Employment Resources

National Employment & Transition Resources

The Coalition has assembled information from organizations and companies that offer employment and career development tools for disabled veterans and their families.  The following is a list of resources and opportunities:

* We do our best to keep this list current and cannot endorse nor be responsible for the accuracy of their programs

DOD Mission

As the nation’s largest employer, the Department of Defense provides the military forces with what is needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. The Department of Defense is America’s oldest and largest government agency with over 1.4 million active duty service members in the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines. In addition, there are over 1.1 million in the National Guard and Reserve forces; and over 800,000 civilian personnel.



General Dynamics

Recognized Industry leader as a Military Friendly Employer

Join a workforce that proudly supports our military through employment, community investment
and employee engagement. We have dedicated outreach and employ thousands of veterans, reservists, national guard members, military spouses and caregivers. For questions, please contact: military.recruiting@gd-ms.com




The Institute of Veterans Education and Training (IVET) is a non-profit devoted to assisting military members, regardless of background, to find regarding careers and lives of happiness and balance. Their mission is to improve military recruiting and retention to create win-wins for industry and for the men and women that have served our country valiantly. They believe that they can prove that military members, supported by effective transition programs, are the best employment product in the Nation.

They are supported by a core staff of diverse members that have served in fields such as the military, technology, software development, civil service, education, psychology, theology, and counseling. Today, their team is exceptionally focused in employment and transition planning, talent management, workforce development, and individual coaching.

Click here to learn more about IVET.

Northrop Grumman

Operation IMPACT (Injured Military Pursuing Assisted Career Transition) Network of Champions is a unique, award-winning, diversity program within Northrop Grumman focused upon assisting severely wounded service members as they transition from the military to a private-sector career. Should a service member be unable to work due to the severity of his/her injuries, the same support will be extended to a member of his/her immediate family who may be seeking employment. Visit this link for eligibility requirements, application and more information.



Recruit Military https://recruitmilitary.com/ Education Resource Center, Build a Profile and Resume, and Connected with Jobs.

Veterans Outreach Center https://veteransoutreachcenter.org/ Job Training, Employment services, Housing Assistance, Legal counseling.

Vet Jobs http://vetjobs.org/  VetJobs is an appropriate employment service delivery system.

American Corporate Partners https://www.acp-usa.org/ Offers free career counseling and mentoring to recently returned veterans by professionals from America’s finest companies and select universities.

Veterans Employment & Training Service (VETS) https://www.dol.gov/vets/ Offers support for wounded, ill, injured and disabled servicemembers, search engine for civilian careers, an online resume-writer, and a military-to-civilian skills translator.

Work Vessels for Veterans http://workvesselsforveterans.org/ Email at: info@wvfv.org To equip America’s returning veterans with the tools they need to start a business or pursue career education.

Toward Maximum Independence (TMI) https://www.tmi-inc.org/veteran-employment-services Veteran Employment Services program is designed to assist veterans with disabilities to choose, obtain, and maintain employment commensurate with their career choice and vocational interests within San Diego County. 

VTS Veterans Transition Support  https://www.veteranstransitionsupport.org/ Help you understand your benefits, file a disability claim, certification courses, and training.

Hope For The Warriors https://www.hopeforthewarriors.org Email: info@hopeforthewarrior.org Helping Veterans by restoring their sense of self, family, and hope. Provides comprehensive support programs for veterans and their families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.

Project Transition https://www.projecttransitionusa.com/ Email: nancy@projecttransitionusa.com Offer transitional program as well as a Veteran Scholarship Program. Help transitioning US military service members and their dependents find meaningful and rewarding new careers in the civilian world.

Employment Tools

Personal Branding Resume Engine: Translate your military experience beyond the military

Personal Branding Resume Engine will help you translate your military service record into a strong resume. The skills and experience you gained as a Servicemember can make you a great employee. However, it is crucial to help potential employers understand how. With input from Fortune 500 human resources (HR) consultants, the Resume Engine will help you get your job search off to a positive start. https://www.hiringourheroes.org/

Army Career and Alumni Program: The Army’s official transitioning program

The Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) is a program that provides transition and job assistance on major installations, via web and call center. The information and automated programs found on ACAP On-Line and ACAP Express provide virtual resources, 24/7, from anywhere with Internet access. ACAP On-Line is an excellent resource for transition and job assistance information, job listings, and links to a variety of other useful website resources or contact the call center, 1-800-325-4715. https://www.sfl-tap.army.mil/

Guide specifically for U.S. Veterans who are in the process of starting or currently own a small business 
Helps veterans turn their business aspirations into successful endeavors by making sure they are aware of the unique competitive advantages available to them such as exclusive grants, training resources, and mentoring. You can learn more about it here: https://digital.com/veterans-business/


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