The first step in any job or internship search is to reflect on your values, priorities, and identity. The University Career Center is a space where you can ask questions about all aspects of your career readiness. We provide a supportive and non-judgmental environment, and we know how personal identity connects to career decisions. The information below, while not all-encompassing, is intended to help you make informed decisions about your career plans. To suggest additional resources email email@example.com.
- 28 Free Resources for re-entering the workforce
- Other resources
- HIRE Vets Medallion Program — Recognizing employers for their investments in recruiting, employing, and retaining our nation’s heroes.
- Hire A Veteran Oregon Jobs
- Oregon Veterans Services — Learn about priority referrals to jobs and other employment and training services over non-veteran applicants with the same qualifications. Services include job search assistance, workshops, résumé assistance, labor market information, career counseling, and referrals among other resources.
- Local Veterans’ Employer Representatives (Oregon) — As veterans, LVERs use their knowledge and expertise to perform a wide range of duties related to recruiting veterans, transitioning service members, and more.
- Hire Vets Awardees — Employers who are committed to hiring veterans
- USAJobs.Gov — Federal employment boards for all agencies and military branches.
Connect with Professionals and Peers
Finding ways to build connections with professionals in career fields that align with your values and strengths can help you learn what it’s like to work in a particular role, field, or industry. In addition to the Veteran Alumni Network, and the Veteran’s Center, and then, there are several ways to network.