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LRC Career & Practice Collection: Resources for Veterans

This LibGuide is an overview of a new collection at the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Legal Research Center.

Resources for Veterans

Career-Related Resources for Veterans

 

Drexel University Resources

- Drexel University Office of Veteran Student Services (includes many helpful tips, resources, and checklists)http://drexel.edu/studentlife/student_family_resources/veterans/
 

- Drexel Veterans Association Facebook Page (events posted)https://www.facebook.com/groups/DREXEL.VA/
 

Federal Government Opportunities
- Feds Hire Vets (federal government hiring and guidance on eligibility for Veterans Preference)
https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx
 

  • USAJOBS.gov à Occupational Series Codes to narrow search -- 0905 (Attorney), 0343 (Management and Program Analysis), 0301 (Misc. Administration and Program)
     
  • Examples of Federal Agencies with Philadelphia Regional Offices (legal internships/post-grad jobs): 


Professional Associations and Career-Related Resources

- Greater Philadelphia Veterans Networkhttp://gpvn.org/

- Student Veterans of Americahttp://www.studentveterans.org/


- Hire A Veteran Job Posting Site (search legal jobs)http://www.hireaveteran.com/law-attorney-jobs/
 

- Veterans Legal Career Fair:  Takes place in April each year:

http://reaction.orrick.com/reaction/sites/VLCF/index.htm

http://reaction.orrick.com/reaction/sites/VLCF/files/Candidate-Prep-Handout.PDF

- TAOnline Careers for the Transitioning Military (search for jobs under “Legal” category):

http://www.taonline.com 

- BASEOPS (tips for marketing military achievements and transferrable skills):
http://www.baseops.net/transition/resumetips.html
 

- Jibber Jobber (online job search tracking tool):

http://www.jibberjobberusa.com/login.php
 

- U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation:  Hiring Our Heroes (hiring fairs and other events)

https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/hiring-our-heroes
 

- Hire Our Heroes (veterans job board):

http://hireourheroes.com/

 

- American Corporate Partners (connecting veterans to business leaders via mentorships and online career advice):

http://www.acp-usa.org/