There are many state and federal programs available for veterans and military spouses. Here you can find resources including job boards, information on veteran benefits, and career assistance to help you make the transition from military service to the civilian workforce.
Contact a local workforce office near you for assistance.
The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) is designed to meet the needs of separating service members and their spouses by facilitating the transition from military service to the civilian workplace.
U.S. Jobs - This site features career assessment resources and includes a section dedicated to veteran resources.
USA Jobs for Veterans - USA Jobs is the Federal Government’s official one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.
The G.I.Jobs website has career tips for transitioning service members including advice on effective resumes, interviewing tips, and various other useful career advice. Users can sign up for a free digital subscription to the G.I. Jobs magazine. G.I. Jobs provides individuals transitioning from military service to a civilian career useful assistance and gives military-friendly employers a comprehensive vehicle to recruit transitioning service members.
Feds Hire Vets provides federal employment information for Veterans, transitioning military service members, their families and federal hiring officials.
The Hero 2 Hired program is a Yellow Ribbon reintegration program where users can search for jobs, take career assessments, find out about virtual career fairs, other job fairs and much more.
U.S. Military Pipeline - Here job seekers can create a profile, take a career assessment, view and apply for jobs in various industries throughout North Carolina. Job seekers must set up an account to apply for jobs, but the account is free.
VetSuccess - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, this site offers several resources to help veterans transition from military to civilian life, as well as information on benefits.
RecruitMilitary is a veteran-owned company dedicated to helping American veterans achieve their dreams: education, veteran and civilian careers, new business and franchise ownership, training, and much more. This service is provided free to veterans and their spouses.
The CareerOneStop siteis a portal for veterans seeking employment, training and financial help after military service. The site includes a military to civilian MOS/MOC job translator, access to career resource information, occupational projections and jobs-in-demand.
Military.com is a free site which offers resources on military transitioning, veteran jobs, career advice, military occupation converters and other employment related information targeted towards the military.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's National Chamber Foundation launched Hiring Our Heroes, a nationwide initiative to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment. Veterans can find links to job fairs in their area and in other parts of the US.
The Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) was created by the Army to help its service members succeed in their transition from military service. The program provides a variety of transition assistance services, including employment assistance, relocation assistance, and career counseling for employers.
The Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2) is the official U.S. Army program that assists and advocates for severely wounded, ill, and injured soldiers, veterans, and their families. Contact the Wounded Warrior Resource Center at 1 (800) 342-9647.
The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1 (800) 273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Job Corps assists veterans in finding new careers. Job Corps offers hands-on training to eligible veterans through the age of 24 in the fastest-growing careers in the U.S. Veterans receive Job Corps training for free, as well as a basic living allowance. Job Corps can also provide a transition allowance to veterans who complete the program. Veterans receive priority enrollment at all Job Corps centers.