Veterans & Military Affiliated Students

Veterans & Military Affiliated Students

Your identities can be an important part of your career, and may influence how you explore your options, prepare your story, decide on opportunities, or approach your career goals. TC NEXT is dedicated to providing information and resources that can support you as a student who identifies as a veteran or military affiliated student. The below resources can help you answer questions regarding identity disclosure, accommodations, evaluating potential employers, the job search, finding community, understanding your legal rights, and more.

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The Resilience Center for Veterans & Families pairs groundbreaking research on human emotional resilience with clinical training of therapists to assist veterans and their families as they transition back to civilian life. The center studies the experiences, strengths and difficulties of veterans and their families, while researching and assessing intervention programs that can best enhance their health and well-being.

The purpose of Troops To Teachers is to assist eligible military personnel to transition to a new career as public school teachers in targeted schools. 

Article: TC Veterans You Need to Know: Meet members of the TC community who served in the U.S. military — and learn what motivates them — written in honor of Veteran’s Day

Article: Veteran Careers: Dealing with Stereotypes

Article: Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Article: Veteran Jobs: 6 Ways to Effectively Transition from the Military Into the Workforce

Article: Three tips for military service members enrolling in higher education

Article: Tips for Veterans On Answering Service-Based Interview Questions 

Video: New Careers for Military Veterans, an exploration of the industries and workplaces where military veterans are thriving, from global tech services to critical defense missions. 

Video: Student Veterans Transitioning from Military to Higher Education, Student Veterans share their stories about their struggles with accessing their education benefits, dealing with Veterans Affairs, as well as the success and camaraderie they found in pursuing higher education. 

  1. LinkedIn for US Veterans free Premium Career subscription: LinkedIn offers U.S. veterans a free one-year Premium Career subscription when they meet all eligibility requirements. Military spouses may also qualify within six months of separation from the military, or military spouses who are moving due to a permanent change of station.

  2. My Next Move for Veterans is an interactive tool to help veterans who are current job seekers learn about their career options 

  3. offers the Military Skills Translator which helps you apply for jobs that match their military skills, find civilian terminology for resumes, and identify career options for your specialty

Prepare for your next mission by accessing services you may have earned under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) program and other VA training and career assistance programs.

  1. Whether you are starting a new career, going back to school, or looking for a new opportunity, Recruit Military has thousands of partners who are looking for military talent just like you.

  2. American Corporate Partners (ACP) assists veterans and veteran spouses on their path towards fulfilling, long-term careers, whether the veteran is job searching or newly employed.

  3. Hire Heroes USA in addition to its extensive job board offers service members, veterans, and their spouses’ transition workshops, career coaching, and employment preparation counseling.

  4. Lime Connect represents the largest network of high potential university students and professionals who happen to have disabilities in the world. We are a global not for profit 501(c)(3) organization that’s rebranding disability through achievement. We do that by attracting, preparing, and connecting these high potential university students and professionals – including veterans – who happen to have all types of disabilities for careers, scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program, The Lime Connect Foundations Program and full time careers with our corporate partners – the world’s leading corporations.
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