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Military Veteran Personal Development

You entered the military as a civilian and left a veteran. The following Personal Development self-study guides and Quick Reference Cards will assist in your transition back to civilian life. The first step is to spend some time developing or updating your resume. Your resume offers you a chance to market your skills, abilities, accomplishments and experience. A good resume defines your qualifications as a job candidate and provides the hiring manager with a favorable first impression of you. You’ll explore information about the four different types of interviews and how to prepare for each. Get tips on dressing for success and how to put your best self forward during networking opportunities. Let’s get started.

Select a Personal Development Self-Study Guide to begin:

The following Quick Reference Cards provide additional information to support your job search and should be utilized in tandem with the above education materials:








Coca Cola:

Delaware North:

DDL OMNI Engineering:


Engility Corp:

Enterprise Car Rental:



La Quinta:




US Nuclear Regulatory Commission:

Waste Management:

Wells Fargo:


Free online education and training for veterans, dependents and spouses:

Free Entrepreneurship and Training for Veterans at Northeastern University:

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Searching for an applying for FEMA Jobs:

Food services technician training:

Resources for training, education, apprenticeships, financial aid:

Training and Scholarships for Florida Unemployed Veterans:

Free resume help for veterans: Cyndee at

Free Legal help for veterans with VA claims:

Training in Cyber Security:

Training in Piping (HVRAC):

Free Legal Services for Veterans:

Free Project Management Professional (PMP) Training:

Veterans Job Bank:

CDL training and hiring assistance with C. R. England:

Free Training on Computer-aided Design: (CAD), Computer-aided Manufacturing (CAM) and PLM Software:

Training for careers in radio broadcasting:

Free training in tradecrafts:

Wireless technician training and placement:

Free renewable energy job training program:

Free training with SAP in IT:

Medical Technology for Veterans training:!

Syracuse University "Veterans Career Transition Program"

Becoming a teacher is a great opportunity for veterans. An excellent teacher's program is Teach for America:

VA opportunities:

Assistance for California veterans:

Funding for veteran start-up businesses:

Program for veterans who want to start their own business:

The SBA's website has a section aimed at veterans who are business owners or planning to start businesses:

Veteran Resources in your area:

OTHER RESOURCES provides another excellent resource at:

You may be eligible for retraining programs such as the Vocational Rehabilitation Program go to

For information on your VA benefits, go to

For information on state veteran benefits go to

Veteran benefits website:

If you know a vet in crisis, convince them to call the veteran crisis line. The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their loved ones with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For free, confidential support call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255.

One phone call can be the difference in the life of a Veteran who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Make the Call to 877-4AID-VET (424-3838) to be connected 24/7 with VA's services to overcome or prevent homelessness for yourself or a Veteran you know.


Federal and State Educational Benefits

--Tuition Assistance
--Bonus & Incentives
--Degree Planning
--Examination Services
--Testing Services

Military and Veterans Federal Resources

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