Veterans Resources

Veterans Resources

The Center for Internships and Career Development is committed to helping all Eastern’s students successfully navigate their career paths.

Students who identify with particular groups can have various challenges when deciding a major or career, interviewing positions and transitioning into the work world

In addition to the resources below, Career counselors are available to answer questions and provide guidance. Please visit the Center for Internships and Career Development during walk-in hours or call (860) 465-4559 for additional information.

Resource Links

V.E.T.S. Center: Eastern’s Veterans Educational Transition Services Center provides comprehensive support services to prospective and current students who are or were members of the U.S. Armed Services and their families. In addition, the center will provide assistance to student veterans dealing with and resolving their unique academic and life issues.

Veteran’s Guide to Getting Hired: As the number of active duty military personnel falls, so too does the number of veterans looking for careers as civilians. has created this guidebook to help the men and women of the United States military better understand the various career resources at their disposal.

Feds Hire Vets: Single stop site for Federal employment for Veterans transitioning from Military service.

U.S. Department of V.A.: Veterans administration website with resources and links for Federal VA jobs.

U.S. Department of Labor: Federal Department of Labor contact information.

VA for VETS: Federal job placement administered by the VA.

CT. Department of Labor: Connecticut Department of Labor Office for Veterans Workforce Development. Links for many Connecticut state hiring initiatives as well as education and benefit information.

Post 9/11 GI Bill – Well into its sophomore year, the Post-9/11 GI Bill generation grapples with campus life and combat mentality. – The American Council on Education provides a collaborative link between the U. S. Department of Defense and higher education through the review of military training and experiences for the award of equivalent college credits for members of the Armed Forces.

Vets4Vets – A non-partisan organization dedicated to helping Iraq and Afghanistan-era veterans to heal from the psychological injuries of war through the use of peer support. – We provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation.

CT DoL – CT DoL lets you use your Military Occupation Classification (MOC) to identify similar occupations in the civilian workforce you may qualify for.

Veterans Enterprise – We are dedicated to the employment, education, and advancement of America’s proud servicemen and women. We aim to spread awareness of issues and opportunities concerning veterans through news and by connecting them with employers who recruit highly trained and motivated transitioning soldiers.