Military Support

Cilivian Career Path

Veterans Resources

Connecticut's Veteran's Workforce Development Assisting in acquiring the various benefits and services veterans might be entitled to receive and to make the transition from military to civilian life as seamless as possible. Information on employment assistance, unemployment insurance, veteran preference and benefits options, training opportunities, women's issues, job fairs, career coaching, résumé preparations, job search workshops, veteran's services, and legislative updates and current events relating to veterans.

Military Officers Association of America is a professional association for military officers and their families at every stage of life and career. Anyone who has served in the military, in any of the branches, can become a member.

My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.

Orion International and the White House initiative Joining Forces Career Assistance Services offered by Orion include career counseling, co-hosting military hiring events at military installations around the country, a job placement assistance with recruiters who were all former military just like you.

The Department of Defense's official website provides information for service members on transitioning from military service. This site is also supported by the Departments of Labor and Veterans Affairs.

Veterans Resources by State Veteran services, resources, and assistance in finding civilian employment and dealing with the issues of re-entry into the civilian world – all states listed with their associated links.

Military Support Organizations

Joining Forces White House initiative that mobilizes all sectors of society to give our services members and their families the opportunity and support they have earned.

National Chamber Foundation - Hiring Our Heroes Program by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Reserve Aid makes need based grants to military families who have a Reservist or National Guard member on full time deployment or who has recently returned from deployment to a combat zone or homeland security position.

Wall Street Warfighters Identify, develop, and place service disabled veterans in careers in the financial services industry.

The Wounded Warrior Project - Warriors to Work program provides career guidance and support services to Wounded Warriors interested in transitioning to the civilian workforce. These services are also open to registered family members and caregivers.