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Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS)

US Dept. of Labor’s site, Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS), provides resources and expertise to assist and prepare Veterans to obtain meaningful careers, maximize their employment opportunities, and protect their employment rights. Start searching for a job today

Employers may also get assistance in facilitating the employment of qualified veterans. We prepare America's veterans, service members, and military spouses for meaningful careers, provide them with employment resources and expertise, protect their employment rights, and promote their employment opportunities.

VETS Programs:

  • HIRE Vets Medallion Program (HVMP):The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development.
  • Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP): HVRP is a federal program that awards money to non- and for-profit organizations and government agencies that work to prepare and place veterans experiencing homelessness in jobs.
  • Jobs for Veterans State Grants (JVSG): JVSG provides funding to State Workforce Agencies for staff to provide career services to veterans with significant barriers to employment and to assist employers to fill their workforce needs.
  • National Veterans’ Training Institute (NVTI): The National Veterans' Training Institute provides specialized training and professional skills enhancement of State Workforce Agencies and other veterans' service providers' staff.
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA): The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 is a federal law that establishes rights and responsibilities for uniformed Service members and their civilian employers.
  • Transition Assistance Program (TAP): The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) provides information, tools, and training to ensure service members, and their spouses, are prepared for the next step in civilian life.
  • Off-Base Transition Training (OBTT): The Off-Base Transition Training (OBTT) pilot program is an opportunity earned through service for veterans, veterans currently serving in the National Guard and Reserve, and their spouses to take control of their career through workshops to help meet their employment goals.

  • Active duty?
    Get assistance finding a job. The Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot (ENPP) provides one-on-one career assistance to interested transitioning service members and their spouses at select military installations worldwide.

    Grants & Opportunities

    Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP): HVRP is a federal program that awards money to non- and for-profit organizations and government agencies that work to prepare and place veterans experiencing homelessness in jobs. Learn More About Applying for a HVRP Grant

    Jobs for Veterans State Grants (JVSG): JVSG provides funding to State Workforce Agencies for staff to provide career services to veterans with significant barriers to employment and to assist employers to fill their workforce needs. Learn More About Applying for a JVSG Grant:

    Stand Down: Stand Down events assist veterans experiencing homelessness by providing a wide range of employment, social, and health services. VETS awards these noncompetitive grants on a first-come, first-served basis to support one-day or multi-day events at up to $7,000 or $10,000, respectively. The critical services provided at these events are often the catalyst that enables those individuals to reenter the workforce. Learn More About Applying for a Stand Down Grant

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