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As a Veteran of any branch of the armed forces, you bring unique skills to the workplace. However, you may face unique challenges during your job search after reintegrating into civilian life.

The Boston College Career Center can help you translate your military skills into a resume for the civilian workplace. It offers a variety of resources to support you as you start your job search and advance your career. Please schedule an appointment through EagleLink to meet with a Career Advisor to discuss any additional questions.


 


A variety of resources are available to support veterans as they search for jobs and advance their careers.


5 Resume Tips for Vets Transitioning to the Civilian Workforce
 | This article provides helpful tips aimed at allowing veterans to translate their time in the military, as well as the skills they learned, to ensure their unique experiences transfer onto paper and make their application competitive.

15 Tips for Developing Skills You Can Use Outside the Military | This article walks veterans through the steps they should take to embark on successful and rewarding civilian careers.

Orioninternational | This website is aimed at helping veterans transition into civilian life by providing job opportunities, as well as career tips.

Rileyguide.com | These are resources set up specifically to meet the needs or address the interests of current and separated military personnel and their families.

 

Examples of resumes with military experience

 

Student Groups

Joining campus organizations is a great way to connect with your peers and expose you to additional professional development opportunities.

BC Law School Veterans Association

The Boston College Veterans Alumni Network (BCVAN) - established in 2011 to honor the University’s servicemen and women and to strengthen the bonds among alumni, veterans, and the greater BC community

Graduate Student Association

Veterans Affinity Group - advocates for veterans needs and resources, and raises awareness of veterans issues, both as students and faculty/staff

 

Additional Resources

For additional resources, please visit Boston College’s Veteran Resources Page.

For information about GI Bill benefits and veteran scholarships, please contact Student Services.