Resources for Veterans


US Department of Veterans Affairs

Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Montgomery GI Bill, and other programs

VA Vocational Rehabilitation

Veterans Online Application for a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) for education benefits

U.Va. Veterans Educational Assistance Request Form

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Employment Resources

Resumes, Letters, Interviews
Riley Guide resume prep

Microsoft Resume Templates

Resume Writing Tips – UVA Center for Engineering Career Development

Cover Letters and Thank You Notes – UVA Center for Engineering Career Development

Informational interviews

Job Search and Career and Industry Guides
Jobs section of the VA eBenefits site – job search, career tools, and resources

Federal employment information for veterans and transitioning military personnel

Federal government jobs official site

Careers and career information resources, sponsored by US DOL

Military-to-Civilian job search

Resources for veterans with service-connected disabilities

Employment support for individuals with disabilities

Job search and career options resource

Bureau of Labor Statistics guide to industries, earnings, and outlook

O*Net occupational research page with crosswalk for military jobs

Research companies, industries, and salaries

National labor exchange system

A nonprofit consortium of leading U.S. corporations

Employment in the great outdoors

Small Business Administration programs and services

Better Business Bureau

Other Useful Links for Veterans

Veterans’ Preference, Benefits, and Related Resources
Transition assistance information and tools for separating military

US Office of Personnel Management Guide to Veterans’ Preference

VA Benefits Index, Compensation and Pension Benefits

All inclusive veterans’ resources

National Archives for Veterans and their Families

Personnel Records
National Personnel Records Center

U. S. Coast Guard Personnel Service Center

Civilian Personnel Advisory Center in Alaska

Official Military Websites
US Air Force

US Army

US Coast Guard

US Marine Corps

US Navy