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Military to Civilian- Job Search Resources for Veterans

Transitioning from the military? These resources are targeted specifically for veterans. Our career center is here to help! Also see Career Advice, PANTHER TraCS, & Events.

FedsHireVets: Federal government recruitment and employment of veterans

Illinois state-run job search portals:

Debt.org: Provides information and tools for veterans, military personnel and families on debt management, unemployment, and job search resources provided through the federal government and the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Credit Card Insider: Provides credit resources and debt help for veterans.  

Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces: Helps link employers with service members for non-military jobs.

Military to Civilian Job Search: Useful article with links to several more resources.

Military to Civilian Occupation Translator: Helps service members match military skills to civilian occupations.

My Health Vet: See official information about your military service, including deployment data, in-uniform experience, and Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes which define the types of work performed/skills learned and which then translate those codes into civilian descriptions and helps to identify job openings.

Student Veterans of America: Matches student veterans with leaders from some of the nation's largest corporations and universities for mentoring, networking, and career counseling.

TA Online: Source of military transition assistance and jobs for vets

To Get a Post-Military Job, Drop the Jargon: Useful article which appeared on MSNBC

TurboTap: The official transition assistance website for vets, run through the Defense Department

 

Firms which place Vets in Jobs

Military.com: An example of a firm that places ex-military personnel for a fee paid by the employer.

Military Hire: An example of a firm that places ex-military personnel for a fee paid by the employer.

Recruit Military-recruiting firm: An example of a firm that places ex-military personnel for a fee paid by the employer.

Vet Jobs: Jobs for ex-military: an example of a firm that places ex-military personnel for a fee paid by the employer.

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