Veterans and Service Members

Browse this page for career resources specifically for veterans and service members: events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, and blog posts to support your understanding of various career topics. To discuss career opportunities, consider meeting with a career coach. Appointments can be scheduled to discuss Career Paths, Job Searches, Résumés, Interviews, Personal Statements, Professional Networking, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn to name a few. Click here to schedule your meeting.

From Veteran to Civilian: How to Navigate Re-Entry Effectively

Military to Civilian Transition.

Military life is one that must be lived to be understood. No movie, book or story can possibly give an accurate representation of the experience because so much of it is felt in the soul. But, once you’ve been there, …

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Share Your Insights on Identity and Career Development

Identity and Career Development

UConn students are invited to participate in a survey, Identity and Career Development, conducted by the Center for Career Development.

The Center for Career Development is committed to providing an inclusive environment where all UConn students feel comfortable utilizing our …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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I can work at the VA?

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Service to country and service to community oftentimes plays an important role in Veteran’s lives even in civilian life. Volunteering is not the only way to help those in need. The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) offers a wealth of …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Assistant Director, Career Coaching and Counseling Eran Peterson
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Alumni Success Story: Cal Knecht

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Cal Knecht graduated from UConn in 2016 with a B.A. in Latino and Latin American Studies. Currently a realtor at RE/MAX, Cal works in Georgia and Alabama. Cal has previously served as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army and …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Who’s Hiring | 7 Organizations That Help Veterans

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On November 11, we observed Veterans Day to thank those who have served our country. But you don’t have to wait a whole year to give your thanks again. It’s important that we know their stories and get to know …

By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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Resources

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

ERGs are voluntary, employee-led groups made up of individuals who join together based on common interests, backgrounds, or demographic factors. …

Breakline

BreakLine helps veterans, women, and people of color pivot into compelling careers in the tech industry.

Professional Diversity Network

Professional Diversity Network – provides diverse communities with a trusted professional network, which pairs job seekers with employers who are …

Diversity Job Board

Diversity Job Board – features the latest job opportunities for diverse job seekers from employers all across the country, connecting …

Recruit Military

Recruit Military is a website that compiles information about upcoming career fairs for veterans and service members, both virtually and …

Military Times

Military Times is a resource offered to current service members and veterans to stay informed on relevant news, ease the …