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Veteran Services: Jobs


When you leave the military, the biggest question is "what's next?" It's a scary job market right now, but the skills you've received in the military make you highly marketable. The Legion sponsors dozens of veterans hiring fairs each year, and our employment experts also provide tips to writing resumes, networking and making a strong impression in the interview process.


Hiring Our Heroes gears up for monthly virtual job fair

Virtual Job Scout connects veterans, transitioning servicemembers and spouses with recruiters from Fortune 500 companies and other businesses.

Legion wants feds to leave veterans preference alone

Legion says veterans preference needs to remain in place to help veterans compete with civilians in the job market.

Teach For America wants to enlist veterans

Teaching certification organization is looking for veterans and servicemembers who wish to continue serving their country as educators to low-income students.

Nearly 200 veterans hired after New Jersey job fair

Department looks to build on success of May hiring event by hosting more veterans opportunities this month.

Bridging the military-to-civilian gap

Legion's credentialing working group meets in D.C. office ahead of February summit.

Hiring fair brings railroad jobs to veterans

Hiring Our Heroes event welcomes Amtrak, CSX and Norfolk Southern to Indianapolis.

Legion-supported veterans jobs bill introduced in Senate

Senate measure would restore federally funded veterans job-search specialists who were cut in April.

Veteran business owners invited to free GSA Schedules class

Experts from the industry will help VOSBs and SDVOSBs draft GSA Schedule proposals, Oct. 28-29, in the Legion's Washington office.

Veterans job fair headed to Austin, Texas

Legion Department of Texas to host free hiring event on Sept. 24 for veterans, servicemembers and spouses.

Entrepreneurship workshop featured at national convention

The American Legion hosted a two-day small business workshop for veterans and servicemembers.