Jobs for Veterans and Military Spouses

Great American Defense Community LogoNorthern Virginia Economic Development Alliance - Northern Virginia has a dedicated connection to the military. It has 27 bases located throughout the state, 1,968 veteran-owned firms in Fairfax County alone, and the highest density of veterans in the country. With these numbers, service members and their families can find a solid support network within the region. Employers located in the region are passionate about hiring veterans. Additionally, support services such as the Virginia Transition Assistance Program (VTAP) and Boots to Suits work to provide employment guidance to those who have served.

Virginia Values Veterans Program - The Virginia Values Veterans Program (V3) is a free training and certification program for employers to help them implement nationally recognized best practices in recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly-skilled and dependable veterans. 

Onwards to Opportunity – Onwards to Opportunity provides professional certification and employee support services to transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses.

HIRE VETS NOW – This statewide initiative brings together transitioning service members, veterans, and dedicated businesses for professional development and career networking.

Boots to Suits – This program provides veterans with two complimentary career outfits, helping them to look their best for job interviews and special occasions.

NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative – Access jobs and career resources to help you accomplish a successful transition to a civilian career.

Educational and Career Counseling – Veterans and their dependents who are eligible for VA education benefits can access free career guidance, education, and planning resources.

Tech for Troops –  provides in need veterans and children of veterans with affordable refurbished computers and opportunities to partner with businesses that provide training and networking experiences.

CyberVetsUSA – an industry-led initiative that provides FREE online training, certification and employment opportunities to transitioning service members, veterans, National Guard and Reservists, and military spouses looking to enter the cyber workforce!

Cyber Virginia –  an innovative initiative to provide veterans with access to cyber security training opportunities and resources to help veterans enter the Virginia cyber security workforce.