A Department of Student Affairs

Veteran Students

The Career Development Center would like to take a moment to thank you for your service to our country! We are here to assist you with your transition to civilian life and your education at UCO.

Following are a list of resources to help with your job search, resume assistance for both federal and civilian jobs, and transition assistance back into civilian careers. 

Please contact the Career Development Center at (405) 974-3346 or stop by NUC 338 if you would like to set up an appointment for individualized assistance.

Job Search Resources

Resume Assistance

Transition Assistance

Job Search Resources

USAjobs.gov

Job and internship listings within the Federal Government

100,000 Jobs Mission

A list of over 140 companies looking to hire veterans

Department of Defense Civilian Careers

Feds hire vets

Federal employment information for Veterans, transitioning service members, and their families

ClearanceJobs.com

Matches job seekers that hold active or current Department of Defense, Department of State, and Department of Energy security clearances to hiring employers and recruiters looking for skilled cleared candidates

ClearedJobs.Net

A growing job board for professionals with security clearances looking for jobs in the defense and intelligence community

HireVeterans.com

Connecting U.S. military veterans with civilian careers

civilianjobs.com

An online networking solution for U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines that are currently transitioning from the military as well as veterans with varying amounts of business experience

GI Jobs Magazine

A premier publication for military transitioners. It provides education, transition assistance, and job opportunities for military vets.

HireHeroesUSA.org

Career placement assistance to all returning service men and women

vetjobs.com

Resource for those transitioning from the military, National Guard, Reserve Component Members, and veterans that have separated over the last several decades and are now productive members of the civilian work force in all disciplines

TAOnline.com

The largest single source of transition assistance information and tools for today's separating military. On this transition assistance web site service members, both prior and current, can find the resources needed to transition from their much appreciated military service, to the perfect civilian career. Contains resume information, transition locator, job hunting advice, and relocation information

National Resource Directory

Resource to connect wounded warriors, service members, veterans, and those who support them, including information on benefits & compensation, education & training, and employment

Military.com (monster Veteran Employment Center)

Free resources to connect and inform the Americans with military affinity, including active duty, reservists, guard members, retirees, veterans, and family members

Veteran LinkedIn Premium

LinkedIn offers U.S. service members and veterans a free 1-year Job Seeker Career Premium subscription. 

Resume Assistance

careerinfonet.org

Includes occupational information and resume tips and examples

Go Government

Website to assist in completing federal resumes and research federal agencies

Military Skills Translator

Translate your military skills, experience and training to find career opportunities that best align with your capabilities.

Typical versus federal resume

Information on writing a federal resume

Sample federal resume

Federal resume example

Transition Assistance

TAOnline.com

The largest single source of transition assistance information and tools for today's separating military. On this transition assistance web site service members, both prior and current, can find the resources needed to transition from their much appreciated military service, to the perfect civilian career. Contains resume information, transition locator, job hunting advice, and relocation information

careeronestop Veterans ReEmployment

Occupation Info and transition assistance

vets101.org

Benefits information and transition assistance

MoneyGeek.com

Student Financial Aid Guide for Veterans including information on Yellow Ribbon Schools.

americanjobcenter Resources for Veterans

Links to various veteran-focused resources

MilitaryOneSource

Transition assistance program for those getting ready to transition out of the military

National Resource Directory

eBenefits, your gateway to benefit information

American Corporate Partners

Free career counseling and mentoring for returning veterans

United States Department of Labor (REALifelines)

The Recovery and Employment Assistance Lifelines (REALifelines) Advisor provides veterans and transitioning service members wounded and injured as a result of the War on Terrorism, and their family members, with the resources they need to successfully transition to a rewarding career.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Hiring Our Heroes

Information for veterans, spouses of veterans, and employers

Marine for Life

A resource to help connect marines with opportunity

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