If you're a veteran or service member looking for your first civilian job after the military, wanting a career change, or hoping to start your own business, this is your go-to site for resources that will help you chart a new path.
Access resources from federal partners to connect with industry career programs in sectors including agriculture, transportation, energy/utilities, homeland security, and employment in the federal government.
The Office of Veterans Business Development’s (OVBD) has a number of programs and services to assist aspiring and existing veteran entrepreneurs such as training, counseling and mentorship, and oversight of Federal procurement programs for Veteran-Owned and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses.
The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, service members, veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them.
It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. Visitors can find information on a variety of topics that supply an abundance of vetted resources. For help finding resources on the site, visit the How to Use this Site section of the NRD.
My Next Move for Veterans is an online interactive tool where veterans can learn more about civilian career options. Users can:
- Explore over 900 different careers and see important information including skills, tasks, salaries, and employment outlook on easy-to-read career reports.
- Look at related apprenticeships and training, and search actual job openings.
- Find careers through a keyword search; by browsing industries; or through a military transition search that recommends civilian careers relevant to their military experience.
Customized solutions to your recruiting, hiring, and training needs.
Your source for help hiring, training and retaining a strong workforce.
Recruit and Hire
Find tools and best practices for the critical steps in your hiring process and including diversity in your workforce.
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Add Your Training and Employment Resources
VETS invites other federal and state partners to list their training and employment resources.
If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact the Outreach Team at VETS-OUTREACH@dol.gov.
Page Updated January 2024