Veterans

  • RESOURCES

    Veterans Employment Toolkit - This toolkit is designed to provide you with answers and resources in finding and obtaining employment, as well as making career decisions and excelling in the workplace.

    Military Skills Translator - Tool to match Military experience to civilian jobs.

    WEBSITE RESOURCES & JOB BOARDS

    Getting Hired - Specific resources within the Getting Hired website to support military veterans and their spouses.

    USAJobs - With veterans’ preference, you may receive preference over non-veteran applicants in the hiring process. 

    Feds Hire Vets - Feds Hire Vets is your single site for Federal employment information for Veterans, transitioning military service members, their families, and Federal hiring officials.

    AMVets - The nation’s most inclusive Congressionally-chartered veterans service organization, representing the interests of 20 million veterans, including a job board.

    Job Opportunities for DisABLED Veterans (Jofdav) - Job Board for DisABLED Veterans.

    Recruit Military - Create your RecruitMilitary profile and connect with employers looking specifically for veterans, military spouses, and transitioning military members, including resources, job boards & career fairs.

    Veteran Enterprise - Military and Veteran Business Network. Includes resources, job boards, and career fairs.

    100,000 Jobs Mission - Our mission is to address the most pressing needs of veterans in finding and keeping jobs. Through this uncertain time, we’ll continue our work to ensure that America’s companies keep current and former servicemembers a key part of their long-term talent strategy.

    Dept of Veteran Affairs – Careers & Employment - We offer the help you need to build your career and find the opportunities that are right for you.

    Clearance Jobs - ClearanceJobs is the largest career network for professionals with federal government security clearance.

    Corporate Gray - Use Corporate Gray to find jobs posted by hundreds of military-friendly companies nationwide. 

    Department of Defense - The Department of Defense (DOD) is the employer of choice for nearly a million civilian workers across the globe. See why DOD is the Employer of Choice for people who are new to the workforce, are experienced professionals, or possess unique and highly specialized skills. Explore the opportunities and learn more about the types of jobs DOD has to offer. 

    Diversity Working/Veterans - Welcome To The Largest Diversity Job Board Online! Specific job board for Veterans.

    G.I. Jobs - We got you. Twenty years of helping military veterans and spouses find civilian jobs.

    Hire Veterans - The world's #1 most trusted marketplace to search and find top veteran jobs. Quickly locate exciting jobs for veterans.

    Hire a Veteran Colorado - Colorado Department of Labor & Employment's Veteran Employment Specialists provide 1:1 assistance to eligible veterans and spouses seeking employment.

    Hire Heroes - Hire Heroes USA is the most effective veteran employment nonprofit in the country, and our impact is demonstrated by our results.

    Military Hire - The Military Friendly® Company survey investigates and identifies the organizations whose commitment to serving the military and veteran community is comprehensive in scope and meaningful in terms of actual outcomes and impact. From hiring and career advancement to customer service and charitable investment, our 2021 Military Friendly® Companies lead the way.

     Veteran RecruitingVeteran Recruiting invites all companies to join us in our nationwide virtual career fairs for veterans and military spouses.  More than 340,000 veterans attended our events in 2021, and you can connect with them from the comfort of your office.

    PUBLICATIONS & ARTICLES

    Military Friendly Employers

    Why Aren't Veterans Disclosing Their Disabilities?

    PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

    Department of Veterans AffairsTo provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned — and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.

    DAV: Disabled American Veterans - DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year. DAV is also a leader in connecting veterans with meaningful employment, hosting job fairs, and providing resources to ensure they have the opportunity to participate in the American Dream their sacrifices have made possible.

    American Corporate PartnersFounded in 2008, ACP aims to ease the transition from the military to the civilian workforce. ACP is the only nonprofit organization engaged in national corporate career counseling for our returning veterans and active duty military spouses.

    Call of Duty EndowmentThe Call of Duty Endowment identifies and funds the most efficient and effective organizations that get unemployed veterans back to work.

    Hire Heroes USA - We help U.S. military members, veterans, and military spouses find new careers.

    Job Accommodations Network (JAN) – Veterans - JAN provides publications and resources as a way to share accommodation situations and solutions for veterans and service members in need. 

    Veteran’s Enterprise - Military and Veteran Business Network including resources & published articles.

    Wounded Warrior Project - Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Warriors to Work® (WtoW) program provides warriors and their family members with the resources and assistance they need to be successful in the civilian workforce. 

    STATE & FEDERAL LAWS

     Army Wounded Warrior Program

      House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

      U.S. Depart of Veterans Affairs


    As the GSSW Career Service Office connects with additional resources & tools they will be added.  If you have insight into an additional resource that has been helpful to you, we would appreciate you sharing this with gssw.careers@du.edu so that it can be promoted to all GSSW students & graduates.

    GSSW Career Services welcomes any feedback that you have on this resource. Please reach out to gssw.careers@du.edu or stop by the GSSW Career Services Office in person.


This portfolio last updated: 30-Nov-2022 4:41 PM