There are many organizations that work specifically to help Veterans with civilian workforce re-integration. The organizations listed on this page provide a variety of services to support Veterans on their workforce journey, including assistance with employment search, entrepreneurial support, and career training.

American Corporate Partners Women’s Veteran Mentoring Program

American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping returning veterans and active duty spouses find their next careers through one-on-one mentoring, networking and online career advice. More than 1 million veterans are expected to transition from the armed forces to civilian life over the next five years. ACP engages the American people in a unique volunteer opportunity to provide career guidance to returning military as they transition back into civilian life.

Website
ACP USA
Email
info@acp-usa.org

CareerOneStop

Veteran and Military Transition Center is a one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service.

Website
CareerOneStop
Phone
1 (877) US2-JOBS (872-5627)
Email
info@careeronestop.org

Coalition for Veterans Owned Business

This first-of-its-kind national initiative supports the success of veteran, service member, and military spouse-owned businesses by connecting them with entrepreneurial education and training, small business resources and solutions, and commerce and supplier opportunities. The Coalition advocates for and supports businesses operated by the greater military and veteran community, including both business-to-business and business-to-consumer models.

Email
coalitionvetbiz@syr.edu

Hire Heroes USA

Hire Heroes USA provides free job search assistance to U.S. military members, veterans and their spouses, and helps companies connect with opportunities to hire them.

Website
Hire Heroes USA
Phone
(844) 634-1520
Email
clientsupport@hireheroesusa.org

IVMF Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

The EBV opens the door to economic opportunity for veterans by developing their competencies in the many steps and activities associated with creating and sustaining an entrepreneurial venture. Founded at Syracuse University in 2007, the program has since expanded to additional universities across the U.S., including Texas A&M, UCLA, the University of Connecticut, Louisiana State University, The Florida State University, Saint Joseph’s University and the University of Missouri –with Syracuse University serving as national host of the consortium of schools.

Phone
(315) 443-6898
Email
IVMFEducation@syr.edu

Anyone I know that has transitioned or is getting ready to transition, I’m a big advocate for Onward to Opportunity [at IVMF]. It’s been great for me, and I’ve seen it work not just for me – I’ve seen the people to the left of me and to the right of me in my cohort getting jobs.

Zekenyia Simmons

US Army, IVMF Client

IVMF V-WISE Conference

The IVMF provides actionable and national impacting research, policy analysis and program evaluation; and works with communities and non-profits across the nation to enhance service delivery for the 22.5 million veterans throughout the United States and their families. Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) was created to empower women veterans and military spouses/partners to find their passion and learn the business savvy skills necessary to turn an idea or start-up into a growing venture.

Phone
(315) 443-6898
Email
IVMFEducation@syr.edu

The Mission Continues / The Women Veterans Leadership Program

The Mission Continues is a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that empowers veterans to continue their service, and empowers communities with veteran talent, skills and preparedness to generate visible impact. Their programs in cities across the country deploy veteran volunteers alongside nonprofit partners and community leaders to improve educational resources, increase access to parks and green spaces, foster neighborhood identity, and more. The Women Veterans Leadership Program changes the narrative on what it means to be a woman veteran by leveraging their leadership skills and authentic selves to become change-makers, all while enhancing their personal and professional networks.

Contact Person
Lauren Gilmartin, Manager of the Women Veterans Leadership Program
Email
lgilmartin@missioncontinues.org

I needed this right now in my life! I have sat back long enough on the sides and it’s time to go full fledge in my role as a true and authentic leader for the worldto hear and know my story as they will be inspired to write their own.

Jamicka Edwards

U.S. Army Veteran, Women Veterans Leadership Program Graduate

SkillBridge

The DoD SkillBridge program is an opportunity for Service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, or internships during the last 180 days of service. SkillBridge connects Service members with industry partners in real-world job experiences.

Website
SkillBridge

VetsInTech

VetsInTech supports current and returning veterans with re-integration services, and by connecting them to the national technology ecosystem. VIT is committed to bringing together a tech-specific network, resources, and programs for veterans interested in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Employment – the 3E’s!

Website
VetsInTech