Career Services for Active-Duty Military, Veterans, and Family Members

Explore resources specifically created to assist military members, veterans, and their families in their career development and job search.

We'll Help You Put Your Military Training and Leadership Skills to Work

Whether you're active duty or a veteran, when transitioning to civilian life military members bring a unique skill set to the workplace. UMass Global provides resources to assist in career development, skill translation, and securing employment for military members, veterans, and their families.

Career Exploration

Career exploration is the process an individual goes through to choose an educational path or career that fits their interests, skills, and abilities. Check out these resources for information on self-assessments and researching careers.

  • CandidCareers - CandidCareers is the UMass Global’s convenient portal for active-duty military members, veterans, and their families to find the right job.
  • My Next Move a Career Exploration site for veterans provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook Find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations. Provided by the U.S Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Skills Translation

Translate your military skills, codes, rank, branch, and/or titles to find related civilian occupations. This will help you identify your skills which will be helpful in your job search and in developing your resume.

Resume Building & Interviewing

Helpful resources, information, and examples available to assist veterans in resume building and interviewing.

Job Search Resources & Strategies

Job search sites for veterans
Employers with Veteran and Military Hiring Initiatives

Additional Resources

  • American Corporate Partners. Nonprofit organization connecting post-9/11 veterans with corporate professionals for yearlong mentorships. 
  • Each state has specific resources and information for veterans. You can find resources in your state here.
  • Working Wardrobes Providing veteran services such as job training, career placement assistance, professional wardrobing, and veteran workshops.
  • Gold Card Initiative – provides unemployed post 9/11 era veterans with intensive and follow-up services they need to success in today’s job market. 
  • Veterans Business Outreach Center - A one-stop-shop for transitioning and veterans looking to start, purchase or grow a business. 

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