A CAREER AFTER THE MILITARY

Find your Path

After your time in the military, you may want to find a career path that fits with the skills you learned while serving, or you may want to explore your options and find something new. Your service shows skills employers want, such as dedication, teamwork and work ethic that stand out on a resume.

Explore your Options

Whether you want to continue down a similar path or start something new, your experience can help. Check out the Indiana Department of Workforce Development’s interactive Virtual Career Counselor for Veterans tool to see how your military occupation can translate into high-need career paths, what additional education and training you may need, and more.

Employment Services

Indiana is committed to providing quality employment services at area WorkOne Centers. Each office has an onsite veteran’s representative to assist with services such as assistance finding a job, developing a resume and preparing for an interview, job referral, transition assistance, and much more.

To qualify for placement services, you must meet the following criteria and register with your local WorkOne Center:

  • Any individual who served more than 180 days on active duty (not for Reserve or National Guard training).
  • Any individual who served on active duty and was released because of a service connected illness or injury. (Does not have to meet the 180-day rule)
  • Any individual who was in the National Guard or Reserves and was called to active duty during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge is authorized.

Find out more about the services WorkOne offers veterans here.

MILITARY 

Planning to borrow money for college?

More education can lead to more promotions.

Your employer may help pay your tuition to advance your career.

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