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Career & Employment Resources

Upcoming Career Fairs

August 22 (San Diego,CA): Veteran’s Job & Resource Fair, Monday August 22, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., San Diego Convention Center: Room 23, 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Careers & Employment Programs

Syracuse University/JP Morgan Chase

The training provided through both certificates is designed specifically for the Veterans Technology Program to assist and prepare veterans as they transition from the military to information technology careers in global corporations. The Veterans Technology Program is a non-credit certificate program offered by Syracuse University. This program is available to both employed and unemployed, post 9/11 veterans with a minimum of a high school diploma, and is comprised of two certificates, VET 1: Career Skills for Global Enterprises and VET 2: Applied Technology Education.

By participating in this program, Veterans have the ability to:

  • Receive an overview of various information technology industries, including a number of career paths.
  • Create a development plan specific to personal skill-sets, interests, and goals
  • Gain an understanding and insight into the corporate culture of globally distributed companies – including effective communication, decision making, and conflict management.
  • Learn to effectively prepare for and execute job search including company research, resume and cover letter writing
  • Receive a technical education in a specific concentration of their choice, and where applicable, acquire industry certification

The Veterans Technology Program is presently underwritten in its entirety by JPMorgan Chase & Co. It is free of charge to all admitted veterans and military personnel, who have served on active duty post 9/11/01.

Additional information regarding the application, including requirements, can be found at the Apply webpage.

LEARN HOW TO MARKET YOUR MILITARY  EXPERIENCE

Please click here for information in how to market your military experience.  (Resource provided for by the University of Michigan Career Center)

EMPLOYERS & BUSINESSES  

KPMG

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International. KPMG International’s member firms have 137,000 professionals, including more than 7,600 partners, in 144 countries.f you’re looking forward to building a great career, look to KPMG. Following is the KPMG  career center link, where they provide great insight to their organization and the ability to search for positions of interest and the opportunity to submit resumes: www.kpmgcareers.com.

 

EMPLOYER RESOURCES

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit that offers an incentive for private sector businesses to hire individuals from 12 targeted groups that have consistently faced significant barriers to employment, including Veterans.

Depending on the employment scenario, private sector businesses may be eligible to reduce their federal income tax liability. This may be useful for Veterans when they apply for jobs. For more information please see the WOTC_Vets_Brochure and the WOTC_Fact_Sheet.

JOB POSTINGS

June 2010

Delta Airlines is hiring for a variety of positions and they want to hire Veterans! Please help to get veterans into these opportunities. Positions include baggage handlers, flight attendants, pilots, etc.

Check out this link to Delta’s Careers section: www.deltajobs.net/career_destinations.htm.

For pilots, click www.deltajobs.net/pilot_qualifications.htm.

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