Here is a list of resources that you might find helpful as you look for internships and jobs.
An initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities. Check the Hiring Our Heroes website for hiring events and fellowship opportunities for veterans in addition to career resources.
The U.S. Department of Labor created the HIREVets.gov Medallion Program to recognize employers for their investments in recruiting, employing, and retaining veteran employees. Check this website to see who has been recognized for their efforts to recruit, employ, and retain our nation's veterans.
Feds Hire Vets is your single site for Federal employment information for veterans, transitioning military service members, their families, and Federal hiring officials.
In addition to 15% of their workforce being veterans, Boeing also hosts employee-led Boeing Veteran Engagement Team Chapters, supports veterans organizations in the community, and makes an effort to subcontract to veteran-owned businesses.
Raytheon is a military-friendly employer. On their military jobs site, veterans can enter their military job title in Raytheon's military skills translator search to see what Raytheon current openings directly relate to the experience they have.
PepsiCo, a Warrior-Scholar Project partner, hires veterans and participates in veteran community outreach. PepsiCo also has an employee resource group, VALOR, for veterans. According to PepsiCo, "VALOR's mission is to recognize, appreciate and support military, veterans, their families, and our communities and to strengthen PepsiCo's role as a leading military and business partner."
Warrior-Scholar Project partner Motorola Solutions has provided many veterans with job and internship opportunities. Hear what veterans say about working at Motorola. The company has many different employee business councils to ensure diversity and inclusion, including the Veterans Business Council.
Global security company Northrop Grumman, one of our corporate partners, employs thousands of veterans worldwide, with veterans making up 20% of their employees. Northrop Grumman offers many resources to help veterans succeed at the company, including a military skills translator, transition tips, and mentoring specifically for veterans.
If you are a veteran who is interested in working in Washington, D.C. or pursuing a career in government, The Washington Center is a great internship resource. They have many internship programs specifically for veterans, including a fully funded program called The VET Initiative, paid internships through their Federal Diversity Internship Initiative, Federal Aviation Administration internship program, Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups, and Naval Research Laboratory HBCU/MSI/TCU internship program. They also offer a two-year Foreign Affairs Information Technology fellowship through the State Department for veterans interested in pursuing IT careers.