Pasadena City College, Home of the PCC Lancers

Veteran to Civilian


Online Resources:

Veterans Services Office - Resource Center and Club on campus. Check it out! Half of Us - Excellent resources and support for making the transition from the military to the college environment.

Veteran's Guide to Getting Hired - Guidebook including job search tools, unique job search challenges faced by veterans, and various vocational rehabilitation programs for vets.

The GI Bill Website - Learn about and apply for benefits, find schools and colleges, watch "success stories", submit questions, etc.

GI Bill Page - Information and numerous links to assist in obtaining GI Bill benefits from

Military Skills Translator - Imput your MOC or job title and translate those skills to civilian tasks

Comp/TIA Educational Foundation - Provides funding and creates programs to train veterans (and others) the emerging skills and latest technologies employers consider necessary to work in the Information Technology industry.

Military Hub - A comprehensive site with financial, lifestyle and career related information.

Vets/Job Corps Training - An all-expense paid one year residential demonstration project for veterans aged 20 - 24. Offering intensive training in more than 100 career areas including green jobs, advanced manufacturing, automotive and machine repair, and construction.

GI Jobs - Military friendly employers and jobs, career, resume and wardrobe tips.

USERRA - Information about the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act designed to protect civilian jobs and benefits you left to perform military service.

Reserve Officers Association Career Center - Resume posting, career advice, military skill code translator, relocation assistance, company profile pages, newsletters and more.

The Veteran's Job Search - Excellent and extensive information about reentering the workforce after a military career.

Troops To Teachers - Program from the US Department of Education and the US Department of Defense to help veterans transition into positions in the field of education.

Veterans In Piping - A program from the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters and Sprinklerfitters (UA) to provide accelerated training for veterans who want to become plumbers and pipefitters.