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Career Community: Educational Opportunities

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Education as a Path to Opportunity
  • Learn how a college degree can help you break through barriers
  • Review tips for developing career resiliency
  • Learn about earning a degree in a recession-proof industry

RESOURCES: Western Governors University | Military Friendly Schools

Economic Strategies for Student Veterans
  • Learn about employment trends in the health care and e-commerce industries
  • Understand the ways that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is supporting student veterans during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Hear experts predict an increase in employment opportunities for contractors and freelancers

RESOURCES: Student Veterans of America

DoD Spouse Education & Career Opportunities (SECO) Program
  • Learn how career coaches can help military spouses clarify their career goals
  • Understand who qualifies for services offered through Military OneSource
  • Find out what career and educational resources can be accessed through the MySECO website

RESOURCES: MySECO | SECO and MSEP 101

Eleven Fifty Academy Information Session
  • Learn about the course methodology and certification system at this nonprofit coding and cybersecurity academy
  • Listen to veterans' success stories
  • Understand the advantages of immersive learning and accelerated courses for this in-demand industry

RESOURCES: Eleven Fifty Academy

3 Steps for a Successful Transition: Careers in Technology
  • Hear about quick and efficient ways to get the skills and experience needed for a career in tech
  • Review the pros and cons of enrolling in a tech bootcamp, like Eleven Fifty Academy
  • Learn which cybersecurity certificates are in highest demand

RESOURCES: Eleven Fifty Academy | Eleven Fifty Academy Information Session

MSSA: Microsoft Software and Cloud Academy Offerings
  • Learn why veterans and transitioning service members no longer need to use their GI Bill to cover MSSA program costs
  • Understand the program's application process
  • Listen to the differences between the Cloud Application Developer and Server & Cloud Administrator learning paths

RESOURCES: Microsoft Software & Systems Academy | Deepening Our Investment in the Military Community

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