Welcome to Northwest Michigan Works for Veterans!
Your access to virtual help with job search: work with us via skype, email, phone, or instant message.
We’re committed to helping veterans achieve success in civilian employment. We can help you to:
Describe the skills you learned in the military so employers notice
Identify a job target that works for your skills
Get new training if needed
Create a great résumé
Ace the interview
Use your military career as an advantage in your job search
Identify veteran-friendly employers
Other help as needed
Contact us – our professional staff can work with you in person at our service center or over email. There is no charge for our services.
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Have you heard about our
Jobs for Vets Hiring Event?
Watch this site for information about the 2017 event.
Check out these great sites for Veterans
The Michigan Department of Military & Veterans Affairs lists links to family assistance, services to help with jobs, federal benefits, financial assistance, health benefits, and education and training.
Everything you need to know about accessing the GI Bill benefit.
The Facebook page for the Michigan Veterans Services Division. If you're on Facebook, this is a good page to Like. Get updates on programs and services, learn about current events, and connect with other Michigan Vets.
A space on Pure Michigan Talent Connect that is dedicated solely to veterans. Links to special services, programs, and tools designed for you.
The Veterans Employment Center from the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a Veterans job bank, military skills translator, and a resume builder. It also links to training resources, educational opportunities, and disability information.
Specialized help for veterans with service-connected disabilities in finding employment.
Military Transcripts and Records
Official repository for military service records.
Access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations.
The State of Michigan's application process provided through the Michigan Civil Service Commission.
Includes a Skills Translator for military to civilian occupational codes.
The US Department of Labor offers a specialized apprenticeship program for veterans, with financial incentives for both the employer and the vet.
U.S. Office of Personnel Management Veteran's Employment Site
Find out about the benefits and limitations of the post-9/11 GI Bill, (a VA-run website).
You may be able to get money for college or career school for your or your family member’s military service, (Federal Student Aid)
The Department of Defense helps veterans pay for college and higher education through a series of scholarships and grants based on the desired course of study.