Student Veterans

At the Office of Career Success, we thank our student veterans for their military service and sacrifice. We support the career development needs of Isenberg student veterans through direct service and engagement with our events, programs, resources, and career coaches, and through referrals and to tailored resources designed to support military veterans in navigating their post-service employment path. We know that the transition from military to civilian life is unique and varied. We are ready to help you translate your military skills, leveraging your combined service and education expertise and your ultimate pursuit beyond your time at Isenberg School of Management. Log in to set up your preference to be notified when content for student veterans becomes available.

Student Veterans

From Veteran to Civilian: How to Navigate Re-Entry Effectively

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Military life is one that must be lived to be understood. No movie, book or story can possibly give an accurate representation of the experience because so much of it is felt in the soul. But, once …

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Veteran Jobs: 6 Ways to Effectively Transition from the Military Into the Workforce

Bill Lawrence, who spent 20 years as a combat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, relishes the “new car smell” of stepping into the cockpit of a brand-new jet. Like many veterans, Lawrence, who is now a chief information security …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Deciding to leave active duty and transition to civilian life is often a stressful and difficult decision. Upon transition, military members might have questions about what their next moves should be. Should they go back to school? Venture a new …

By Justin C. Pearson - Vault
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Tips For Interpreting Civilian Job Descriptions

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her how a veteran should look through the qualifications in a job description and assess whether they are qualified. Here’s what …

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6 Ways Colleges Can Better Support Female Student Veterans

Women make up a significant portion of the military-connected students we serve, whether we see them in our veterans’ lounges or not (and often, the answer is not).

Read the full article at HigherEd Military here.

By Noelle Menard
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