Counseling and Wellness Center: A free, on-campus safe space to voice mental health and wellness concerns with a professional counselor.
Dean of Students Office: An office equipped to provide students with general counseling and academic advising.
Professional Associations and Networking Groups
NODA: An organization that hosts multiple networks and online resources tailored to the needs of non-traditional students, including veterans.
LinkedIn Groups for Veterans: An informative page hosted by Vista College that recommends multiple LinkedIn groups for veterans.
Woven Women’s Veteran’s Network: A network dedicated to building community amongst women veterans.
Military Benefit Association: An association dedicated to helping veterans with financial challenges and planning.
Job Search Resources & Search Engines
Veterans Job Bank: A subsection of Career OneStop that lists a few job search resources for veterans.
Hire Veterans: Simple job board for veterans; site also includes a featured employer’s column, as well as job fairs and related news.
Military Times: Job board for veterans equipped with a feature to narrow down search based on military skills.
USAJobs.gov: A job board tailored to government and military opportunities, additionally providing a webpage for veterans with job-search related resources.
G.I Jobs: Job board platform that includes an extensive directory of veteran-friendly schools and companies.
Spotlight on Jobs for Veterans: Job board tailored to careers within Veterans Affairs (VA), featuring a Spotlight section for opportunities tailored to veterans.
Silent Professionals: Free service that helps veterans who have combat-related military occupational specialties in finding employment.
Discrimination and Legal Resources
Affirmative Action provisions for Veterans: Further information on affirmative action provisions for veterans from the U.S. Department of Labor.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: “The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information.”
Federal Government: Feds Hire Vets: Official website from U.S. Office of Personnel Management that provides an agency directory and additional tools to address and supports veteran employment.
My Next Move: Career Exploration for Veterans: A unique job search resource that allows veterans to look into careers in three ways: key word search, browse by industry, and find similar military careers.
Getting Hired: A job board tailored to supporting the employment of individuals (including veterans) with disabilities.
Department of Labor: Veterans’ Employment & Training Service: Website host for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment & Training Service programming.
Hiring Our Heroes: Nationwide imitative to help veterans find meaningful job opportunities; hosts digital resources and nationwide events.