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Transitioning Service Members

Eligibility Requirements

The Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program (CFP) can help launch your civilian career in the industry best suited to your skill set and experience level.

Active duty candidates must:

  • Be on active duty and within 180 days of transition (separation or retirement) from military service at the time of the 12-week program, and
  • Either
    • Have earned a bachelor’s degree plus have three or more years of leadership experience or equivalent related experience, or
    • Have earned an associate degree plus have five or more years of leadership experience or equivalent related experience

Military Spouses

Eligibility Requirements

Military Spouse Fellowships are available in select locations across the county. We currently offer fellowship opportunities in Fort Hood, TX; Northern Virginia; and in the Maryland/Washington, D.C. area (please scroll down for information about the Maryland/DC program).

Military spouse candidates must:

  • Possess a DoD military ID card
  • Have current orders that show 18 months remaining in the local area
  • Either
    • Have earned a bachelor’s degree plus have three or more years of work experience, or
    • Have earned an associate degree plus have five or more years of work experience
  • Be available to attend all classroom sessions and have transportation available

Maryland and Washington, DC, Fellowship for Veterans & Military Spouses

Eligibility Requirements

We currently offer fellowship opportunities for recently transitioned veterans in the Maryland/Washington, DC area. Retirees are not eligible for this program.

Recently transitioned veteran candidates must:

  • Reside in Maryland or the District of Columbia
  • Must be honorably separated within the last 48 months
  • Be unemployed or underemployed

Military spouse candidates must:

  • Reside in Maryland or the District of Columbia
  • Be a spouse of an active duty service member
  • Be unemployed or underemployed

Fellowship Program Locations

Fellowship Program Sponsors

AAWDC
Amazon Military
Boeing
Booz Allen Hamilton
Carmax
Cushman & Wakefield
HSMAI Foundation
Lockheed Martin
McKinstry
Prudential
Schultz Family Foundation
SimpliLearn
Verizon
Wells Fargo

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A Program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation