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Transition into the Civilian Sector

Connecticut Department of Labor – Office for Veterans’ Workforce Development: This site has a great amount of information pertaining to Veterans and Military Members. The main part of the page is separated into 3 columns. The left column is Federal Services to Veterans, the middle column is State Services to Veterans, and the right column is various “Local” Services to Veterans.Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP): This site includes lists job fairs for separating (or recently separated) military personnel.

Armed Forces Crossroads – Supporting the Military Community: Although this site focuses on relocation services for active duty military, it also has a great deal of information for veterans at the “employment” link.

Corporate Gray Online: Links employers with transitioning and former military personnel through Corporate Gray Series of military-to-civilian career transition books, Corporate Gray Job Fairs, and Corporate Gray Online.

US Army – Civilian Personnel Online: Human Resources Opportunities within the Department of the Army – federal civilian positions within the Department of the Army nationwide.

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Troops to Teachers – Proud to Serve Again: Provides information to assist separating military members who wish to become teachers in public school systems.

State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services – State : This site contains State of Connecticut job openings, and to certain qualified veterans, the State of Connecticut gives hiring preference to military veterans.

United States Department of Labor – E-Vets Resource Advisor: Includes information on a broad range of topics such as job search tools and tips, employment openings, career assessment, education & training, benefits, and special services available to Veterans.

Department of Labor – Veterans Employment & Training: This site hosts the ATB-VETS Resume Writer, an electronic resume system designed especially for transitioning veterans. Along with the Military Resume Writer, there is good information about Veterans Preference, and Veterans Re-employment Rights, and other veterans issues.

Department of Labor – Employment and Training Administration: This is a good site to research what is happening in the government’s world of employment & training services, and has a host of employment & training links. To access the links, go to the bottom of the home page, and click on “ETA Affiliated Sites”.

Transition Assistance Online – Careers for Transitioning Military: This site includes an online resume bank. You can post your resume online, find job leads listed from military-friendly employers, get information about franchising & starting your own business, and obtain advice & guidance. Plus, access links to other internet employment sites with federal jobs as well as state & local government opportunities.

The Veterans Corporation: For Veteran Entrepreneurs – gives assistance and resources to veterans and transitioning military personnel interested in starting their own business.

Vet Jobs: A commercial job search site for Veterans