Career Services Office

Students & Alumni

Career Transition Resources for the Armed Forces

The University of Michigan Dearborn is proud to welcome Veterans who have served our country in the Armed Services to our campus community.  The Career Services office is eager to help you successfully transition from the Armed Forces to civilian employment.  This website offers a multitude of information on topics such as developing your resume and special programs available to Veterans.  Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions or concerns.

If you would like to visit the Student Success Center Veteran Services website go to

Job Banks

Career Command Post

Career OneStop

Civilian Jobs

Recruit Military

Defense Placements

Hire a Hero 5

Hire Veterans

Military Hire

Making the Difference Veteran Careers

Security Clearance Jobs

State Jobs

USA Jobs for Students/Recent Graduates

USA Jobs

Vet Central

Veterans Enterprise

Vet Jobs

Michigan Department of Civil Service, Job Postings

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Recommended Reading  

Civil Service Employment

Out of Uniform: Resume Tips for Making the Transition

Translate Military Experience into Civilian Terms

From the Armed Forces to the Work Force - NY Times Article

Guide To Senior Executive Service Qualifications

Job Search Etiquette

150 Best Jobs through Military Training, by Laurence Shatkin 

Expert Resumes for Military-to-Civilian Transitions, by Wendy S. Enelow

Military to Civilian Resumes and Letters: How to Best Communicate Your Strengths to Employers, by Ronald L. Krannich and Carl S. Savino 

Military Transition to Civilian Success: The Complete Guide for Veterans and their Families, by Caryl Krannich and Ronald L. Krannich 

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Recommended Reading for Federal Job Seeking

Steps to a Full Time Government Job, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Job Fairs: Fast Track to Federal Careers

Six Common Myths of Federal Job Seeking

Ten Steps to a Federal Job, by Kathryn K. Troutman

Military to Federal Career Guide: Ten Steps to Transforming Your Military Experience into a Competitive Federal Resume, by Kathryn K. Troutman

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Developing Your Resume

Career OneStop Resume Tutorial

Career OneStop Translator Veterans Jobs - Translate Military Skills into Civilian Careers

O-NET Online Military Crosswalk Search

Resume Tips for Making the Transition to Private Industry

Best Practices in Resume Writing For Veterans

Building a Resume on USAJobs

Federal Resume Sample (PDF)

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Agency Information

A-Z List of Federal Agencies

Best Places to Work in the Federal Government

Federal Internship Directory

U.S. Department of Labor Veterans' Employment & Training Service

Where the Jobs Are

Governor's Office

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Career Fairs

Military Connection Virtual Job Fair Career Expo

TechEXPO Top Secret Job Fairs

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Recruiting Companies



Corporate Gray Online

Corporate Leads, Inc.

Orion International

Soar Consulting

Magellan Professional Services

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