The Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) is committed to helping America's veterans, separating service members and their spouses by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise.

  • Training Resources

    • Transition Assistance Employment for Military Spouses (TEAMS)
      TEAMS is a series of Department of Labor employment workshops that extend the Department’s Transition Assistance Program to assist military spouses and caregivers as they plan and prepare for their job search in pursuit of their employment goals.
    • Off-Base Transition Training (OBTT)
      The Department of Labor's OBTT pilot program is an opportunity earned through service for veterans, veterans currently serving in the National Guard and Reserve, and their spouses to take control of their career through workshops to help meet their employment goals.
    • DOL Transition Assistance Program
      The employment assistance you need, for any time or transition.
    • CareerOneStop: Find Training
      Find training programs, colleges, and universities in your local area.
  • Federal Job Resources

    • Veterans’ Preference 
      Veterans' preference may give you preference over non-veteran applicants in the hiring process. Veterans' preference can be used when applying to permanent and temporary positions in both the competitive and excepted service (of the executive branch).
    • Working in Government: Veterans (
      If you’re a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were separated under honorable conditions, you may be eligible for veterans’ preference, as well as other veteran specific hiring options.
      Feds Hire Vets is an OPM website that is specifically designed for veterans to find resources about the federal hiring process. It is a critical component of the Federal Government’s strategy for the recruitment and employment of veterans.
  • HIREVets Awardees

    See employers who hire our nations heroes.

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  • VA Careers and Employment

    Build your career and find the opportunities that are right for you.

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  • National Labor Exchange

    Search jobs from veteran friendly employers.

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  • My Next Move

    Search careers with keywords. Browse careers by industry. Find careers like your military job.

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  • Job Accommodation Network

    Identifies resources for people with disabilities to help secure a job. logo

  • SkillBridge

    SkillBridge permits you to use up to the last 180 days of Service to train and learn with an industry partner. Any rank, enlisted or officer, may apply.

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Advance Your Career
Apprenticeship is a unique and rewarding pathway to developing in-demand workplace and technical skills while earning a paycheck in the career of your dreams from day one.

CareerOneStop: Veterans Job Matcher
Enter your military job to find related civilian careers. 

My Next Move: Interest Profiler
Find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. 

More Help 

CareerOneStop: Benefits and Assistance
Need extra help to make ends meet, cope with stress, or advance your career?