Military / Veterans

The Career & Co-op Center is committed to supporting and celebrating all facets of a student’s identity. Explore this page to find resources, advice and opportunities specific to students who are in the military or are Veterans.

How To Translate Veteran Experience To Land A Civilian Job

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about what advice she has for veterans trying to translate their experience serving into the corporate/civilian world when they go …

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The Biggest Resume Mistakes For Veterans

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about the biggest mistake that veterans make in their resumes that could hurt them from getting the corporate/civilian job they’re …

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From the Armed Forces to Law Practice: Resources for Veterans in the Legal Industry

On Veterans Day, we honor all of those who have served in our country’s Armed Forces. The legal industry is fortunate to have many veterans among our ranks. Through our work at Vault, we have received requests for additional information …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Find Organizations Committed to DEI Values

Most social-impact organizations today express a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

The National Council of Nonprofits encourages organizations to not only articulate their values, but to be guided by them and to integrate them into their daily operations. …

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Benefits for Military Veterans Seeking Government Jobs

Military Veterans offer experience and expertise that is highly valued in public service positions across many Federal agencies. As such, applicants with veteran status, who meet specific eligibility criteria, are given priority over other similarly qualified candidates. While this does not guarantee a job offer, it can provide a unique advantage. Details of the Feds Hire Vets program can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website.

By Julie Kimball
Julie Kimball Career Advisor, Career Services
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Resources

Handshake

UMass Lowell’s Career & Co-op Center is pleased to offer a comprehensive recruiting system called Handshake. This system provides customized …

USAJobs.gov

The Federal Government’s official jobs site.

GI Jobs

A website for those who need help transitioning out of their military uniform.

MilitaryHire.com

A site developed and maintained by a team of military veterans and corporate hiring authorities

Va.gov

A comprehensive site from the Department of Veterans Affairs providing access to employment, job search, and other resources for veterans.

My Next Move for Veterans

Designed for U.S. veterans who are current job seekers. Through this interactive tool, learn about career options including tasks, skills, …

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