The Greene Center is committed to supporting our military veteran students as they transition from military service to higher education to careers beyond graduation. We encourage all student veterans to connect with one of our career advisors to discuss your interests and goals, ways to highlight your experience, connect with a network and practice telling your story to others.
Veterans and Military Families Services Office – The University of Rochester encourages and supports past and present military service members and their families as they work toward their higher education goals.
Veteran’s Alliance Resource Group – University students, staff, faculty and alumni that are veterans of the armed forces are supported from within this Alliance.
There are a wide variety of resources within the Rochester community supporting our veterans.
Veteran’s Outreach Center – Offers services including employment assistance, job training, behavioral and family support services, legal counseling and more.
Western NY Heroes – Located out near Buffalo, this organization offers a variety of peer-to-peer and family services, including support for spouses and children.
Career exploration and translating your military experience
Career Opportunities for Veterans: Find a rich variety of career opportunities available at the University of Rochester that align with your skills and aspirations.
CareerOneStop.org – Sponsored by the Department of Labor, CareerOneStop includes skills and interest assessments, workplace preferences and values indicators, and career and industry videos from a veteran’s perspective.
My Next Move for Veterans – Career exploration site that includes career path descriptions as well as a translator for your military classification and civilian careers that match.
Military.com Skills Translator – Skills translator accounting for your service branch and job classification/title.
Visit our various career communities as well to learn more about various fields University of Rochester grads go into, resources specific for those fields, and professional organizations.
LinkedIn for Vets – LinkedIn believes every military veteran can go on to do great things. That’s why we’re proud to support the military and veterans community.
- Eligible members of the military community one year of free access to LinkedIn Premium and LinkedIn Learning.
- Join LinkedIn’s Veteran Mentor Network. This is the place to seek a supportive community and a robust network.
- LinkedIn Learning has free online courses related specifically to transitioning from military careers to education and civilian work.
The Meliora Collective – University of Rochester’s exclusive network of students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members. Includes an affinity filter for veterans to find and connect with other vets.
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