State Career Resources for Veterans

Additional Career Resources for Veterans are located in the Career Resources by State Pages

Alabama

Alabama Workforce Center Locations

Veteran employment representatives are on staff or available by appointment at Alabama Career Centers.

State Approving Agency for Veterans Education

The mission of the State Approving Agency is to inspect, approve, and supervise programs offered by qualified educational institutions, training establishments, and tests for licensing and certification for veterans, eligible persons, or reservists.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Gadsden State Community College

The Veterans Upward Bound Program (VUB) is free a program dedicated to providing eligible veterans with numerous educational and counseling services.

Veterans Upward Bound - North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence

The purpose of the Veterans Upward Bound Program (VUB) is to provide intensive basic skills development in those academic subjects required for successful completion of a high school equivalency program and for admission to postsecondary education programs.

Dependents` Scholarship Program

If eligibility criteria are met the entitlement is four standard academic years or part-time equivalent at any Alabama state-supported institution of higher learning or a prescribed course of study at any Alabama state-supported technical school without payment of any tuition, required textbooks or instructional fees.

Alabama National Guard Tuition Assistance

Alabama National Guard Tuition Assistance can be used for tuition, educational fees and book/supplies for Alabama National Guard members to attend a public postsecondary educational institution in Alabama. Awards are limited to $500 per term, and no more than $1,000 per year. This award is not based on need.

County Veteran Service Offices

The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) has Veterans Service Offices located in 50 counties throughout the State of Alabama.

 

Alaska

Alexsys

Alexsys provides help in selecting a new career, finding a new job, and locating suitable education or training.

Alaska Veteran Employment Representatives

Alaska Veteran Employment Representatives

Alaska's Job Center Network - Veteran Services

Information about programs for veterans in Alaska.

High School Diplomas for World War II Veterans

High School Diplomas for World War II Veterans

National Guard Tuition Assistance

Alaska Tuition Assistance: The Alaska Adjutant General may authorize payment of up to 100 percent of the cost of tuition and required fees at an Alaska educational, vocational or technical training school.

Alaska Office of Veterans Affairs Programs
Alaska Department of Veterans Programs

 

Arizona

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Arizona State University

Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is an educational program designed to meet the needs of the veterans who seek to improve their academic skills in English, reading skills, math and computer literacy. VUB provides free instruction, assists with financial aid and scholarship applications, directs veterans to Veterans Administration services, and helps them connect with the educational institution of their choice.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Yavapai College
The primary goal of the Veterans Upward Bound-Trio program is to prepare eligible college bound veterans for successful enrollment and completion of post-secondary education.

Arizona National Guard Tuition Assistance

Arizona National Guard Tuition Assistance

Arkansas

Arkansas Workforce Center Locations

Arkansas Workforce Centers have a veteran`s representative on staff or available by appointment.

Veterans Upward Bound - University of Arkansas

Veterans Upward Bound is designed to identify and serve the unique needs of 120 eligible veterans from Northwest Arkansas who have the academic potential and desire to enter and succeed in a post-secondary program of study.

Veterans Upward Bound - Pulaski Technical College

Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a federally funded program designed to help qualified military veterans prepare to enroll in a postsecondary university, community college or vocational/technical program.

Arkansas National Guard Tuition Assistance

Receive up to $250 per semester hour and up to $4500 per fiscal year for classroom and/or distance learning degree and non-degree study at accredited public and private institutions.

State Approving Agency for Veterans Training Arkansas

Opportunities for individuals with disabilities to work and lead productive lives.

 

California

CalJobs

CalJobs takes its commitment to the men and women who faithfully served our nation in the military seriously. Veterans receive priority in job and training referrals and other employment-related services.

Able-Disabled Advocacy. Inc.

Able-Disabled Advocacy (A-DA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1975 that provides employment and training services to individuals with all types of disabilities and other barriers to employment.

Volunteer of America - Los Angeles

We provide services to veterans including vocational training, employment, housing and more! (213) 622-3540

State Approving Agency for Veterans Education

The California Department of Consumer Affairs is the California State Approving Agency (CA/SAA) responsible for approving and supervising education and training programs for veterans, eligible members of the National Guard and the reserves, and other eligible persons.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Santa Ana College

The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program is an education and skills program that serves the academic needs of our veterans.

California College Fee Waiver (CFW)

The California College Fee Waiver (CFW) program benefits the spouse and children of U.S. veterans.

California Veterans Licensing and Certification Benefit

To receive a license or certification, you generally must pass a test. If you are eligible, the new licensing and certification benefit allows the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) to reimburse you.

California National Guard Education Assistance Program

If you are an active member in the California National Guard, the State Military Reserve, or the Naval Militia you may be eligible for a state-funded program designed to provide an educational incentive to improve your skills, competencies, and abilities.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

The Department of Industrial Relations` (DIR), Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) can assist you in collecting your Montgomery GI Bill benefits through an apprenticeship or on-the-job-training (OJT).

 

Colorado

Connecting Colorado
Connecting Colorado can help you find the job that`s right for you.

State Approving Agency for Veterans Education

The Colorado State Approving Agency is the Veterans advocate to insure that they are provided with quality education and training programs, that they receive their benefits and that they are progressing toward their educational or training goal.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Colorado State University

Veterans Upward Bound is a federally funded college preparatory program designed to provide academic refresher training and advising to qualifying veterans who are preparing to enter post-secondary education. The program is totally FREE. All books and classroom materials are provided.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Metropolitan State University of Denver

Veterans Upward Bound is a federally funded college preparatory program designed to provide academic refresher training and advising to qualifying veterans who are preparing to enter post-secondary education. The program is totally FREE. All books and classroom materials are provided.

Colorado National Guard Tuition Assistance

If you are an active member in the Colorado National Guard, the State Military Reserve, or the Naval Militia you may be eligible for a state-funded program designed to provide an educational incentive to improve your skills, competencies, and abilities.

 

Connecticut

CT.jobs

Find job search, training, and career information for Connecticut.

Veterans Service Connecticut DOL, Employment and Training

County Veterans Service Officers assist veterans and their dependents in applying for Federal and State employment services and benefits to which they are entitled.

 

Delaware

Delaware JobLink

Delaware JobLink can help you find the job that`s right for you.

Delaware Bets on Vets

Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs

Delaware National Guard Family Readiness, Delaware Joining Forces

The National Guard Family Program strives to make sure that you, the Family, are prepared for whatever may be ahead of you, no matter what phase you are currently traveling through.

County Veterans Service Officers

County Veterans Service Officers assist veterans and their dependents in applying for Federal and State employment services to which they are entitled.

 

Florida

EmployFlorida
Searching for jobs and employees has never been easier with the new QuickSearch and advanced search functions.

Employ Florida Vets

A gateway to information and resource links that will assist veterans, veterans' families and employers in accomplishing their employment goals

Military Family Employment Advocacy Program
The Military Family Employment Advocacy Program delivers employment assistance services, through Military Family Employment Advocates co-located within selected One-Stop Career Centers.

Veterans Florida, Careers

The veterans on the Career Services Team will personally assist you with resume preparation and can help you determine employment goals and match you with career opportunities at veteran-friendly employers in Florida.

The Pensacola State College Veterans Upward Bound program

To promote the development, improvement and extension of opportunities to any eligible veteran for his/her development to its fullest potential through: a) Needs assessment, identification and resolution and b) Seeking of the best educational services through community and school organizations from a local to national level.

Licensing and Certifications for Florida Veterans

The VA will reimburse eligible applicants for the cost of licensing and certification examinations not to exceed $2,000.00 per test. These licensing and certification exams must be generally deemed necessary to pursue a trade or profession.

 

Georgia

Georgia One-Stop Career Centers, Veterans

Assistance with finding work; transitioning into the workforce; building career skills.

Veterans Upward Bound - Georgia State University

Veterans Upward Bound is designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary education.

 

Hawaii

National Guard Tuition Assistance

The Hawaii National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program provides 100% coverage to community colleges and 50% coverage to four-year colleges.

 

Idaho

IdahoWorks, Veterans

The Idaho Department of Labor`s newly-designed customer webpage will allow you to look for a job, create a searchable profile viewable by thousands of Idaho employers looking for your skills and visit dozens of job search and career development related Web sites.

State Approving Agency for Veterans Education

Veterans Education in Idaho has been designated as the State Approving Agency (SAA) responsible for approving and supervising programs in educational institutions and training establishments in Idaho offering education and training to veterans and other eligible persons under provisions of the Veterans Education Assistance Programs

Veterans Upward Bound Program- Boise State University

Veterans Upward Bound is one of several TRiO programs on the Boise State University campus and is designed to help veterans prepare for and succeed in post-secondary education. We serve veterans planning to attend college, universities, technical schools, certificate programs and more.

University of Idaho Wounded Veterans Scholarship Program

The University of Idaho is an open door and a helping hand for veterans who have been wounded in service to our nation, and/or their spouses.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

The Idaho National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program (STAP) pays $125.00 per semester to full-time students. Part-time students can receive 25% - 75% of this amount depending on number of credit hours.

Office of Veteran`s Education

The Office of Veterans Education assists veterans in the use of the GI Bill educational entitlement in an approved educational and/or training program, their family members and survivors.

 

Illinois

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Roosevelt University

The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program is a college preparatory program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to serve low-income and first-generation college bound veterans by helping them to "knock the rust off of their academic skills" prior to enrolling in the postsecondary school of the veteran`s choice.

County Veteran Service Offices, Entrepreneurship

Pertinent government agencies, educational institutions, trade associations, business sector experts, and employers are brought together in the state of Illinois to educate returning service members and veterans regarding resources and advancement opportunities available to veteran-owned businesses.

Jobs for Illinois Veterans

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is committed to helping you find the job you want and the job training you need.

 

Indiana

IndianaCAREERconnect, Veterans Services

Information of interest to military veterans and their families include employment and services.

Transition Time for Veterans

This interactive tool allows veterans to estimate the preparation time required to transition from their military occupation to another one in Indiana. "Transition time," while measured in weeks of academic, technical or vocational training, is a relative measure to provide an estimate of the relative time moving from one type of job to another. This method, in effect, compares the similarity of education and training between occupations.

State Approving Agency for Veterans, Companies Hiring Vets in Indiana
The Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs provides a webpage listing companies that are hiring veterans across the state.

 

Iowa

IowaJobs, Veterans

IowaJobs can help you find the job that`s right for you.

Iowa Veteran`s and Military Education

The State Approving Agency is responsible for approving all GI Bill programs in Iowa for veterans and other eligible persons.

Iowa State University - Veterans Center

Our mission is to strengthen the lives of Veterans, military personnel, their families and our community.

University of Iowa - Veterans Services
The University of Iowa is approved as a training facility for veterans. The Office of Veterans Services, located in the Registrar`s Office, coordinates the University`s services to the more than 500 veterans attending classes and receiving veterans benefits.

Iowa National Guard Tuition Assistance

There are two tuition assistance programs in Iowa, the National Guard Education Assistance Program (NGEAP) and the Federal Tuition Assistance Program (ARNG-FTA).

County Services Offices, Veterans Employment

County Services Offices may assist you with compensation/pensions, medical care, military records, grave markers and veteran home loans

 

Kansas

Veterans Employment and Training Program

Online listings for employment opportunities with the State of Kansas.  Qualified veterans will receive preference. The KanSERVE program assists veterans in finding available civilian jobs and training utilizing occupational specialty codes.

KansasWorks, Veterans Priority

Funds to the State of Kansas are available that provide employment and training services to eligible veterans.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - University of Kansas

The University of Kansas Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is an education and skills program designed specifically to serve the needs of today`s veterans.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Wichita State University

The Wichita State University Veterans Upward Bound program (VUB) is an educational and skill program designed specifically to serve the needs of today`s Veterans.

KanVet

KanVet provides direct access to State of Kansas veteran-specific resources and benefits without having to navigate multiple state agency websites.

 

Kentucky

Kentucky Veterans Tuition Waiver Program

A waiver of tuition is an education benefit provided by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in recognition of military service of certain Kentucky veterans. The tuition waiver is provided for children, stepchildren, adopted children, spouses, and un-remarried widows and widowers.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

Kentucky National Guard Tuition Award Program provides 100% Tuition Assistance at any state supported community college, vocational program or university. Tuition assistance may be used for undergraduate or graduate courses.

Kentucky National Center Readiness Certificate

This certification tells employers you are highly qualified and ready for 21st century employment.

 

Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, Jobs for Veterans

Our community is proud to serve Louisiana’s veterans. These resources are available through dedicated community efforts. Visit your local Parish Service Office to learn about additional resources that may be available to you and your family.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

Louisiana National Guard Tuition Assistance provides 100% tuition exemption at any Louisiana public institutions of higher learning. Benefits available for up to 5 academic years.

 

Maine

Maine Employment, Veterans

The Career Center offers specialized employment and training services for Veterans. If you served in the U.S. Armed Forces a Career Center Representative can help you find a job, obtain new skills, or access other state or federal resources available to Veterans.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

Maine National Guard Education Assistance provides eligible soldiers direct tuition assistance to help with college up to 100% tuition at all state colleges and universities, limited to the tuition cost for the state university. The program is subject to funding availability, individual eligibility criteria, and application guidelines & deadlines published to units.

County Veterans Service Offices

A wealth of veteran employment resources in Maine, including dedicated veteran representatives at all of our CareerCenters, Maine's Hero2Hired program and Hire a Vet Campaign, and entrepreneurship services from the Small Business Administration.

 

Maryland

Maryland Workforce Exchange

Maryland Workforce Exchange can help you find the job that`s right for you.

Way Station Inc. Veterans Workforce Investment Program

The mission of Way Station`s Veterans Workforce Investment Program is to meet the workforce investment needs of veterans and to perform outreach and public information activities to develop and promote employment and job training opportunities.

Military Personnel and Spouses Relocating to Maryland - PROVET

Welcome to Maryland! This guide provides a brief look into Maryland and the exciting career opportunities available in our healthcare industry. We hope you find the time to explore the many diverse regions of Maryland, and when beginning the next chapter of your life, choose to make Maryland your home!

National Guard Tuition Assistance
All Maryland state colleges/universities are required by state law to provide a 25 percent tuition waiver to Maryland National Guard members. Some schools provide a 50 percent tuition waiver.

 

Massachusetts

JobQuest, Mass Hire Veterans

JobQuest can help you find the job that`s right for you.

Massachusetts Veterans Licensure and Certification Program

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is committed to supporting members of the Armed Services, Veterans, and Military family members. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts wants to ensure that your specific needs are addressed as you seek professional licenses. If you need any assistance please contact your local Veterans Services Officer or the Department of Veterans’ Services at 617-210-5480, MDVS@vet.state.ma.us.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - University of Massachusetts Boston

The Veterans Upward Bound Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston provides a unique opportunity for men and women veterans of all ages to gain access to information about college and career awareness, acquire the academic skills required for entry into higher education and/or to acquire the equivalent of a high school diploma.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Suffolk University
Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) at Suffolk University is a free pre-collegiate program that helps eligible U.S. military veterans develop the academic and personal skills necessary for success in a program of post-secondary education.

 

Michigan

Michigan Talent Bank, Veterans

Michigan Talent Bank can help you find the job that`s right for you.

Michigan Vets to Ag Program

Vets to Ag is a unique effort targeted to train U.S. veterans for employment opportunities in a variety of agricultural areas.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

The Michigan National Guard has worked with several Michigan Colleges and Universities to offer Tuition Grants to Michigan National Guard members. These grants, used in conjunction with other available tuition assistance programs and the Montgomery GI Bill, can enable Guard members to attend selected colleges and universities at no cost. Several other organizations offer scholarships to Michigan National Guard members.

 

Minnesota

Minnesota Veterans Employment Representatives

Veterans Employment Representatives assist veterans with their employment needs.

Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop, provided by the Veterans Employment Service, can help you make the right employment and education choices.

Veterans in Piping

VIP program helps returning veterans transition to civilian life, receive training, and find careers with contractors throughout the country. Upon successful completion, which includes achieving a minimum of two pipe-welding certifications, participants are guaranteed a job and entry into one of the United Association apprentice programs as a second-year apprentice.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Veterans Upward Bound provides free refresher courses in Writing, Reading, Math, Science, Computer Literacy, French, and Study Skills. Other services include career counseling, enrollment assistance, financial aid counseling, G.E.D preparation, and one-on-one tutoring.

Minnesota State

The Minnesota State has a long history of providing education and training to veterans and those on active duty who are seeking to gain new skills, enhance existing skills and translate skills learned in the military for use in the civilian world.

Minnesota State CareerWise Education, Veterans

Connect with experts on the transition process. Tap into programs that help veterans plan a career, learn about education and training options, and search for jobs.

Education Benefits for Minnesota Veterans

This web site is a resource for answering Minnesota veterans questions about education benefits.

Higher Education Veterans Assistance Program

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has representatives at thirteen (13) campuses to provide information to veterans regarding the availability of local, state, federal, and private resources.

Minnesota Educational Assistance for War Veterans

The State Soldier`s Assistance Program (SSAP) provides educational benefits in the form of a one-time grant to veterans who have exhausted their federal benefits, and to war orphans of veterans who died as a result of a service connected injury or disease.

Project New Hope

Our Mission is to provide Veterans and their families the education, training, and skills necessary to manage their lives after wartime service.

Minnesota National Guard Education Office

There are several education benefits and financial incentives available through the Minnesota National Guard. Opportunities include college benefits, tuition assistance, scholarships, financial bonuses, and a variety of other programs.

National Guard Tuition Assistance
Soldiers and Airmen in the Minnesota National Guard may be eligible for state education benefits.

 

Mississippi

WIN Job Centers, Veterans

WIN Job Centers have a veteran`s representative on Staff or available by appointment.

State Educational Assistance Program (SEAP)

The State Educational Assistance Program (SEAP) for Mississippi pays toward tuition to state and regionally accredited institutions, for soldiers who are not authorized Federal Tuition Assistance.

 

Missouri

Missouri National Guard, Jobs

The Missouri National Guard has categories each will a full list of jobs available.

St. Patrick`s Center, Careers

St. Patrick Center offers employment programs aimed at getting people back on their feet through job readiness training, advanced skills and placement into full-time and part-time jobs.

 

Montana

Veterans Green Corps

Veterans Green Corps is a field-based opportunity for post 9/11 era Armed Forces veterans and service members modeled after the Civilian Conservation Corps. The VGC program provides on the job training focusing in wildland firefighting and chainsaw technical skills. The Veterans Green Corps is based in the Central Divide (Helena, MT) region.

Veterans Upward Bound Educational Program

For more than 25 years, Veterans' Upward Bound (VUB) has provided a statewide network of free classes, services and support to Montana's veterans. Whatever the academic or transition needs, VUB is here to help veterans plan and prepare for their next step.

National Guard Tuition Assistance
Montana National Guard Tuition Assistance pays $1450 per semester for a fulltime student (12 credits or more) attending a Montana State Institution of higher learning or VA approved Montana training program in an undergraduate/degree-granting program and having their Commander`s recommendation.

 

Nebraska

NEworks, Veterans

NEworks can help you find the job that`s right for you.

Veterans Upward Bound - Western Nebraska Community College

The Veterans Upward Bound program provides academic, career, and financial assistance to qualified veterans at no cost, as well as organized social and cultural activities.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

Nebraska National Guard Education Assistance Program covers 75% of tuition paid at state supported college/university or technical college. Up to 75% of UNL undergraduate resident charge paid to select private college/university and technical schools. Tuition waiver limited to state resident rate.

 

Nevada

JobConnect Career Centers, Veterans

Nevada JobConnect Career Centers have a veteran`s representative on Staff or available by appointment.

Work for Warriors Nevada

The mission of Work for Warriors is to assist service members, veterans and immediate family members to connect with available resources and start their journey to realizing their career goals. We work diligently to build relationships with businesses and candidates, and are the warm handshake between the two, for job placement and success. W4W is open to all currently serving National Guard and DoD Reserve personnel, veterans and their spouses, as well as Gold Star families.

Veterans Upward Bound Program

Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a free educational program for qualified, honorably discharged veterans who meet the eligibility requirements. The program is sponsored by Truckee Meadows Community College and funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

New Hampshire

National Guard Tuition Assistance

Tuition costs waived up to 100% after applying other federal benefits at state supported post-secondary institution on space-available basis. NH National Guard Scholarships are also available up to $500 annually.

New Hampshire One-Stop Career Centers

New Hampshire One-Stop Career Centers have a veteran`s representative on Staff or available by appointment.

 

New Jersey

New Jersey State Job Bank, Veterans

New Jersey`s Career Connections can help you find the job that`s right for you.

Vietnam Veterans Tuition Credit Program, Application

Veterans attending any approved educational institution may apply for the Veterans Tuition Credit Program.

Army National Guard Education

New Jersey state law mandates that every member of the New Jersey National Guard is authorized to attend any state college or university tuition free for undergraduate and graduate studies.

Air National Guard

New Jersey state law mandates that every member of the New Jersey National Guard is authorized to attend any state college or university tuition free for undergraduate and graduate studies.

 

New Mexico

New Mexico Workforce Connection

New Mexico Workforce Connection can help you find the job that`s right for you.

New Mexico Workforce Solutions, Veteran FAQs

New Mexico Department of Labor Workforce Development Centers

Veterans Upward Bound - University of New Mexico

Veterans Upward Bound is designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary education.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

The New Mexico National Guard Tuition Scholarship Program pays up to 100% of the cost of tuition (instructional fees in lieu of tuition, and laboratory shop fees specifically required), based on the availability of funds, for state supported schools. GPA of 2.0 minimum is required.

New Mexico Department of Veterans¿ Services Offices

All service officers are veterans themselves and are dedicated to helping their fellow veterans with filing for the well-deserved benefits earned through their honorable service to our country

 

New York

New York State, Veteran Employment in Government

Specialized employment programs focus on temporary and permanent employment.  Temporary jobs provide valuable experience that veterans can use to improve their employment opportunities both inside and outside state government.

 

New York State Job Bank, Veterans Resources

Visit our site and see how we can work for you. You will be able to search for jobs and related labor information about your career.

Military Service Recognition Scholarships

The Military Service Recognition Scholarship (MSRS) provides financial aid to children, spouses and financial dependents of members of the armed forces of the United States or state organized militia.

New York State Regents Award for Children of Veteran.

The New York State Regents Award for Children of Veterans was created to provide financial aid to students whose parent(s) served in the U.S. Armed Forces during specified times of national emergency.

Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA)

Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) provide up to $1,000 per semester for full-time study or $500 per semester for part-time study to eligible veterans matriculated at an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting institution or in an approved vocational training program in New York State.

Educational Opportunities for Veterans

Apprenticeships, academic credit, credentials, education and training information and opportunities for veterans.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

New York National Guard Educational Benefit pays tuition for credit bearing courses. Minimum enrollment for part-time is six credit hours per semester or at least four semester hours per quarter. Members may receive no more than eight semesters of full-time study, four academic years, or ten semesters if the program requires five years to complete.

 

North Carolina

North Carolina Employment Veterans Seeking Jobs

Experienced help is available for veterans, transitioning service members, and eligible spouses seeking a job. North Carolina, home to nearly 800,000 veterans and several of the nation's most important defense installations, understands the needs and challenges of military life.

 

North Carolina Job Bank
The N.C. Division of Workforce Solutions provides job seeker services for veterans, transitioning service members, and eligible spouses.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Central Carolina Community College

Veterans Upward Bound is designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary education.

State Benefits for Veterans, Military, and their Dependents

As a returning veteran, the "Returning Support for Veterans Program (RSVP)" is a one-stop location where veterans and their families can get all the information they need.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

North Carolina National Guard Tuition Assistance is up to $2,000.00 per year.

 

North Dakota

Job Service North Dakota, Veterans
Job Service North Dakota can help you find the job that`s right for you.

Veterans Educational Training

Veterans Educational Training Program offers veterans who served their country yesterday a chance to reach out for a better tomorrow. We serve those eligible for education benefits and those not--just be a veteran.

National Guard State Tuition Assistance

The combined Federal and State Tuition Assistance Programs will cover up to 100% tuition at a North Dakota state supported school. Federal Tuition Assistance will be paid directly to the school and will cover a maximum of $250 per semester hour, plus fees, up to a total of $4,500 per fiscal year. No funding will be paid on failed, dropped, incomplete classes or cumulative GPA below 2.0.

 

Ohio

Ohio Means Jobs, Veterans Career Information Center

If you're transitioning to civilian life or you have previously separated from service, Ohio offers many benefits designed to assist you and your family.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Cuyahoga Community College

Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) provides comprehensive support services to eligible veterans interested in pursuing a college program of study.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Cincinnati State Technical & Community College

Veterans Upward Bound is a program designed to help you refresh your academic skills and give you the confidence you need to successfully pursue a college degree or a postsecondary vocational training program. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, VUB programs and services are provided to eligible veterans completely free of charge.

The Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program

Subject to funding available from the Ohio General Assembly the program provides 100 percent tuition to Army and Air Guard members attending a two- or four- year public college or university.

 

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Job Link, Hire Veterans

Oklahoma Job Link can help you find the job that`s right for you. Oklahoma Military Connection connects civilian employers with Oklahoma veterans, service members, and their families.

East Central University Veterans Upward Bound Program

The Veterans Upward Bound program is designed to prepare eligible veterans to enter or re-enter post-secondary programs, whether it is a technical or vocational school, or a 2- or 4-year college.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Redlands Community College
RCC Veterans Upward Bound is a free college-prep program federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The program is designed to help qualified military veterans prepare to enroll in a postsecondary school (university, community college, and vocational/technical programs). VUB provides skills and advice to enable veterans to achieve their academic goals. VUB is a part of a group of programs called TRiO programs.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

Information we have for the Military Tuition Assistance and Education Benefits for Oklahoma are listed on this page.

Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs

Claims and Benefits Division has Veterans Service Representatives who travel on an itinerant basis offering assistance in all counties throughout the state.

 

Oregon

Oregon Veterans Employment

If you served in the U.S. military or are a spouse of a veteran, you can qualify for Priority of Service. This includes priority referrals to jobs and other employment and training services over non-veteran applicants with the same qualifications. Services include job search assistance, workshops, resume assistance, labor market information, career counseling, and referrals among other resources.

Oregon Educational Aid for Veterans

The Oregon Department of Veterans` Affairs provides educational benefits for pursuit of approved training courses. Benefits are paid for classroom instruction, home study courses, and for vocational training from an accredited educational institution.

County Veterans Service Offices

The Oregon Department of Veterans` Affairs (ODVA) continues to build better lives for veterans and their families living in Oregon. From helping veterans obtain earned medals and military awards to filing claims for education benefits.

 

Pennsylvania

Commonwealth Workforce Development System, Veterans

Find civilian occupations that best align with your military skills, experience and training.

Veterans Upward Bound Program

Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program hosted by the University of Pennsylvania is a FREE, college preparatory program for eligible veterans federally funded with a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The program offers college preparatory services to include academic assessment, advising, and counseling; non-credited academic classes and tutoring; college access; and educational support services.

County Directors of Veterans Affairs

County Directors of Veterans Affairs provide county veterans and their dependents direct assistance to identify, determine eligibility and assist in the preparation of applications for County, State and Federal veterans benefits and programs.

 

Rhode Island

Employ RI

EmployRI can help you find the job that`s right for you.

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, Veterans

For those transitioning from the military or who once served in the armed forces, designated veteran employment counselors are prepared to assist veterans and eligible spouses in finding a new career.

 

South Carolina

South Carolina Works, Veteran Job Seekers

Finding a meaningful civilian career may feel overwhelming. Our SC Works centers across the state have staff, many of whom are veterans or service members themselves, who are specifically trained to assist military jobseekers find civilian employment.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Trident Technical College

The mission of Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is to help eligible U.S. military veterans fully develop their personal potential. VUB staff and instructors assist veterans by developing, improving, and extending educational access and opportunities to eligible veterans through academic needs assessment, instruction, enrichment, and other academic support activities.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

South Carolina National Guard College Assistance Program will pay grants up to $4,500 per academic year towards a student`s cost of attendance at state public and independent schools with a cap of $18,000 per Service member.

County Veterans Service

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs shall assist “former, present, and future members of the armed forces of the United States in securing the benefits to which they are entitled under the provisions of federal legislation and under the terms of insurance policies issued by the federal government for their benefit.” These services are extended to eligible dependents, including parents, widows, children and orphans. The Department administers the Free Tuition Program for certain war Veterans’ children.

 

South Dakota

National Guard Tuition Assistance

Information we have for the Military Tuition Assistance and Education Benefits for South Dakota are listed

County or Tribal Veterans Service Officers

The County or Tribal Service Officer provides information, assistance, counseling and referrals on a wide range of subjects, benefits, and veteran programs.

SDWORKS, Services for Veterans

The South Dakota Department of Labor`s homepage. View all programs and services provided by DOL, search job listings, and learn more about each Career Center and Division.

 

Tennessee

Jobs4TN Online

Tennessee Job Search can help you find the job that`s right for you. U.S. Military Veterans will be provided Priority of Service in all Tennessee Career Centers from all programs funded by the U.S. Department of Labor. Proof of military service will be required.

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

U.S. Military Veterans are provided priority of service, meaning you receive access to all new jobs 24 hours in advance before they are visible to the general public

Veteran`s Pre-College Upward Bound - University of Tennessee

The Veterans Pre-College Program strives to support our Veterans as they pursue their educational, career, and personal/social goals by developing solid learning skills needed to start and complete their postsecondary education.

Tri-County Upward Bound

The Tri-County Upward Bound program provides free educational services to qualified veterans who are planning to enroll in college or technical school or take the GED Exam.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - East Tennessee State University
Veterans Upward Bound is a program that helps veterans receive basic instruction in pre-college or GED courses to help prepare them for college, technical, or vocational school enrollment, GED exam and career development.

 

Texas

Texas Workforce Centers

Texas Workforce Centers have a veteran`s representative on Staff or available by appointment.

Veterans Employment Services Offices

Veterans Employment Representatives provide a full range of employment services. VERs are specifically trained to assist veterans with job applications, resume preparation, job matching and searches, as well as other services for those with special needs.

Texas Center Point`s Veterans Employment and Training Services (VETS)

The Texas Center Point`s Veterans Employment and Training Services (VETS) project for Persian Gulf War veterans and their family members incorporates comprehensive, case managed vocational services that include; job readiness training and mentoring; job skills development; job-finding skills; job placement; and post-employment supportive services to improve job retention.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - University of Texas Arlington

Veterans Upward Bound at the University of Texas at Arlington is a free program for qualified veterans, designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary education.

Texas Education Code, The Hazlewood Act

Wartime veterans of the Spanish-American War through the Persian Gulf War, who were legal residents of Texas at the time they entered military service may be entitled to a waiver of tuition and some fees at State-supported/public (taxpayer supported) colleges and universities.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

Funded by the State of Texas, the State Tuition Assistance Program is an education benefit that provides money for college to eligible members of the Texas Military Department pursuing their educational and career goals.

 

Utah

Utah DWS Employment Centers, Veteran Services

Utah DWS Employment Centers have a veteran`s representative on Staff or available by appointment.

Veterans Upward Bound Program – Weber State University

We help veterans prepare for and succeed in post-secondary education, FREE of charge. We serve veterans attending or planning to attend colleges, universities, technical schools, certificate programs, and more.

Accelerated Credentialing to Employment

The ACE program is intended to coordinate military educational credits, licensing, and certifications with Utah’s post-secondary educational institutions and licensing/certification agencies.

 

Vermont

Career Resource Centers

The Vermont Department of Labor’s Veteran Services Coordinators are veterans themselves and are available to assist transitioning veterans in their job search and help employers find qualified veterans to fill vacancies at their companies.

Vermont JobLink

Vermont`s JobLink can help you find the job that`s right for you.

High School Diplomas for Vermont Veterans

Veterans of the World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War Eras who do not have a high school diploma may be eligible to receive one from a Vermont high school.

 

Virginia

Virginia Automated Labor Exchange, Veterans

Virginia`s Automated Labor Exchange can help you find the job that`s right for you.

The Veteran Outreach Council

The Veteran Outreach Council (VOC) was established with a primary mission to develop and implement an active recruitment program that targets the employment of qualified veterans in state government.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Southwest Virginia Community College

The Veterans Upward Bound Program is funded through the United States Department of Education as a part of the TRIO grant programs. The mission of Veterans Upward Bound Program is to assist eligible veterans to become successful in their educational and career goals.

Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program (MSDEP).

The Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program (VMSDEP) provides education benefits to spouses and children of military service members killed, missing in action, taken prisoner, or who have been rated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as totally and permanently disabled or at least 90 percent permanently disabled as a result of military service.

Veteran Honorary High School Diplomas

Veterans Honorary High School Diplomas recognize the life experiences of honorably discharged veterans who were unable to complete their high school education because of service in the armed forces during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War

Educational Benefits for Military Families

With the goal of being known as "America`s Most Veteran-Friendly State," Virginia provides many unique state benefits to supplement and expand on federal benefits for military families.

 

Washington

Washington WorkSource

Welcome to WorkSource Washington. Federal law entitles veterans and eligible spouses priority access to WorkSource services. This includes priority referrals to jobs that are listed with WorkSource, as well as other employment and training programs

Veterans Conservation Corps

The Veterans Conservation Corps (VCC) The mission of the Veterans Conservation Corps is to assist veterans by providing training and volunteer opportunities that help to restore and protect Washington states natural resources.

National Guard Tuition Assistance

The Washington National Guard`s Education and Incentives website provides information on the eligibility requirements, application procedures and benefits for all Washington National Guard education programs.

 

West Virginia

WORKFORCE West Virginia, Veterans

WORKFORCE West Virginia can help you find the job that`s right for you.

Veterans Upward Bound Program - Davis & Elkins College

Veterans Upward Bound is a United States Department of Education TRIO Program dedicated to helping Veterans of the U.S. Military take full advantage of the educational opportunities available to them.

National Guard Scholarships and Grants
Several WV Colleges and Universities now offer reduced tuition rates and/or scholarships for dependents of National Guardsmen

 

Wisconsin

Job Center of Wisconsin, Veterans

Welcome to Job Center of Wisconsin - your number one, no-cost source for creating resumes, connecting with employers, posting jobs and searching for candidates in Wisconsin. Whether you are looking for the perfect employee or helpful information, Job Center of Wisconsin is the place for you.

Veterans Upward Bound - University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

VUB provides basic skills instruction and educational and career advising to enable veterans to achieve their academic goals.

Wisconsin National Guard Tuition Assistance

All Wisconsin National Guard enlisted members and warrant officers in good standing who do not possess a bachelor`s degree are eligible to receive the Wisconsin National Guard Tuition Grant.

 

Wyoming

Wyoming at Work

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Employment & Training Workforce Centers offer employment and training services to Veterans from all services on a Priority of Service basis.

Wyoming National Guard Tuition Assistance

The Wyoming National Guard Education Assistance Program will help take care of your college tuition. Whether you are already in the Guard or thinking about joining, it doesn`t matter.

 

 

 

 

 

Source - U.S. Department of Labor