Veterans' Service Records

Employment Resources for Veterans

Government Agencies (including the National Archives) and other organizations often provide hiring preferences, employment assistance, training or additional benefits for veterans.

If you are a veteran, you may be entitled to certain preferences when applying to Federal positions. You may also be eligible to apply to positions under special veterans appointing authorities. For more information, consult the OPM resources below.

The following links can assist you in finding employment and training assistance:

Employment Help from Federal Agencies:

State/Local Government Agencies

Your state or local government may provide employment and training assistance, hiring preferences or other benefits to veterans. Your local veterans affairs office is generally the best starting point for learning about these resources.

Other Organizations and Groups

A variety of veterans service organizations, non-profits organizations, and other groups also provide employment-related assistance to veterans. ( Disclaimer of endorsement.)