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Career Decisions for Veterans

Your military skills have great value in the civilian job market.

But to sell them successfully, you need to translate those skills to employers in their language. Whether you're applying for a job or exploring your career options, the tools below will help you move forward with confidence.

Make the Most of your Military Skills

Skills Profiler
Use this tool to learn about and rate yourself on skills needed for specific occupations.

Military-to-civilian Occupation Translator
Translate your military skills to civilian job requirements.

Registered Apprenticeships
Learn more about the registered apprenticeship program at the U.S. Department of Labor.

Find Apprenticeship Sponsors
Search for apprenticeship sponsors by region or career cluster.

Workforce Credentials Center
Find more information on converting military training and skills.

Discover the Right Career for You

Explore Careers
Explore your career options by learning about Minnesota careers and industries.

CareerOneStop's Assessment and Education Testing
Find links to assessment guides, educational tests, and more in site's resource library.

CareerOneStop's Career Exploration
Take a tour of this five-step career exploration tool.

CareerOneStop's Occupation Videos
Download and view videos describing the strengths and skills needed for more than 450 jobs.

O*NET's Career Exploration Tool
Use this tool to find career options that best fit your skills and personality.

CareerForce Locations
Find career counseling, job-search classes, and more at these full-service career centers.