Service members, veterans, and their families are valuable contributors to communities and economies in the PacMtn region. With adaptability, resilience, and keen problem-solving abilities, military families know how to navigate complex scenarios with efficiency and effectiveness, and a wide array of resources are available to connect with through WorkSource and PacMtn programs.
For Veteran & Spouse Career Resources
Check out our downloadable guide
Transitioning Service Members, Veterans, and Spouses
Your WorkEx Internship gives you 8 to 12 weeks of hands-on work experience and training, placing you miles ahead of the competition when you interview for the job. With WorkEx, veterans and their spouses will benefit from the following and more:
- Real-world work experience
- Guaranteed job interview
- Career counseling
Whether you have served 3 years or 30, the workforce development system has valuable resources that can help you navigate the complexities of building a post-military career. The best time to begin navigating those resources is as soon as you consider transitioning. Some of the valuable resources available to transitioning service members include PacMtn programs specifically developed to serve the needs of those who have served:
Transitioning to another location?
Check out local resources in your new community by finding the American Job Center nearby.
Not sure what the next step looks like?
Check out the videos on PacMtn’s YouTube channel to explore some career options.
My Next Move for Veterans is a new interactive tool designed to help U.S. veterans learn about their career options. The site has tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900 different careers. Veterans can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or by discovering civilian careers that are similar to their job in the military.
Your dedication to your service member often requires geographic and career moves that look very different from most civilians. Navigating career changes associated with PCS and military transition can be a challenge, but the workforce development system is here to assist. Some of the programs and resources available in the PacMtn region include: