employment and Training Services (VETS)
The VETS program has a collection of sources to assist veterans, active duty military, and employers in locating and matching military personnel with employment. Information is provided on grants for job training and hiring fairs; grants for homeless vets; and a compensation and benefits handbook for ill, wounded, and injured service members.

US Small Business Administration

Office of Veterans Business Development
SBA has a diverse assortment of programs available to assist veterans, reserve members of the military, and family and survivors with small businesses by providing information on starting a business, competing for grants, and hiring employees.

DoD Transition Assistance Program
This Department of Defense site includes a Career Decision Toolkit incorporating many components involved in developing a career. Additional material is available on transition, from relocation assistance to leaving the service.

Hire Heroes USA
Hire Heroes USA is dedicated to creating job opportunities for US military veterans and their spouses through personalized employment training and corporate engagement.

The federal government has a long and outstanding record of employing veterans. Veterans have technical skills in areas of critical importance, and many also already have security clearances required for some federal positions. Federal service provides a means for veterans to continue their noble service to this country.

My Next Move for Veterans

My Next Move for Veterans is designed for US veterans who are current job seekers, this interactive tool helps vets learn about their career options. Veterans can find careers through keyword search, by browsing industries that employ different, types of workers, or by discovering civilian careers that are similiar to their job in the military.

Other Career-Related Web Sites

Employers with Veteran Employment Programs

Broadridge Financial SolutionsPrice Waterhouse Coopers
DeloitteProgressive Insurance
Department of Homeland SecurityRobert Half International
Department of Justice Bureau of PrisonsTD Bank
Enterprise HoldingsJP Morgan Chase
Federal Bureau of InvestigationVerizon
KPMG LLPThe Home Depot
New York City Civilian Complaint BoardFirst Data
NBC UniversalTransportation Security Administration
North Shore Long Island Jewish Health SystemUS Army Health Care NYC
NYC Police DepartmentUS Navy & US Secret Service