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Welcome to Veteran Career Resources
Online Veteran Career Resources
A Guide for Veterans: Employment Rights
The Kentucky Affiliate of the Southeast ADA Center has published Veteran's employment rights related to Americans With Disabilities Act
Feds Hire Vets
Information for Veterans on government employment can be found through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management site.
Find resources related to military life and deployment, family and recreation, health and relationships, career and education, financial and legal, crisis and disaster, community, and more. Get help 24/7 through face-to face counseling, phone calls, or instant-messaging.
My Next Move for Veterans
Search for careers using key words, browse careers by industry, and find jobs similar to your previous military job.
National Resource Directory
Learn how you can receive benefits and compensation, education and training, employment, family and caregiver support, health, homeless assistance, housing, transportation and travel, volunteer opportunities, and other services and resources.
NCIRE – The Veterans Health Research Institute
Provides a list of resources for our veterans on how to transition back into civilian life.
is a healthcare program serving active military, veterans, service personnel, and their families.
United States Department of Labor: Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS)
The United States Department of Labor connects you to employers hiring veterans, service providers, transitioning service members, resources for woman veterans, available programs and much more.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Provides an overview of benefits to service personnel and their families. The site also gives a history of the department, data and statistics, and job opportunities.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: National Center for PTSD
Find an overview on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), types of trauma, assessment, treatment, self-help, and coping. This site also focuses on women returning from war and more.
VA for Vets: Your Getaway to VA Careers
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides information for veteran job seekers, Veteran employees, HR professionals and Supervisors, agencies and non-profit. Their mission is to help Veterans and transitioning Military Service Members find federal careers.
Veterans Crisis Line
To receive support at all hours, call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 . Confidential veterans chat is also available through the site.
Books for our Vets at MCU Library
Life after the Military by
Call Number: UB 357 .H55 2011
Publication Date: 2011-06-16
Discusses the issues transitioning veterans face when making the move to civilian life, from finding employment to managing finances.
From the Marine Corps to College by
Call Number: UB 357 .V34 2014
Publication Date: 2014-10-16
"The recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have taken a heavy toll on our military's population. Many returning service members, in preparing to leave the Armed Forces, decide to pursue higher learning. However, education benefits for veterans, while a source of much discussion, also give rise to much frustration and confusion.
eBooks for our Vets
Military Culture and Education by
Publication Date: 2010-10-28
While studies of American military culture have proliferated in recent years, and the culture of academic institutions has been a subject of perennial interest, comparatively little has been written on the ways the military and academe intersect.
Military Education Benefits for College by
Every branch of the American military provides opportunities for educational benefits and ways to attend college at either no cost or at a cost far below published tuition rates. No military member, veteran, or dependent should have to go through school without knowing what their benefits are or how to obtain them.
Defense, Security and Strategy by
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides services and benefits to veterans who meet certain eligibility criteria. Benefits to veterans range from disability compensation and pensions to hospital and medical care.