Military to Civilian Transition Assistance 

12/19/2011 12:00 AM 


The Army Career and Alumni Program provides transition services and employment assistance training to separating and retiring Soldiers and their spouses.

America's Job Exchange
America's Job Exchange makes it easy for transitioning Veterans who are looking to to become members of the civilian work force to find career opportunities. Our specialized Veterans Career Exchange offers a diverse network of job sites to assist highly trained veterans partner with employers seeking candidates with talent and leadership....just like you!

American Corporate Partners
American Corporate Partners is a nationwide mentoring program which is matching employees from some of the largest corporations and universities in the country with Iraq and Afghanistan veterans for the purpose of mentoring, networking and career counseling.  ACP is dedicated to helping veterans transition from the armed services to private enterprise.

Arizona Military/Veteran Employment Portal
This portal is a tool to assist service members, veterans & their families with connecting to employment.

Bravo Zulu Network
Established to strengthen the US veteran community, help veterans find careers & get hired, continue transition support, and help veterans find military friends & network.

Call of Duty Endowment (CODE)
The Call of Duty Endowment is a non-profit public benefit corporation which helps soldiers transition to civilian careers after their military service. The Call of Duty Endowment focuses its resources on assisting organizations that provide job placement and training to veterans, as well as engaging the media and public forums to raise awareness about the issue.

Career Center for the Military Severely Injured Center, in partnership with the DoD, has information and resources for injured veterans looking for employment. There is also a job search available online.

Coaching Into Care
Coaching Into Care works with family members or friends who become aware of their Veteran’s post-deployment difficulties, and supports their efforts to find help for the Veteran. This is a national clinical service providing information and help to Veterans and the loved ones who are concerned about them. 

Combat Veterans & Law Enforcement
This guidebook contains tips, checklists, and resources to assist law enforcement officers returning from combat deployments, while offering some suggestions for those veterans seeking a career in law enforcement.

Compensated Work Therapy
Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) is a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) vocational rehabilitation program that endeavors to match and support work ready veterans in competitive jobs, and to consult with business and industry regarding their specific employment needs. In some locations CWT is also known as Veterans Industries; these designations are synonymous.

Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces
The Employer Partnership (EP) was created as a way to provide America’s employers with a direct link to some of America’s finest employees – Servicemembers and their families. Through the partnership, Servicemembers can leverage their military training and experience for career opportunities in today’s civilian job market with national, regional and local Employer Partners.

Families at Ease
Families At Ease works with family members who become aware of their Veteran’s post-deployment difficulties—and supports their efforts to find help for the Veteran.

Helmets to Hard Hats
Helmets to Hard Hats is a construction job placement website which allows military personnel to post their resume online and review construction jobs in their area for employment opportunities. An account is created on the website in order to upload a resume and contact future employers.

Hire A Hero
This non-profit organization is a professional networking site that helps military members transition from the service back into civilian life.

Hire Vets First
The Hire Vets First website is provided by the Department of Labor to assist veterans and returning reservists find jobs.

In Transisiton
inTransition makes assists in making a service member’s transition as smooth as possible.

Jobs for Veterans
AOL's listing of the top jobs for former military personnel

Polished Resumes: Military to Civilian Transition
Career Marketing Techniques will help you focus your career search by working through your past experiences and accomplishments to determine your skill sets and provide guidance in applying those skill sets to corporate America. We ensure that your military background is properly represented, highlighting specific areas of expertise; we translate ranks, titles, jargon, acronyms, and showcase your military career history to a corporate employer, so they understand who you are and the value you offer their firm or agency.

Office of Personnel Management Veterans Employment Information
The OPM website can provide veterans with information about veterans’ preference in federal hiring.

Returning Servicemembers OEF/OIF
Have you recently returned from military service? Now is the time to take advantage of the benefits VA offers OEF/OIF Veterans

Small Business Administration Office of Veterans Business Development
The mission of the Office of Veterans Business Development is to maximize the availability, applicability and usability of all administration small business programs for Veterans, Service-Disabled Veterans, Reserve Component Members, and their Dependents or Survivors.

Spouse Telephone Support Program Demonstrates Improved Quality of Life
The spouse telephone support program, which is part of VA's Caregiver Support Program, builds spouses' ability to cope with the challenges that reintegration to civilian society can bring, helps them serve as a pillar of support for returning Veterans, and eases the transition for families after deployments.

Still Serving Veterans
To empower wounded Veterans, and their families, by helping them reintegrate into the workforce and community via counseling, coaching, guiding, job transition, and assistance in obtaining all Veterans Administration (VA) benefits to which they are entitled.

Student Veterans of America
The Student Veterans of America helps veterans achieve a smooth transition into institutions of higher education and advocates on behalf of student veterans.

The Transition Assistance Program offers a one -stop shop for Servicemembers transitioning out of the military at any point in their career.

The Veterans Curation Project
Veterans Curation Project helps Soldiers become successful civilians while meeting the need to properly curate some of the nation's historical treasures.

Veterans and Families Coming Home
Veterans and Families Coming Home is a non-profit organization founded by veterans, community members and military families and seeks to make the transition easier for Soldiers and their families and build healthy relationships upon their return.

The Association of the United States Army Family Programs Directorate does not endorse any of the organizations listed nor the information about services provided on their websites.