The Career Development Center is proud to support the work of our student veteran and dependent population. We recognize that the transition from the military to civilian word can be tricky and we want to help you be as successful as possible. The following links are resources to help you find the next path for you, after Appalachian.
You can also reach out to Geralyn Mitchell to set up a coaching appointment. Geralyn has been a resource for our student veterans here at Appalachian for 6 years, serves as secretary on the Military Affairs Committee and worked in the Newport News/VA Beach, Virginia area as a recruiter working with transitioning military prior to coming to Appalachian.
Student Veteran Resources
My Next Move: A website designed to help you search careers by keyword, browse by industry or find careers that are similar to your military job.
Military to Civilian Resume Builder: This site has downloadable resumes for entry-level and experienced positions. Job seekers will also find tips for developing a stronger resume by styling particular skills into the resume to meet specific job requirements.
NC4ME: North Carolina for Military Employment (NC4ME) is a comprehensive public-private partnership designed to make NC the number one state for military employment. Established in 2015, NC4ME leverages existing workforce development resources and technology to connect military talent to open jobs, education, and training opportunities in North Carolina.
NCWorks Veterans Portal: This collection of resources provides services for veterans, transitioning service members, and eligible spouses to obtain employment.
Veterans Affairs: This site offers the help you need to build your career and find the opportunities that are right for you.
Hire Heroes USA: Whether you are looking for work that's full-time, part-time, or remote, Hire Heroes will help you meet your goals. Their services are personalized to you, and are available to U.S. military members, veterans, and military spouses for free.
Military.com: Whether transitioning to the civilian workplace or you simply want to know what interview questions to prepare for, there are career advice articles and tips for everyone.
'Applying to Grad School for Student Veterans' Career Meetup: Learn about opportunities to pursue a graduate level degree or program and identify next steps post graduation in this brief but informative virtual session designed specifically for student veterans.