September 2023

Meet Your Future Employer

Connect with military-friendly employers nationwide!

Next Job Fair:

Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Featured Employers & Schools

These companies are sponsors of The Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide because they are hiring military veterans. They want to hear from you. Contact them about your next career move!


California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is shaping the future of correctional medicine, providing comprehensive and coordinated health care to patients within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) statewide system. Here, you’ll enjoy a highly structured organization, a wide variety of career options, competitive compensation, and generous State of California benefits. Visit to find a rewarding post-military career.


Carter Machinery has a clear mission: enabling every customer to achieve their highest level of success. We demonstrate this commitment through our support of the people and equipment working in diverse industries including construction, mining, forestry, paving, electric power generation, industrial engines, Governmental, and marine. Our territory of 30 locations includes Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Washington D.C., and our workforce of 2,000+ professionals will be doubling in size over the next 5 years, adding 365 new Technicians in 2022 alone. Visit Carter Machinery Careers


Central Intelligence Agency is the premier agency responsible for providing global intelligence on the ever-changing political, social, economic, technological and military environment. Here, your paramount goal and mission will be to protect the national security of the United States. Virtually any job you can imagine is available at the CIA — plus, some you can’t even imagine. Visit to learn more.


HII Mission Technologies develops integrated solutions that enable today’s connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners around the globe.


At Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit


Continue the Mission with Los Alamos National Laboratory, one of the world’s most innovative multidisciplinary research institutions. We focus on strategic science initiatives to uphold national security and ensure the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile along with other defense and research programs. You don’t need to be a scientist or engineer -- we offer a vast array of career opportunities and need veterans’ unique and technical skillsets as we continue to grow. Utilize our military skills translator to discover your next opportunity with us.


Be Your Own Boss! FranSuccess has an inventory of over 600 franchises across 38 categories and a proven 4-step discovery process to align your goals and preferences with the ideal franchise. This 3 minute video discusses why veterans make great franchisees and includes the TSP and 401k funding options. To discuss the franchise option with no obligation, email

Hot Jobs & Opportunities

Check out these hot jobs and opportunities from military-friendly employers being featured this month!

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Transition Advice

Private or public sector? That is a question you may be considering as you transition to the civilian workplace. Your military experience makes you a good candidate for government positions as you are already familiar with the culture and operation of a federal job. If you are seeking government employment, you need to know how to find the public sector jobs and how to navigate the application process.

There are several federal resources available to help you find government jobs. Most federal agencies post their jobs to In addition, each federal agency has individuals responsible for promoting Veterans' recruitment, employment, training & development, and retention within their respective agency. These individuals can be found through the Veteran Employment Program Offices (VEPO) Directory.

Many military and commercial resources can be used to locate government jobs. These resources and more federal job search advice can be found in the article Navigating the Federal Job Search Process.

Another important resource for finding government employment is your network of friends and colleagues who are working in the public sector. Remember the power of the informational interview to inquire about opportunities in the career you are targeting.

Search for and join groups on LinkedIn for government jobs or federal employment to network with others in that sector. Learn more about using LinkedIn for your job search by attending this free webinar on Sep 27, 10:00-11:30 AM (ET): LinkedIn and Your Job Search

Using the many resources available to help in your federal job search will make the process less daunting and increase your chances of success.

Find more transition advice on the Corporate Gray Blog.

Transition Assistance Partners

Learn more about our military-friendly partners who can assist you with your military-to-civilian transition.

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