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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

Veterans Job Matcher

Translate your military job to find civilian careers that use similar skills using the widget above.

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

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.

Discover the Right Career for You

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

CareerOneStop's Veteran and Military Transition Center 
Learn about civilian employment, find tools to help you assess your skills and interests, and discover career options.

Career Videos
Watch a short, informative career video. Videos are available for hundreds of careers. Each video has links to employment outlook and wage information, related training, and jobs that are open now.

My Next Move for Veterans
Search for careers by keyword, industry, or look for civilian jobs that are similar to your military job.

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