Link to Military OneSource website
Link to DOD National Resource Directory
Link to Military HOMEFRONT website
Just for Veterans
WorkSource Spokane

Career One Stop Centers
Assist veterans in translating the skills and training acquired during military service into civilian employment, assist with unemployment claims, provide specialized job search and career assistance for veterans. Go to Washington WorkSource or in Spokane, WorkSource. To find the Career One Stop center in other communities, call 877-872-5627, or on the web

O*NET OnLine's Military Occupational Classification (MOC) Crosswalk
Helps transitioning military personnel locate appropriate civilian jobs with a crosswalk tool for matching Military Occupational Classification codes to their nearest O*Net equivalents. Over 10,000 MOC occupations are linked to related O*NET-SOC occupations. Visit the "Crosswalk Search" page

Military skills translator that converts Air Force Specialty Code (or any branch Military Occupational Specialty) to GS Occupational Series and then to USAJOBS job vacancy announcements 

Veterans Hiring Preference
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has a VetGuide for individuals interested in federal employment. It explains the different types of veterans' preference, eligibility, disability, widows/widowers, spouse of a disabled veteran, and more

Feds Hire Vets/Veterans Employment Program Office (VEPO) 
Promotes veterans' recruitment, employment, training, and retention in the Federal Government. The VEPO is available to assist veterans with: Federal resume building, military to civilian skills translation, counseling on navigating USAJOBS, details on Veterans’ preference and special appointing authorities, and information on how to facilitate the hiring process.  In-person assistance at the VEPO, in Washington, DC. Call (202) 606-7305 to schedule an appointment, or see flyer for website, Twitter and Facebook links

Security Clearance

Request your DD 214 or other military records

Verification of Military Experience and Training (VMET)
Provides members and veterans with detailed information on their dates of promotion and military occupations, and also puts it into civilian terminology - helpful for use on resumes

DOD TAP online
Offers full range of Transition Assistance Program (TAP) information. Virtual learning events for job search and career development; live trainers facilitate these highly interactive sessions, which provide practical information that can be put to use immediately

Credentialing Requirements
You can use the following websites to identify civilian credentialing requirements:
1. Credential Opportunities On-Line (COOL) or
2. America’s Career Information Network 
3. America’s CareerOneStop
4. GoArmyEd

Veterans Virtual Career Fair
Wonderful way to "meet" recruiters from many top companies

Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) and Job Corps
Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Job Corps is the nation’s largest career technical training and education program for individuals ages 16 through 24. Veterans interested in exploring opportunities available through Job Corps can contact the toll-free admissions hotline 24 hours a day at 800-733-JOBS or by visiting the Job Corps website

JPMorgan Chase Technology Education certificate-Exclusively for veterans to prepare them for technology careers. All military who have served on active duty going back to 9/11/01 will be eligible to apply for the free, online program. JPMorgan Chase will recruit graduates of the school to fill job vacancies

retired Air Force personnel; information about the program, vacancies and applications for officer and NCO instructor positions

Troops to Teachers
A U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed

Helmets to Hardhats
A national program that connects National Guard, Reserve and transitioning active-duty military members with career training and employment opportunities within the construction industry

Small Business Assistance for Veterans

American Corporate Partners
A nationwide mentoring program which matches 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. The program is available in many large cities throughout the nation. Participation is free, but is competitive, by online application

Transition-focused publications
G.I. Jobs, Civilian Job NewsMilitary Times Edge and Search & Employ are available FREE each month at the Airman and Family Readiness Center; good articles on aspects of job search, as well as lists of companies which like to hire veterans. Please stop by monthly to pick up the most recent issues  
Variety of job search related information and resources for veterans


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