10 Resources for Making the Transition from Military to Civilian Jobs

Here are ten resources for making the transition from a military career to a civilian job.

  1. Military Skills Translators - take your military skills and translate them into civilian language on your resume.

  2. Job Search - 4 different methods for searching jobs, both on vetsuccess website as well as external sites

  3. Military Civilian Occupation Translator - identify civilian occupations that match your military occupation, skills and experience

  4. Resume and Cover Letter Tips - get help writing your resume and land an interview.

  5. Military Resume Samples - see examples of how military personnel converted their military resumes

  6. Veteran Career Network - get connected with over 1 million veterans working in companies, government agencies, career fields, industries or locations that interest you.

  7. Top 100 Military Friendly Employers

  8. Hiring Our Heroes - Initiative through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce offering job fairs across the country for military personnel and veterans

  9. G.I. Bill - Use your post-9/11 education benefits to get more education or training

  10. Accredited online degrees - If you don't meet the education and skills required for the job you want, consider getting more education