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For Veterans seeking employment, there are a number of options available specifically for Veterans – ranging from help finding a job right now, to college and special training programs, and even starting your own business. Read below to learn more.

 

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College Navigator · Veteran Education Resources

Find educational institutions that provide high-quality academic and student support services to Service members, Reservists, Veterans, and military families. College Navigator only features schools that follow new federally-mandated “Principles of Excellence!”

VA Work-Study Program · Veteran Education Resources

The V.A. Work-Study Program allows veterans to earn additional income while attending school (usually in the form of a part-time job with a veteran-related organization). Talk to your local veterans’ affairs representative at any university or community college or call 1-888-GI-BILL-1 for more information.

The GI Bill · Veteran Education Resources

The GI Bill is one of the most valuable benefits veterans have access to. Listed below is a summary of requirements and benefits: Post-9/11 GI Bill Eligibility: The Post-9/11 GI Bill is a new education benefit program for service members and veterans who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. To be eligible, the service member or veteran must serve at least 90 aggregate days on active duty after September 10, 2001, and remain on active duty or be honorably: ...

 Additional Educational Resources

Learn about the veteran advantages to starting a small business.

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) has special loan programs designed to help veterans start and/or grow their own business.

The Federal government has a mandate to provide contracts for various services to veteran owned businesses whenever it can, more information can be learned by contacting the “Veterans First” Contracting program.

Vet Biz provides information about help for Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses.

Veteran Career News

Clark Nexsen Joins HireVeterans.com!

By VTN on August 15, 2017 – Clark Nexsen is an integrated architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions. They are passionate about their work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Clark Nexsen has been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. The firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia,...

Harvey Mudd College Joins HireVeterans.com!

By VTN on August 15, 2017 – Harvey Mudd College is one of the premier engineering, science and mathematics colleges in the United States. They are also unique because they are a liberal arts college. Aren’t engineering, science and mathematics mutually exclusive of the liberal arts? Maybe at some places, but not at Harvey Mudd. They educate engineers, scientists and mathematicians who become leaders...

The highest-paying tech jobs in America right now

By Rachel Gillett and Anaele Pelisson Tech jobs are highly coveted and highly competitive, as evidenced by the overwhelmingly good pay industry-wide. So which tech jobs pay the most? As a new report from job site Glassdoor shows, employers are willing to pay a premium for in-demand tech workers. Based on salary reports shared by employees with these jobs on Glassdoor last year, here are the 10 highest-paying...

Mondelēz International Joins HireVeterans.com!

By VTN on August 14, 2017 – Here’s a career that will take you on an exciting ride. Working with mouth-watering brands to create more moments of joy by building the best snacking company in the world. Indulging a passion for global thinking and bold decision-making. And satisfying a craving for responsibility. At Mondelēz International, they believe well-being is holistic. That the health...

JK2S Joins HireVeterans.com!

By VTN on August 14, 2017 JK2S Solutions Inc. is a Service Disables Veteran Owned Small Business! – JK2S Solutions, Inc. is a trusted provider of security solutions to the Federal sector. Their organization provides support services for critical missions such as information and identity management, clearance processing, adjudication support, contact center support, facility management, technical security and data analysis. Prior to incorporation, two...

As Amazon booms, retail jobs shift

By Katie Johnston Hundreds of people flocked to the Amazon job fair here early this month: store clerks, security guards, technicians, an EMT, an iPhone repairman, even a manager at a hospital some unemployed, many not ranging in age from teens to retirees. They were lured by the prospect of a full-time job with benefits at a company so successful it has obliterated jobs across...

Teenagers can’t afford to have summer jobs anymore

The days of teenage lifeguards, camp counselors, and cashiers might soon be over. In the US, the teen labor force participation rate is at an all-time low only one in three teenagers either have a job or intend to get one. By 2024, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that only one in four teens will actively seek work. Back in 2000, around half...

Devastating New Orleans floods cost several officials their jobs

The devastating floods that swamped New Orleans last weekend have cost several officials their jobs. As heavy rains on Saturday created flooding scenes reminiscent of Hurricane Katrina, 20 of the city’s 121 drainage pumps were out of commission. Sewerage and Water Board Superintendent Joe Becker initially told CBS News Monday the pumping stations were working at full capacity. “There was no problems with the pumps at all,...

Allstate to create 2,250 Charlotte jobs in expansion

By Ely Portillo and Deon Roberts Allstate Insurance Company will create 2,250 jobs in a Charlotte expansion project spanning three years, officials announced Wednesday – the second major local expansion by an insurance company in three months. The insurer is expected to invest more than $22 million in the Charlotte area through the expansion of its operations center, officials said at the announcement at the Charlotte...

The 10 highest-paying jobs in America in 2017

By Rachel Gillett and Anaele Pelisson If you want the highest-paying job in America right now, don’t expect to wear your typical 9-to-5 uniform. Odds are you’ll be wearing scrubs or a lab coat. According to a report from job site Glassdoor, physicians earn a median base salary of more than $180,000 a year. Not into blood or needles? Lucky for you, there are plenty of other...