At Post University, we are proud to provide service members, veterans, and military dependents the opportunity to earn their education as they transition to their next duty station, a civilian career. The following highlights resources specifically for you, the student-veteran, presented on adjoining web pages. Good luck!
Do you want a career like your military job or do you want your education to take you in a new direction? Research careers by keywords, industry, or your military classification code. Many employers want veterans for their intrinsic skills and values. Several industries are actively courting transitioning military and veterans.
Translating your military experience and training into civilian vernacular. The intrinsic military skills and values you have are very desirable to many employers. You need to recognize them and articulate them in both your resume and interviews. You also have transferable skills from your military experience and training which needs to be translated from military vocabulary to employer friendly language.
ACP, American Corporate Partners, has created a nationwide mentoring program for veterans by pairing them with corporate professionals. Connecting veterans to business leaders provides a key ingredient to success in transitioning to a civilian career. Forty national and global corporations have joined this initiative.
As you are well aware, there are many resources and support organizations available to transitioning military and veterans regarding assisting the military in returning to school, career guidance and job placement, grants, job fairs, workshops, and much more.
The active job search requires a plan, stamina, and determination to go the distance. You have these skills. Review the job search engines specifically for the military that are provided and setup your search agents for a daily report on new positions that match your criteria. Also look at the job search engines in the Job Search tab on the Career Services website for additional job search engines.