Resource Guide

Resume Help
Interview Prep
Resume Help
Cyber IT Programs
Scholarship
Job Resources
Networking
Mentorship
Entrepreneurship and Business Resources

RESUME HELP

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Resumes 4 Vets
• Provides you with advice, guidance, and the resources to help enhance your professional profile.

USO Pathfinders
• The USO Pathfinder program helps service members and military spouses plan for what's next and connects them with the services, opportunities and resources. 

Job Scan
• Jobscan's ATS resume checker will help you build or optimize your resume for a specific job listing so that you get more interviews.

Vmock
• VMock, is a 24-7 online resume-review tool, that leverages data-science, machine learning, and natural language processing to provide instant personalized feedback on your resume based on criteria gathered from employers and global best practices.

PUREPOST
• Purepost converts military experience into language that employers can easily comprehend. By decoding underlying skills and competencies, we make it easy to hire veterans into positions that fully utilize their talents.

Free Premium LinkedIn Account for Active Duty, Veterans, Reservists, & National Guard

• We’re offering eligible members of the  U.S. military community one year of access to LinkedIn Premium — a more robust version of a basic LinkedIn account — to help you get noticed by recruiters, build your network, find and apply to jobs, and get support. You’ll also get a year of unlimited access to more than 10,000 courses through our LinkedIn Learning platform.

Free Premium LinkedIn Account for Military Spouses

• LinkedIn is pleased to offer eligible military spouses one year of access to LinkedIn Premium.

Free Professional Portraits

• Portraits For Patriots® creates portfolio-quality images that showcase the strength and determination of our service members, spouses and Gold Star families, free of charge.

INTERVIEW PREP

Free Mock Interview - Candorful
• Candorful is a game changer. They provide veterans with a three series interview preparation package.

Free Hotel Stay
• NASWA’s partnership with Hilton™ is making the career transition easier for current and former military members and their families. The Hilton Honors™ Military Program provides up to 100,000 hotel points to eligible Transitioning Service Members, Veterans, Military Spouses, and other eligible persons to support needed travel for verifiable employment-related activities, such as a job search, training for a new job, or finding housing.

Suiting Warriors
• SW is a boutique suiting service providing upscale professional attire, wardrobe consulting, and education to transitioning service members, veterans, and their spouses on the path to a new career.

Save A Suit
• Save A Suit is a nonprofit organization that provides veterans and transitioning service members with business suits, professional attire, and other clothing resources they need to achieve job security.

The Dress Code
• Operation Dress Code provides women veterans with a free personalized shopping spree designed to help them navigate civilian careers with the confidence they deserve and respect they earned. 

Next Uniform
• The Next Uniform provides support for women Veterans and military women in transition. As a woman Veteran in transition, you need more than a resume to ensure a successful transition into the civilian workforce.

CERTIFICATION STUDY RESOURCES

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O’Reilly Media Account AD|V|MS

• O'Reilly Media is an American learning company established by Tim O'Reilly that publishes books, produces tech conferences, and provides an online learning platform.

• Select “O’Reilly” and create an account or use the link below to create an account:

https://auth.militaryonesource.mil/

USO Percipio Skillsoft Account AD|TM|MS

• Free unlimited access to an entire library of training and certification tools. Access content across a variety of topics including business, personal development, desktop software, and IT.


• If link is down, you have to contact USO for access:

https://www.uso.org/contact

CYBER/IT PROGRAMS

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ACT Now Coursera MS|V|TM|AD
• ACT NOW Education has partnered with Coursera to provide the Military Community with free access to 26 certifications, 500+ specialization and over 7000+ courses.

ACT NOW Splunk MD|MS
• As part of the $100 million Splunk Pledge, we have committed to supporting efforts to train the workforce of tomorrow, equipping veterans and former service members with the Splunk skills to position you for the jobs of today.

Cybersecurity Workforce Alliance Tech MD|MS
*If you are interested in this program, contact Jai to be added you to the roster
• The CWA mobilizes industry, government, and education with a mission to improve the technology risk and cybersecurity skills and capabilities for college students and the professional workforce, so they are more attractive to hire, reducing the time between being hired and productivity.

Cyber Workforce Certification Training Purdue MD|MS
• Free Online Cybersecurity Workforce Certification Training. PNW is proud to introduce highly qualified professionals into the Cybersecurity workforce.

CyberVetsUSA tm|MS
• An industry-led initiative that provides FREE online training, certification and employment opportunities to transitioning service members, veterans, National Guard and Reservists, and military spouses looking to enter the cyber workforce.

SANS VET Success MD|MS
• The SANS VetSuccess Academy is an intensive, accelerated training program that provides world-class SANS training and GIAC certifications to launch careers quickly and effectively in cybersecurity. The SANS Immersion Academies are 100% scholarship-based, costing students nothing.

SANS Women Immersion Academy MD|MS
• SANS women's immersions academy aims to help increase gender diversity in the cybersecurity workforce.

SANS Diversity Cyber Academy MD|MS
• Cybersecurity scholarship academies with SANS training and GIAC Certifications for veterans, women, and other underrepresented groups.

• VetsinTech supports our current and returning veterans with re-integration services, and by connecting them to the national technology ecosystem. VIT is committed to bringing together a tech-specific network, resources, and programs for our veterans interested in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Employment.

NS2Serves MD|MS
• NS2 Serves is a nonprofit organization that provides free IT training and employment assistance to veterans making the transition to civilian life.

Microsoft Software & Systems Academy AD|TM|V|MD|MS
• Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA) offers career and technical training to veterans and transitioning service members.

AWS Exam Reimbursement V
• AWS is committed to helping US servicemen and servicewomen advance their post-military careers. We’ve worked with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make AWS Certification exam fees eligible for VA reimbursement under any GI Bill with an education provision.

USO AD|TM|V
• The USO Pathfinder® Transition Program extends the USO experience to active duty, Reserve, National Guard and military spouses by offering professional development services throughout the duration of military service as well as in preparation for life post-military.

CBT Nuggets AD|TM|V
• CBT Nuggets invite U.S. military personnel who are in the process of separating from active service to apply for their Outside the Wire Program. Participants accepted into the program receive a free six-month subscription to CBT Nuggets, including access to all features and services, such as accountability coaching, CyberVista® IT Training Practice Exams, and access to the CBT Nuggets Learner Community.

FDM AD|TM|V
• Our Veterans Program is the next step for people who have served in the armed forces and are looking to transition into a successful civilian career in Tech or Business.

FedVTE AD|TM|V
• The Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE) provides free online cybersecurity training to federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government employees, federal contractors, and US military veterans.

FortiVets AD|TM|V
• The Fortinet Veterans Program works to fill the cybersecurity skills gap by helping facilitate the transition of military service members, veterans, and military spouses into the cybersecurity industry.

Apprenti AD|TM|V
• Apprenti takes the guesswork out of your job search by helping Veterans access an accelerated career path in technology.

VET TECH US AD|TM|V
• Vet-Tech is a 501c3 Non-Profit Research Institution that helps Military Veteran-led and Dual Use Startups Launch, Fund and Scale their Startups through our unmatched reach into the global startup ecosystem.

AWS Educate AD|TM|V
• AWS Educate offers hundreds of hours of self-paced training and resources for new-to-cloud learners—including hands-on labs in the AWS Management Console. Build your cloud skills at your own pace, on your own time, and completely for free. 

Training & Funding Military Spouses

SCHOLARSHIPS

MILITARY DEPENDENTS

DOD STEM Full Scholarship
• The SMART Scholarship Program provides STEM students with the tools needed to pursue higher education and begin a career with the Department of Defense (DoD).

Cyber Corps Full Scholarship
• Scholarship For Service (SFS) is a unique program designed to recruit and train the next generation of information technology professionals, industrial control system security professionals, and security managers to meet the needs of the cybersecurity mission for Federal, State, local, and tribal governments. The scholarships are funded through grants awarded by the National Science Foundation.

USDA Full Scholarship
• The program provides full tuition, fees, books, room and board to students pursuing degrees in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or related academic disciplines.

Language Immersion Scholarships
• The U.S. Department of State’s National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program provides critical language study overseas for U.S. high school students through full, merit-based scholarships to participate in intensive summer and academic year programs.

Travel Scholarship $2000
• HI USA scholarships offer $2000 to young people planning an international educational or volunteer trip.

Enhance Lives $50,000
• The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship creates opportunities for family members of service members and Veterans to achieve their educational dreams.

Reagan Foundation Scholarship $40,000
• Since 2000, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute has supported roughly 500 student leaders nationwide with nearly $8.5 million in scholarships for higher education. The Foundation offers three scholarship programs for college-bound students.

Folds of Honor Scholarship $5,000
• Folds of Honor is a nonprofit organization that helps provide the families of fallen and disabled service members and first responders educational scholarships.

Fisherhouse Scholarship $2,000
• Scholarships for family of the military (active/reserve/retired) and veterans.

Military Scholarship
• We'll help you find the best matches for your educational goals. When you finish, you have a customized list of all the scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, and other funding opportunities that match your goals.

Scholarship Database
• Scholarship Sharing provides scholarship awards, a scholarship database, scholarship fair, and scholarship presentations.

MILITARY SPOUSES

Scholarship Database
• Scholarship Sharing provides scholarship awards, a scholarship database, scholarship fair, and scholarship presentations.

Military Family Scholarship
• NMFA supports military spouses by awarding scholarships to help pay for everything from GED’s to PhD’s, professional licenses and certifications, including re-licensure, business and entrepreneurial expenses, supervised clinical hours, continuing education courses, and more.

Military Spouse Scholarship
• Military spouses are eligible for quite a number of military educational scholarships. Search our list for scholarship money.

Navy Wives Scholarships
• Scholarship Foundation of the Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. – up to 31 scholarships granted annually. The grants are presented with the knowledge that no repayment is expected from the recipient.

Pat Tillman Foundation $10,000
• The Pat Tillman Foundation identifies remarkable military service members, veterans and spouses, empowering them with academic scholarships, lifelong leadership development opportunities and a diverse, global community of high-performing mentors and peers. 

Salute To Spouses Scholarships $6,000
• Bryant & Stratton College is offering a $6,000 scholarship to military spouses. The Salute to Spouses scholarships are for online degree programs and also offered through select campuses at Bryant & Stratton College. If your spouse is an active duty military member, you could qualify for our Salute to Spouses Scholarship. 

MyCAA Scholarship $4,000
• MyCAA is a workforce development program that provides eligible military spouses with up to $4,000 in financial assistance for licenses, certifications or associate degrees to pursue an occupation or career field.

Army AEG Scholarship $2,200
• Spouses pursuing an undergraduate degree or professional certification may receive assistance for up to four academic years of full-time study or eight academic years of part-time study.

MyCAA Scholarship $4,000
• MyCAA is a workforce development program that provides eligible military spouses with up to $4,000 in financial assistance for licenses, certifications or associate degrees to pursue an occupation or career field.

Army AEG Scholarship $2,200
• Spouses pursuing an undergraduate degree or professional certification may receive assistance for up to four academic years of full-time study or eight academic years of part-time study.

Navy & Marine Corps Relief Society
• The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Program offers grants and interest-free loans for undergraduate or master's degree at an accredited 2- or 4-year post-secondary, technical or vocational institution in the United States. 

Career One Stop Scholarship
• The Scholarship Finder helps you find scholarships and other financial assistance for education. It includes more than 8,000 listings for scholarships

Peterson's Scholarship

• Peterson's scholarship search tool reaches super hero status with its ability to filter available scholarships by school type, ethnicity, gender, field of study, state of residence, award type, and more!

National Military Family Association
• NMFA offers a variety of military spouse scholarships available to help you fund your education, career, or business goals.

VETERANS

Student Veteran $10,000
• Student Veterans of America® (SVA) elevates the academic, professional, and personal development of veterans in higher education through chapter programs and services, outcomes and impacts research, and advocacy at every level. 

Enhance Lives $50,000
• The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship creates opportunities for family members of service members and Veterans to achieve their educational dreams.

Pat Tillman Foundation $10,000
• The Pat Tillman Foundation identifies remarkable military service members, veterans and spouses, empowering them with academic scholarships, lifelong leadership development opportunities and a diverse, global community of high-performing mentors and peers. 

Help A Hero scholarship $5,000
• The VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" provides service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. 

List Of Military Scholarships
• List Of Military Scholarships For Service Members, Spouses And Dependents.

Scholarship Database
• List Of Military Scholarships For Service Members, Spouses And Dependents

Career One Stop Scholarship
• The Scholarship Finder helps you find scholarships and other financial assistance for education. It includes more than 8,000 listings for scholarships

Military Scholarship
• We'll help you find the best matches for your educational goals. When you finish, you have a customized list of all the scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, and other funding opportunities that match your goals.

National Resource Directory Scholarship
• The NRD is a database of validated resources that supports recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration for service members, veterans, family members, and caregivers.

JOB RESOURCES

ClearanceJobs
• ClearanceJobs is committed to connecting security-cleared professionals and employers in a secure and private career network to fill jobs that safeguard our nation.

CSI-Executive Search
• CSI offers a tailored approach to search based on your specific needs, job qualifications, business objectives, and level of service you are seeking.

Corporate America Supports You
• Corporate America Supports You (CASY). Corporate Career Network site with job listings for Active Duty, Veterans, National Guardists, and Military Spouses.

CorporateGray
• The Corporate Gray Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide leads the transitioning service member through each step of the military-to-civilian career transition process, from self-assessment to resume writing to networking to salary negotiation. The Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fairs connect employers with military veterans nationwide in the form of one-on-one text chats, providing the opportunity to determine whether there is a potential fit between the candidate’s background and the employer’s needs.

Federal Government Jobs
• Free, easy to use federal government job search from official United States government sources.

FDM
• FDM is a global leader in the recruit, train, deploy sector with a mission to bring people and technology together, creating and inspiring exciting careers.

GIJobs
• G.I. Jobs is the premier resource for the military community and for our transitioners. It provides education, transition assistance, and job opportunities for military transitioners, veterans, and military spouses looking for civilian opportunity.

GovernmentJobs
• The largest public sector job board in the country with thousands of open positions looking for qualified candidates like you.

HireVeterans
• Hire Veterans is the world's #1 most trusted marketplace to search and find top veteran jobs. Quickly locate exciting jobs for veterans.

Indeed
• With Indeed, you can search millions of jobs online to find the next step in your career. With tools for job search, resumes, company reviews and more.

Insight Global
• Insight Global provides top talent and staffing solutions that help job seekers find careers in healthcare, finance, IT, and government.

Kelly Services
• Kelly Services is a global leader in workforce management solutions offering staffing services to top companies across a variety of industries. 

MilitaryHire
• MilitaryHire is your preferred military hiring network. Our mission is to “Serve Those Who Served.” We connect current soldiers and Veterans of America’s armed forces, military spouses and family members with employers who value the experience and skills that military service encompasses.  We serve all branches of the Military, their reserve units and National Guard. 

Military Mojo
• A high touch, boutique hiring event exclusive to Degreed Military (all ranks) Degreed Spouses, Student Veterans, Certified Cyber & Military Technicians. Our corporate partners are global organizations, federal agencies, non-profits, small businesses recruiting for professional roles locally and nationally. Candidates receive individual resume review and support from our career coach so they present at their best. Companies may access resumes in advance and schedule interviews at the conference. We are not a placement firm so No Fees for Hires.

Military Spouse Employment Partnership
• The Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) connects military spouses with hundreds of partner employers who have committed to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses.

Monster
• Monster is your source for jobs and career opportunities. 

MVPvets
• MVPvets connects life science companies with ready-to-hire military veterans.

NavNet
• At NAVNET Resources, we offer employers access to a very focused and specialized roster of highly qualified job candidates who are thoroughly tested in the most rigorous environment in today’s world – a military at war.

O*Net
• The O*NET Program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. The data have proven vital in helping people find the training and jobs they need, and employers the skilled workers necessary to be competitive in the marketplace.

Orion Talent
• Orion Talent offers the richest proprietary military database of leadership and technical talent within the industry. We help experienced, skilled and committed military veterans find new careers with companies looking to expand their workforce, enhance their productivity and improve their bottom line.

RecruitMilitary
• RecruitMilitary's goal is to engage transitioning and civilian-experienced military veteran men and women in the most meaningful way.

Robert Half
• Robert Half connects employers & job seekers to staff positions in finance, law, technology & more. Contact a staffing professional today to get started.

Shift
• Shift is on a mission to help current and former members of the US Military discover and prepare for successful new career paths.

SkillMil
• SkillMil is an HR tech company that utilizes AI/ML to connect transitioning veterans with organizations looking for their unique skill sets. 

TekSystems
• We actively support veterans, active military and military spouses in achieving their career goals and ambitions. Let us serve you as your partner in career transformation.

USAGov
• Find out how to look for work in the private sector and federal government. Find a Federal Government Job. Learn how to find a job with the federal government.

USAJobs
• USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the federal government’s official employment site, USAJOBS helps the right people find the right jobs.

Veteran Recruiting
• Virtual career fairs for the military community. Veterans and military spouses can chat with recruiters from leading companies anytime and from anywhere.

Veterans ASCEND
• Veterans ASCEND instantly matches service members, veterans and military family with employers. Not the employer's job board; we connect candidates directly to the hiring manager or decision maker, automatically.

Veterans Staffing Network
• Free career coaching and employment counseling for veterans and military spouses · A full curriculum of self-paced online training to improve your job search.

VetJobs
• The #1 employment support programs for military-affiliated job seekers and employers looking to hire from within the military and veteran communities.

ZipRecruiter
• ZipRecruiter is a leading online employment marketplace, actively connecting people to their next great opportunity.

NETWORKING

Vets2Industry
• V2I has grown to now provide free career tool webinars, and in addition we provide a platform for recruiters and transitioning military/veterans and milspouses to all come together to connect and explore career opportunities.

The Keys
• The Keys offer a robust network of mentors spanning multiple industries & verticals ranging from entry level to CEO's. From corporate for-profits to military employment non-profits. From government & federal services to entrepreneurs of Veteran & Military Spouse owned businesses. 

Linkedin Mil City
• Mil City Meet Up is a Military Community Career Centered Meet Up & Networking Group. 

50 Strong
• A collaboration among employers and higher education providers to provide career readiness & engagement opportunities for all military/veteran employment pathways.

MENTORSHIP

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USO Pathfinder
• The USO Pathfinder® Transition Program extends the USO experience to active duty, Reserve, National Guard and military spouses by offering professional development services throughout the duration of military service as well as in preparation for life post-military.

Stand Beside Them
• Stand Beside Them is a not-for-profit organization that supports our returning veterans by providing free coaching for veterans to help navigate obstacles.

The Commit Foundation
• COMMIT seeks to provide high touch transition support that becomes the standard nationwide so veterans in all communities can access services helping them identify their passions, build strong networks, and leverage their skills in civilian careers.

Veterans Mentor Network
• VMN is a LinkedIn community of military members, spouses, and veterans to share advice, stories, and support for veterans in all walks of life.

Veterati
• Veterati is the digital mentorship platform to support the military community pursue the careers of their dreams at every point in their career journey.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS RESOURCES

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Score AD|V|MS
• The nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses plan, launch, manage and grow.

Techstars AD|V|MS
• Techstars Entrepreneur’s Toolkit is an online educational resource to help you learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and accelerate your success.

Boots 2 Business MSU AD|V|MS
• B2B Revenue Readiness course is a Lean (compressed) approach to developing your Business Plan.

Boots 2 Business AD|V|MS 
• Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP). 

Where Communities Serve Veterans AD|V|MS
• A national public benefit nonprofit organization that educates American Communities about best practices to serve Veterans.

Patriot Boot Camp AD|V|MS
• Patriot Boot Camp creates the foundation that inspires veterans and military spouses to develop and elevate their companies while cultivating their skills and knowledge to build and sustain their own businesses.

Warrior Rising AD|V|MS
• Provide the education, business coaching, and professional development to be successful in today’s market.

Bunker Labs V|MS
• Bunker Labs provides community, programs, & courses to help Veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs start and grow businesses and startups.

EBV V
• The EBV program leverages the skills, resources and infrastructure of higher education to offer cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans.

Center of Excellence V
• The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) Program is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling and mentoring, and referrals for eligible veterans owning or considering starting a small business.

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