AARP's Veteran & Military Spouse Job Center has free courses, tools, and resources to give you an edge in your job search.
Veterans often face unemployment challenges when entering the civilian job market. To support them and other members of the military community, Google has launched Career Forward, a program funded by a $10M grant. Learn more at
CareerOneStop offers resources for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses.
My Military Benefits
This link provides a list of organizations who help children of military servicemembers and Veterans.
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St. Louis, Missouri
Job Training, Homeless Assistance, and resources to Gainful Employment
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) national program is a novel, one-of-a-kind initiative designed to leverage the skills, resources and infrastructure of higher education to offer cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans with a passion for entrepreneurship. The aim of the program is to open the door to economic opportunity for veterans by developing their competencies in creating and sustaining an entrepreneurial venture.
Feds Hire Vets
Feds Hire Vets is your single site for Federal employment information for Veterans, transitioning military service members, their families, and Federal hiring officials.
Helmets to Hardhats
Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects transitioning active-duty military service members, veterans, National Guard and Reservists with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry.
Hire Heroes USA
Hire Heroes USA provides employment assistance to thousands of Veterans each year. Through personalized service and support, they help veterans and military spouses get hired, and help companies hire and retain them.
Hiring Our Heroes
Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) connects the military community—service members, military spouses, and Veterans—with American businesses to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce.
Job Point
This organization links people and jobs by providing career planning and job placement assistance. They specialize in preparing individuals to enter the workforce while meeting a critical need of the business community. For more information, call (573) 777-1504.
This tool allows a person to see what their military occupational specialty may translate to in the civilian/private sector.
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
Missourians who leave their job and relocate to be with a spouse active in the military can file for unemployment benefits. This resource is there to assist with this.
Missouri's unemployment application system.
St. Charles County
This website explains all services provided to those in the military community including Veterans, Transitioning servicemembers, and military spouses.
Not sure how to get started with your job search? Whether you're looking for a new career, are ready to start your first job, or have lost your job, they offer products and services to you at no cost. They also assist employers and community leaders.
These facilities are staffed by employees of the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development (DHEWD). They assist Missourians who are seeking employment, as well as many other matters. This website will help you locate the MO Job Center nearest you.
Individuals looking for a career in maintenance with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) can now take advantage of an apprenticeship program that provides maintenance employees with on-the-job training combined with related classroom instruction, all while earning a paycheck. The program is also available to current MoDOT employees.
My Next Move For Veterans
Offers an interactive tool to help Veterans learn about career options.
National Urban League
The National Urban League Jobs Network is dedicated to helping members identify great career opportunities.
Department of Defense (DoD)
SkillBridge Program, an opportunity for active-duty Service Members to gain valuable civilian work experience during their last 180 days of service. Managed by the Department of Defense (DoD), SkillBridge connects service members with private and public sector organizations that offer internship opportunities for transitioning Service Members to build their resumes, explore employment interests, develop job skills, and gain valuable Federal government work experience that will help them prepare for their adjustment to the workplace. Click into this link for more information about this program, to read FAQs, access their "contact us form", and more.
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St. Louis, Missouri
St. Patrick Center helps homeless Veterans find employment, provide clothing, food and other forms of support. Contact Shelia Schneider at (314) 202-2164 for more information.
The Division of Youth Services is hiring academic/special education teachers for the Education Specialist position statewide.
U.S. Department of State - Available Jobs
The Department of State has a good number of opportunities available which would fit well with experience gained in the U.S. Armed Forces, and they are committed to hiring Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce. They also have many Veterans working in the Department who could serve as mentors, a robust Veterans' affinity group, and a close working relationship with their DoD colleagues both domestically and abroad. For more information contact Dave Pernal, a national recruiter, at (202) 718-2615 or
UA Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program
UA Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program to equip military service members preparing to leave the service with sought after skills that can lead to lifelong careers in the increasingly in-demand pipe trades.
USA Jobs
Apply for federal jobs through this website.
Department of Veterans Affairs
If you have a service-connected disability that limits your ability to work or prevents you from working, Veteran Readiness and Employment (formerly called Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment) can help. This program—also known as Chapter 31 or VR&E—helps you explore employment options and address education or training needs. In some cases, your family members may also qualify for certain benefits.
U.S. Department of Labor
The Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) proudly prepares America’s veterans, service members and their spouses, for meaningful careers, provide them with the employment resources and expertise, protect their employment rights and promote their employment opportunities.
Welcome Home
This program helps Veterans get back into the workforce by finding and sustaining meaningful employment. For more information, contact Angela Percival at (573) 321-5543 or