Career Preparation

Preparing for Your Career
Personal/Skills Assessment Web Sites
Financial Education

Preparing for Your Career

The National Archives are the official repository for record of the United States military and other government agencies.  These records include
  • Military personnel service records  Recent military service and medical records are not online.  However, most veterans and their next of kin can obtain free copies of their DD 214 (Report of Seperation) and the following miltary service records any of the ways listed.  
  • Textual documents including unit reports and rosters; maps and plans; photographs; posters; motion pictures and sound recordings; and electronic records
Operation Hero for Hire is a initiative with a single objective: help US veterans get jobs.
LiveCareer Resume Tips gives tips on how to build each section and at the bottom, there are links to help with more job-specific resumes

Learn How to Become provides an overview of how to start a career in a wide variety of fields to include Arts and Humanities; Business; Computer; Education; Engineering; and Medical. 

Personal/ Skills Assessment Web Sites

Assessment centers provide assistance for identifying vocational skills and interests. Local colleges may provide the most cost-effective assessment opportunities; however, online assessments are available at the following

Career One Stop

Financial Education  

The Veterans’ Guide to Financial Success. A life in uniform certainly isn’t easy, but hanging up your boots presents its own challenges—many of them financial. From landing a job to planning for retirement, here’s how to make coming home really pay off. 
VeteransPlus programs were designed by Veterans and are delivered by Veterans to provide practical financial solutions geared to real life circumstances of current and former military personnel.