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Career Planning and Skill Identification

Education or Training & Financial Aid

Job Search & Networking

Resume, Cover Letter, Follow-up

Interview Tips and Advice

Pittsburgh-Area Career Centers

Specific Job Resources

For Seniors

For Veterans

For Youth

For People with Disabilities

Job Resources for Veterans

These resources are specifically for veterans. Nevertheless, the resources given in the guide would ALSO apply.

CareerLink Pittsburgh offers several locations to find a local Veterans Employment Representative as well as links to local services, Homecoming Veterans and Active Servicemen, GI Bill, Medical Care, and Employment Services.

American Job Center has links to the National Resource Directory, Gold Card Initiative, My Next Move For Veterans, VetSuccess, Feds Hire Vets, Veterans Portal on CareerOneStop, Veteran’s Job Bank, Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, VA for Vets, My Career @ VA, and eBenefits. At thebottom of the page, there is a Military-to-Civilian Job Search.

US Department of Veterans Affairs offers many services and benefits to veterans: education and training, insurance, financial assistance, and others in the GI Bill.

Allegheny County PA lists job and internship opportunities within its organization that are specifically for veterans.

FinAid helps find financial aid for veterans. Must create account. offers resources for continuing education, job searching, and financial aid.

PA Civil Service Commission offers a veteran´s preference when applying for civil servant jobs in PA. Jobs can be browsed by job category.

USA Jobs can be searched by keyword, job title, series number, pay grade, salary range, location, agency, occupation series, applicant eligibility (including veteran´s preference), type of work, and work schedule.

Materials in our catalog:
Search for:

Veterans Employment United States
Veterans Vocational guidance United States

For example:

Wolfe, Tom. (2012). Out of uniform: your guide to a successful military-to-civilian career transition. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books.

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