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Education, Training and Jobs

Veterans looking for employment should investigate the job listings at 100,000 Jobs Mission. As of December 31, 2017, the total number of veterans hired through the 101 partner companies in the 100,000 Jobs Mission was 436,265.

Get your degree
Before starting an online search for continuing your education, find out if you qualify for the Montgomery GI Bill.  The United States Department of Veterans Affairs offers information on Education and Training. You can apply for benefits and compare VA-approved schools.

Additional online sources can be found in Resources. Many of the sites listed have created directories of colleges and universities that are easily searchable by degree levels, types and subjets.

Veterans education benefits
Our veterans have risked their lives to protect us and our nation, helping them with their education, training and jobs seems only a small way to repay a portion of that debt. The VA pays monthly benefits to eligible veterans, dependents, reservists, and service members. These monthly education benefits can help you finance your education.

Education benefits can be used for:

  • Undergraduate or graduate training at a college or university
  • Technical/Vocational Rehabilitation
  • On-the-Job/Apprenticeship Training
  • Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

The VA's Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program assists veterans with service-connected disabilities by offering them services and assistance to help them prepare for, find and keep suitable employment.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Benefits can be used for:

  • Employment Assistance
  • Vocational-Educational
  • Career Counseling
  • Transition Assistance Program
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Small Business Administration
  • Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization