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Resources to help veterans find a job

Many resources are available for veterans that are transitioning back into civilian life, including opportunities to find work similar to your military career, or training to change directions completely. We can help you find local opportunities to connect with employers looking to hire skilled workers like you.

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My Next Move

Whether you’re looking to change careers or find one that matches your military skills, My Next Move will help you with a career plan.

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Manage your benefits online with eBennefits, a Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense.

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Career One Stop

Learn more about employment, training, and financial help opportunities available for veterans.

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G.I. Jobs

GI Jobs

Prepare for your career when you transition out of the military; navigate education, training, and learn how to navigate success.

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Veterans Employment Center

Veteran Employment Center

Explore options for military friendly jobs and opportunities geared to veterans.

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Learn How To Become

Veterans Guide to Getting Hired

Explore resources to help veterans transition into the civilian workforce.

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Military Resume – Practical Advice for Military Veterans

For veterans, aligning the skills and experiences they’ve gained in the military with the types of jobs that exist outside the military can often be a struggle. This site assists those that have served in the armed forces create resumes as they seek out civilian positions.

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Small Business Guide for Veterans

Are you a veteran interested in running a small business? Many of the skills you learned in the military can be especially helpful in running a business.

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Vet Crisis Hotline

Veterans Crisis Line

Help is available around the clock for veterans in crisis and their friends and family.

Make a confidential toll-free call to
1-800-273-8255 and press 1

Send a text to 838255

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Medicare Plans Resource Center

Explore Medicare Plans

Resources for veterans.

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Trade Schools

7 Schools for Returning Military Service Members

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We can help you prepare for and find a job.

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