VetEngage proudly partners with organizations offering scholarships or skills-based training to military members, veterans and military spouses. If you are interested in or have questions about any of these opportunities, please contact the program directly.
Onward to Opportunity (O2O) is a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Defense, the Schultz Family Foundation, and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University to bring no cost civilian career training to eligible military members and their spouses. In partnership with Onward to Opportunity, Hire Heroes USA will provide personalized career coaching and mentoring to participants as they complete their training. We will also work with partnered employers to match hiring criteria with a participant’s experience and skills. Then, we will coordinate interviews on behalf of the participants with employers.
For more information, visit onward2opportunity.com.
Hire Heroes USA has partnered with Guild to provide college advising to military members, veterans and military spouses. Heading back to school can be overwhelming. A Guild college advisor helps you explore university options and navigate the GI Bill benefits process.
While planning your post-military career, if going back to school for a college degree is on your list – connect with a college advisor at Guild. Find out more at: hireheroes.guildeducation.com
Code Platoon is a nonprofit organization that prepares veterans for careers in software development. The training program is a 14-week, on-site program that teaches veterans everything they need to know to be successful junior developers using the Ruby on Rails stack. Unlike other code boot camps, Code Platoon is for veterans only. The demand for software developers is growing. Yet, job-seeking veterans struggle to find work. Code Platoon’s solution is simple: turn skilled veterans into quality programmers. All veterans are guaranteed $10,500 scholarships to its program.
To learn more about Code Platoon and to apply for this training program, visit: codeplatoon.org
The SANS VetSuccess Immersion Academy is an intensive, accelerated training program for veterans. It provides SANS world class training and GIAC certifications to quickly and effectively launch careers in cybersecurity. The program is 100% scholarship based, and it includes SANS Training Excellence, hands-on skills, hyper-current content, world-class instructors, GIAC certifications, and connections to employers. To apply, please follow the steps below:
Flatiron School is one of the leading coding boot camps, with the longest history of helping students reinvent their careers through their NYC and online programs.
About their Online Web Developer Program:
Road to Hire is a nonprofit that provides paid professional training, development and entry-level job placement for high school graduates, ages 17-25, in the Charlotte metro area. They have two academies, Technology & Sales, both of which allow students to develop personally and professionally in a highly supportive environment that will prepare them for a successful career. Program graduates are placed in high growth roles with leading employers.
Benefits of Road2Hire
Learn more about the program at www.roadtohire.org and apply today.
Wind power is one of the fastest growing sources of electrical power in the world, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As technologies change, the communications tower industry continues to flourish to keep us all connected.
The Airstreams Renewables accelerated 240-hour Renewable Energy and Communications Tower Technician Program offers a complete complement of safety and technical lessons designed to provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of wind energy and communication towers – to prepare you for an entry-level position in the industries.
Airstreams Renewables is proud to be approved through the Department of Defense Skill Bridge program, offering civilian job training to active duty transitioning service members. Airstreams is also approved by the U.S. Army Human Resource Command to offer our industry recognized training at the following locations: Tehachapi, CA and Active Duty at Fort Irwin, CA; Fort Bliss, TX; Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Learn more at: www.air-streams.com/Pages/Active-Duty-CSP
New Horizons offers certification training and job placement assistance in IT, desktop applications, project management, and business. Approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for VA benefits and workforce offices for unemployed training grant, New Horizons delivers cutting edge training led by certified instructors. We proudly work with the industry’s top vendors, such as Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco and PMI, to offer the latest authorized courses. Learn more on their website http://www.nhworkforcedevelopment.com
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 11 and the Los Angeles County Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association offer several different apprenticeship programs through the Electrical Training Institute that are “earn as you learn” in the field that you choose. Currently they offer four different programs in the Los Angeles area:
Inside Wireman: A five-year program of on-the-job and classroom training in all commercial and industrial electrical applications, including installation of power and light, controls, and all types of electrical equipment.
Intelligent Transportation Systems: A four-year program consisting of both on-the-job and classroom training in innovative traffic signal, street lighting, and freeway systems technology.
Voice Data Video: A complete program incorporating on-the-job training and six semesters of related classroom training, leading to the classification of VDV installer.
Residential Program: A new three-year program incorporating on-the-job and related classroom instruction in residential wiring and electrical construction.
Approximately 50% of each class consisting of veterans. The testing requirement is waived for veterans who: served at least four years; were honorably discharged; and, are within 5 years of their separation date at the time of their application to the program. This program offers a great avenue to a new post-military career! There is no cost for the apprenticeship program, which is accredited by both the Department of Labor and the Department of Veteran Affairs.
To learn more, go to: www.laett.com
The EnCorps STEM Military Pathway transitions military veterans and spouses – who have experience in science, technology, engineering, and math fields – into middle and high school teachers. The Fellowship is a rigorous on-ramp and exploration of a teaching career — offering you the field experience, knowledge and connections to ensure you thrive. Because of our early teaching opportunities, professional development and extensive support, EnCorps Fellows are highly sought after by hiring managers and principals. EnCorps is looking for passionate and driven professionals who want to make a difference in urban education. EnCorps staff takes special care to accommodate veterans’ specific requests and needs.
Fellowship Applications for the 2018 cohort will be accepted through April 13, 2018. EnCorps will re-open its annual Fellowship application cycle in July 2018 for the 2019 Cohort. No current teaching credential or prior experience with students is required.
If you know of someone, and/or believe you have a calling and passion for teaching to change lives, please visit encorps.org to get started.