Resources for Veterans
Welcome to the University of Delaware! We are grateful for your service to this country and we understand that a veteran's job search can be challenging. As with all our students and alumni, we are here to help you develop goals for your own career development--whether that means discovering your interests, or applying for a great internship. Come see us, as you transition from your life in the military to life at UD. In the mean time, here are some links you might find helpful, in addition to all the information under the "Students" and "Alumni" sections of our website.
Vet Recruitment Sites
Army Career and Alumni Program - Army’s career and alumni program.
Clearance Jobs – Matches job seekers that hold active or current Department of Defense, Department of State, and Department of Energy security clearances to hiring employers and recruiters looking for skilled cleared candidates
Cleared Jobs.Net - A growing job board for professionals with security clearances looking for jobs in the defense and intelligence community.
MilitaryHire.com - Online job posting only for vets. Includes job listing portion and help in writing resumes.
MilitaryVetJobs.com - A veteran owned organization, offers veteran job seekers a community of support and connections to employers seeking qualified, veteran candidates.
National Veterans Foundation - Outreach services that provide veterans and families in need with food, clothing, transportation, employment, and other essential resources.
RecruitMilitary.com – A veteran-owned and operated firm that matches military veterans and military spouses with the vast opportunities America has to offer.
Troops to Teachers - Program to help transition from being military personnel to a teacher.
U.S. Department of Labor - Department of Labor section for Vets.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: VA Jobs - Acquaints you with the career path within VA that most closely matches your expertise and ambitions
U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Government-wide Veterans Employment Website - Website for the Executive Order signed by Obama to employ vets. Includes links for job searching and education opportunities.
Veterans Upward Bound - 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. Veterans Upward Bound projects are funded by the U. S. Department of Education and serve eligible veterans across the nation.
Career OneStop - Resume Tutorial
BaseOps.net - Information on how to write resumes with a few examples.
Military Resume Tips - Sample military resumes.
O-Net Online - Helps translate your experience for the resume.
Career OneStop - Resume tutorial
Careers for Transitioning Military - Includes information on careers, relocation, family, job fairs, and skill translator.
Corporate Gray Online - Online job listings for military. Includes information on resumes, salaries and job fairs.
G.I. Jobs - Career service for vets. Includes information on resumes, how to translate experience onto the resume, interviews, dressing for interviews and how to obtain the GI Bill.
Military Officers of America - Includes information on financial advisement, education, career advice, health, discounts, travel, professionalism and transitioning back.
Government resources and other helpful sites
Careers in National Defense - Includes links and information on internships and employment with Department of Defense.
Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veteran Affairs - Includes information on GI Bill, health issues, funerals, pensions, and all other Vet Benefits.
Hire Vets First - Includes information on job listings and career advice
Student Veterans of America - National group for student vets
U.S. Department of Labor - Includes information on compliance assistance and securing employment
Drexel University GI Bill - Video from Drexel University explaining the GI BILL.
Application for GI Bill
Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program - This program allows institutions of higher learning (degree granting institutions) in the United States to voluntarily enter into an agreement with VA to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rate.
The GI Bill and Education Benefits - Compilation of GI Bill information and resources.