Category: Careers

15 November

For your first career after leaving the military, what if you could work for an organization that offers great benefits and job security, lets you build on the skills you learned in uniform and has a workforce that is nearly one-third veterans? That organization exists, and it’s called the federal government. More than 633,000 veterans […]

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06 November

Dr. Jerome Pionk was dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarly activity. As we honor his memory, let us reflect on his final article written on behalf of AMU. “…we should be remembered for the things we do. The things we do are the most important things of all. They are more important than […]

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15 October

There’s a hiring fair happening somewhere near you. Fed up with the lack of results from your current job-search approach, you decide to go. At the career fair, you approach a booth, shake hands with the representative of the company and then have no idea what to say.  Is that scenario familiar?  Universally, this is […]

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09 October

Lorinda Stahley’s job as an emergency room nurse in Florida is a far cry from her old military specialty, directing helicopters and keeping meticulous records from her vantage point in the flight tower as an air traffic controller. At least — it used to be. But when she arrived at the AdventHealth Orlando hospital in 2014, she […]

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12 September

Military spouses now qualify for some economic relief when they transition a professional license across state lines. The Coast Guard announced in June the creation of a reimbursement program for spouses who incur certification costs due to a Permanent Change of Station move. According to the Coast Guard’s website, “Qualified re-licensing costs include examination and […]

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10 September

Servicemembers have many options to prepare for civilian employment after their military service. They can take advantage of education and training programs, acquire skills that are attractive to civilian hiring managers, and learn how to translate their military experience into civilian employment terminology. Another important step is professional networking. In this digital age, servicemembers can greatly increase […]

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29 August

When you join the Army, you may be looking for a career and not just any old Army Job. There are some jobs in the Army that are better suited for promotion and career compared to other jobs. These jobs won’t be easy and they all require a secret or top secret clearance, along with an […]

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08 August

Jobs for former military personnel, also known as military vets are plentiful and the only thing standing in the way of reaching them is sometimes the inability of military people to be able to sell the many transferable skills they have. When you hear about jobs in the army, the very first thing that comes […]

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27 February

The Defense Department is filled with hard-working folks from all ages and backgrounds, but it isn’t always easy to recruit the best and brightest, especially if they don’t know all of the options available to them. With that in mind, the DoD created the Pathways Programs in 2010 to provide internship and employment opportunities in […]

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