There are a lot of decisions to make when beginning your civilian career — for many, that starts with education. Use these resources to weigh your options in pursuing a degree or other employment training.


  • Choosing the right college
  • Using your education benefits
  • Veteran Learning Portal
  • Disabled veterans employment & education guide

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Educator Outreach Directory

The institutions listed below have demonstrated their commitment to the education of veterans by using RecruitMilitary products and services.

Academy of Art University embraces the military by transforming aspiring servicemembers into professional artists and designers with its offerings of...

Directories, Search & Employ, Education

Disabled veterans employment and education guide

Vetsfirst provide a ton of fantastic content that can answer your questions in regards to:

  • Veterans employment and education
  • Creating your path to employment
  • Choosing school as a path to employment
  • Understanding and defining disability
  • Self-Advocacy: Knowing your rights and responsibilities


Veteran Learning Portal

We've partnered with Cornerstone On-Demand Foundation Initiative to provide free professional development resources to support your transition to civilian employment. You will have access to a wide range of courses and material designed to develop the skills necessary in today's workplace, from...

Career Advice, Education

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace. A nonprofit, independent institution, Embry-Riddle offers more than 75 undergraduate and graduate degree programs at residential...

September-October 2015, Search & Employ, Education

Consider An Apprenticeship For Your Next Career Change

An apprenticeship is a type of employment in which an individual – an apprentice – learns a trade or occupation by means of a program involving both on-the-job training and structured learning. In the United States, the Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA)...

Career Advice, Education

Choosing the right college.

You're in the process of going back to school… but how do you even begin to pick the best school? You’ll want a military-friendly school that accepts your military benefits — but where do you even begin to do research? Will you have credits already? What should you major in? How much will it...


The Different GI Bill Programs & Their Benefits

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) site is the home for educational benefits provided by the department. A School Decision Resources page () has links to:

  • GI Bill Comparison Tool to help one find a school and determine his or her GI Bill benefits while attending it
  • Guide to...