Career One Stop has an excellent tool called the Military to Civilian Occupation Translator. It helps services members match military skills and experience to civilian occupations. This can be done by simply entering the military occupation code, keywords, or by military branch.
Career One Stop assists job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals with the tools to identify a successful career. It is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Whether you’re looking to transition out of the military, lost your job, or are seeking to find the ideal career path, this is a great site to use as a tool to get you there.
Career One Stop provides information in the following areas:
- Exploring careers – You can find out what kind of career will fit you best.
- Salary & Benefits – You can find out what different occupations pay and where the job market is headed in your local area.
- Education & Training – You can find training programs, colleges, and universities in your local area.
- Job Search – You can search for jobs in any location across the U.S.
- Resumes & Interviews – You can find out how to get in the door with a fantastic resume or job application.
- People and Places Providing Assistance – You can find workforce services in your neighborhood or across the country.
- Unemployment Filing Assistance – You can file for or learn more about unemployment benefits.
- State Services & Information – You can use state and local tools to learn about the workforce and find services.
- Occupation Information – You can learn about any occupation including what you might do on the job, how much you might earn, and how much education or training you might need.
Jim spent 22 years on active duty, climbing the ranks from Airman Basic to a decorated Air Force Major. Stationed all over the world, he held many high-level posts, including Chief of Foreign Military Sales at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Jim earned his Ph.D. through the Montgomery Era GI Bill and spent 13 years teaching African Studies in Pennsylvania. Jim is also an award-winning travel writer.