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Campus Resources

UConn Veterans Affairs and Military Programs services include benefits processing, event programming and community outreach.

UConntact: Find clubs and organizations on campus to connect with other students and build leadership skills

Uconn Veteran Services Organization is a student organization of UConn undergraduate and graduate students that support veterans at the University.

Husky Vet Gazette is a monthly newsletter dedicated to sharing campus events and news related to veterans and service members at UConn.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides online resources for students, as well as open office hours throughout the semester.

General Information and Resources

USAJobs.gov although not specifically for veterans, includes most federal job postings. The Center for Career Development can help navigate the world of applying for a federal job.

AfterDeployment provides numerous resources to help veterans who have returned from deployment transition back into the civilian world

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) administers entitlement to veterans’ preference.

Department of Labor provides current information regarding hiring initiatives for returning veterans and resources to help connect veterans to civilian jobs.

The National Resource Directory provides information on how to apply for VA benefits and information regarding your GI Bill and specific scholarships for veterans.

California Department of Veteran Affairs lists all available resources for Veterans in the state of California.

The Real Warriors Campaign is a multimedia public awareness campaign designed to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds.

Job Search and Internships

EmployVets.com is powered by MilitaryTimes and includes a powerful job search tool.

Hiring Our Heroes is run by U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is a nationwide initiative to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment.

Hire Heroes USA provides career placement assistance to returning service men and women, specializing in the career placement of those injured or with any level of disability. Hire Heroes USA has a wide range of employment opportunities available nationwide, ranging from entry level to senior positions

Hire a Hero is a job board posting opportunities with military friendly employers.

VetJobs is the leading source for candidates with security clearances and also includes job postings for spouses and dependents.

G.I Jobs provides tips and tools on how to prepare for the civilian workforce.

The Veterans Enterprise aims to spread awareness of issues and opportunities concerning veterans through news and by connecting them with employers who recruit highly trained and motivated transitioning soldiers.

Silent Professionals is a job search site for Private Security and Mercenary jobs.