For Veterans and Military Families

Explore tools and resources designed to help transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses prepare for and build meaningful careers.

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Enter your military occupation code on Google to find your next job

You can search “jobs for veterans” on Google and enter your military occupation code (MOS, AFSC, NEC or rating) to see relevant civilian jobs that require similar skills to those used in your military roles.

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Find job listings in more places online

You can enter your military occupation code or search for work from home jobs on the career sites of companies like Siemens, veteran and military community job sites like  RecruitMilitary and Getting Hired, and job boards like CareerBuilder. Any job site can use this Google technology through Cloud Talent Solution to display relevant job postings for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses.

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Update your resume for your civilian job search

We collaborated with experts like Columbia University’s Center for Veteran Transition and Integration and FourBlock to create custom resources designed to help you get a job and succeed in the civilian workforce. Through new lessons on Applied Digital Skills, you can learn how to update your resume for your civilian job search.

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Grow your skills

Get certified on Google Cloud

Our Associate Cloud Engineer exam is now eligible for reimbursement by the Department of Veterans Affairs for qualifying US veterans. Google Cloud skills are in high demand, learn how to get trained below.

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Start or grow your business

Now you can explore free products, tools, and programs to start or grow your business, all in one place. Sharpen your marketing skills, help your business stand out as veteran-led online and identify new markets around the world, using digital tools from Google.

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Learn new skills using the free Google Primer app

Grow with Google, Primer, and Hiring Our Heroes worked together to curate courses for military spouses and veterans looking to upskill, work remotely, or start their own business. Our quick and user-friendly lessons introduce you to new business and marketing skills whenever you have a few minutes free. Check out our custom minicourses for veterans and military spouses. Search "hohstrategy”, or "hohwellness” in the Primer app to get started.

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Launch a career in IT support

There are currently open IT support jobs in the U.S. with median salaries of $53,470. Transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses can prepare for an entry-level job in IT support in under 6 months with the Google IT Support Professional Certificate. No IT experience is necessary.

After completion, we’ll help you connect with employers that are hiring entry-level IT support specialists. Transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses may be eligible for a scholarship through the USO, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, and Student Veterans of America.

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How we help the veteran community succeed in startups

People with military experience are uniquely suited to life at a startup. Google is partnering with Atlas, Patriot Boot Camp, and Bunker Labs to empower transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses to get startup jobs and pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Our support brings these organizations to new cities across the U.S. and provides specialized Google advisors to mentor and share product expertise. Learn more here.