Veterans Campus to Careers Toolkit

For student veterans moving into the workforce
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Women Veterans

Your unique issues

General information about women veterans

Veterans Affairs health services for women veterans

Additional health and family resources

Employment and women veterans

  • U.S. Department of Labor: Access information and resources about women veterans and the world of work.
  • Employment of Women Veterans in the Federal Government: This report gives insight into the many women veterans who work in the federal government. It was published by the Council on Veterans Employment Women Veterans Initiative.
  • The Balance Careers: Read about best careers for women veterans, and find information, resources, and suggestions for women veterans transitioning from college to career.
  • Center for Women Veterans: Part of the VA, this center focuses on the unique needs of women veterans transitioning to the workforce.
  • American Job Centers: These centers offer assistance to women veterans. They are located across the country and provide employment services (assessment, placement, and training).

Informative videos from the U.S. Department of Labor

Advocacy, support, mentoring, and connection

  • Service Women’s Action Group: SWAN provides support, connection, and advocacy for the individual and collective needs of service women.
  • Connect with Community: Check out these professional development workshops aimed at women veterans. They are offered by the Foundation for Women Warriors, which provides advocacy, connection, and assistance for women veterans.
  • Women Veterans Alliance: Find support, advocacy, and connection with other women veterans.
  • American Women Veterans: AWV offers resources and information to advocate for women veterans.
  • Military Women eMentor Program: Connect with this online mentoring program by and for women veterans.
  • Women Veterans Interactive: Explore the WVI’s programs and resources for careers, transition, and education for women veterans.

Planning your career

There’s room to think about your custom career plan the Veteran’s Career Planning Workbook.