Veterans & Military Families
The Marymount Center for Career Services thanks our student-veterans for the incredible service and sacrifice they have given to ensure the safety and preservation of our country. We also recognize that, in addition to general career development and planning questions, student-veterans and students of military families may have unique career development needs and concerns. Our career coaches are well prepared to assist with your career needs and are honored to serve those who have served for us.
To make an appointment with a career coach, call (703) 284-5960 or schedule an appointment online through Jobs4Saints.
Helpful Career Links for Veterans
VA for Vets!
Comprehensive military career website. By accessing the “career center” tab, you will find links to a military skills translator by keyword or MOS number, detailed career information tailored for veterans, and tools to help you as you build your resume and search for jobs.
Corporate Gray Online
The Reserve Officer’s Association career website offers a career center as a member benefit that has information on job fairs, resume building, job search, and career information specific to veterans.
Military.Com: Monster Veteran Employment Center
This website has a great deal of career and job-seeking information for military personnel and veterans. It is more comprehensive, covering information for all military branches and more finely tailored to the needs of service-persons. The skills translator tab is particularly helpful for identifying and translating skills on a resume.
The Transition Assistance website designed to help individuals transitioning out of the military and into the civilian world. The “Job-seekers” and “Military Friendly Companies” tabs are particularly helpful for job search tools and document construction.
U.S. Tech Vets
USTechVets.org is a U.S. technology industry career portal created to connect veterans, including transitioning military personnel and their family members, with meaningful jobs in America’s technology industry. USTechVets.org is a collaborative effort of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), and Monster.com focused on reducing veteran unemployment and giving technology industry companies access to American’s veteran workforce.
Feds Hire Vets
Federal employment information for veterans
Website offering snapshot profiles of occupations that includes information on skills used, work contexts, salary range, education needed, required abilities, and more. This website also has a skills translator. You can search by keyword or job-title.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Board of Labor Statistics site dedicated career and occupational information. Displayed in narrative form, this website is similar to O*net, but offers a more comprehensive description of career fields and covers a broader span of occupations and trends within industries.
Other Useful Links
Marymount University Counseling Center
The Counseling Center at Marymount University offers free, confidential counseling services to support student development and well-being. The Counseling Center offers individual and group counseling, assessment, crisis intervention, and referral services as well as personal growth workshops and consultation services to the Marymount community.
Marymount University Yellow Ribbon Program
Marymount University participates in the 9/11 extension of the GI Bill through the Yellow Ribbon Program. This page provides information on tuition reimbursement, grants, and other provisions available for student-veterans and their families.
The Mission Continues
The Mission Continues is an organization that provides service fellowships for veterans. The program offers unique opportunities for community building amongst veterans (both nationally and in local communities) while encouraging vets to take the skills and abilities acquired during service and put them to use in service of their state-side communities. The Mission Continues hopes to help veterans create opportunities to find careers, build relationships, and contribute to their communities in meaningful service. To apply, go to the website above and follow the application guidelines. If obtained, it is possible to use one of these fellowships as a Marymount For-Credit Internship, so speak to your Academic Internship Mentor/Internship Coordinator if interested in turning your service fellowship into an internship experience.
The Virginia Department of Veterans Services
The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs