Historically Underrepresented Groups

Veterans in Career Transition

Are you in transition from the military into civilian professional life? It’s an exciting time that is full of opportunity, challenge, and sometimes anxiety. Here are some online resources that may help. Contact the Career Services & Cooperative Education Center office if you’d like to discuss your ideas or concerns with one of our career counselors.

  • UMass Lowell Office of Veteran Services
  • Describing Military Experience on a Civilian Resume
  • My Next Move for Veterans -  designed for U.S. veterans who are current job seekers. Through this interactive tool, learn about career options including tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900 different careers. Veterans can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or by discovering civilian careers that are similar to their job in the military.
  • VetSuccess.gov - a comprehensive site from the Department of Veterans Affairs providing access to employment, job search,and other resources for veterans.
  • MentorVet - a site that matches volunteer mentors from the world of work with college-student veterans
  • Veterans' Employment Resources from USA Jobs
  • MilitaryHire.com  - a site develeoped and maintained by a team of military veterans and corporate hiring authorities
  • Military.com - the online presence of Military Advantage (a Monster company), committed to the mission of connecting the military community to all the advantages earned in service to America
  • Riley Guide  - information for activated reservists and reassigned military personnel, including information on taxation and employmentrights.
  • Hire A Hero - a transition assistance program geared to service people and their families trying to obtain meaningful employment in the civilian world.
  • GI Jobs  - a website for those who need help transitioning out of their military uniform.
  • Employment Solutions  - Employment Solutions, a division of Hire Disability Solutions LLC, provides comprehensive career services to facilitate employment for people with disabilities, veterans, their family members, and others who face challenges in their lives.
  • Veteran Services at the Career Center of Lowell  - providing employment services, dedicated veteran representatives, and links to more resources.