Job Resources for Veterans
Web sites for Veterans
Military.com: All the Benefits of Service
- Web site is run by Monster.com. Articles ranging from education benefits, discount travel and career section. Career section has a job search database designed specifically for Veterans.
Veterans Upward Bound
- Assist veterans by developing, improving, and extending educational access and opportunities to eligible veterans through academic needs assessment, instruction, enrichment, and other academic support activities. Veterans Upward Bound projects are funded by the U. S. Department of Education and serve eligible veterans across the nation.
United States Department of Veterans Affairs: VA Jobs
Military to Civilian Language Translators for Resumes
Career One Stop: Pathways to Career Success
Helpful web site in converting Military job titles to civilian job titles.
Does not provide detailed job descriptions.
O*Net Online: Crosswalk Search
- O*Net search tool called the Military Occupational Classification (MOC) provides job descriptions for military positions.
Transition Assistance Online: Military-Skills Translator
http://www.taonline.com/mosdot/ Provides military job descriptions
Reference Books available in the Career Resource Center, Bldg. 124, Room 117
Military to Civilian Resumes and Letters
By Carl S. Savino and Ronald L. Krannich
- There are some very good examples of Veterans’ cover letters and resumes.
Military Transition to Civilian Success
By Mar T. Hay, Lani H. Correr, James R. Rivera, Ron & Carl Krannich
- Book focuses on transitioning from military life to civilian life. The book has some good job search sections particularly the interview section, but is more general than military specific
Military to Federal Career Guide
By Kathryn Kraemer Troutman
- Focuses on helping Veterans writing a federal resume. Military federal resumes are different than civilian military resumes.
America’s Top Military Careers: Official Guide to Occupations in the Armed Forces
By U.S. Department of Defense
- Offers samples military career paths and profiles of current personal.
150 Best Jobs through Military Training
By The Editors @ JIST and Laurence Shatkin
- Describes 150 civilian jobs that a person can receive training for from the military.