Veteran Students

Explore this page dedicated to highlighting opportunities for our Veteran community!

Veteran-Friendly Employers: Identifying Companies Committed to Hiring Veterans

As a way of saying thank you, many employers throughout the United States have initiatives that include both hiring and on-the-job training for military veterans and their spouses. 

These employers recognize that the soft skills veterans have developed throughout their …

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Veterans to Tech Innovators: Bridging Skills to New Industries

Sometimes the transition from military to civilian life can be a bumpy one. Veterans must make adjustments and adapt in all aspects of their lives, not least of all how they earn a living. Those who are technically inclined might …

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Just Keep Moving: How a Black Hawk Pilot Transitioned to a Career on Wall Street

This week we are honored to be joined by Heather Burns, Senior Vice President in Securities Finance at Jefferies, a diversified financial services company engaged in investment banking and capital markets, asset management and direct investing.

Throughout this episode, Heather …

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O*Net Translator for Veterans

When you’re a veteran, it can sometimes be challenging to transition your skills and experiences to find a civilian career.  That’s why we want to share the Veterans Career Exchange Skills Matcher which helps you identify your skills by creating …

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Top 20 Cities for Veteran Entrepreneurs

In their annual study, the PenFed Foundation has compiled a list of the top 20 cities for veteran entrepreneurs. The foundation’s Veteran Entrepreneur Investment Program (VEIP), which supports veteran-owned startups and businesses through education, preparation and network access, conducted the …

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Featured Classes

Presentations

Improve your ability to communicate big ideas to clients, teams, and execs by honing your presentation skills! Gain access to…

Networking & Outreach

Utilize practical exercises and advice from successful professionals to grow your network, build your professional community, represent your organization, and…

Clarifying Expectations

What questions do you need to ask to get the job done correctly? Improve your ability to communicate with your…

Goal Setting

Setting relevant and precise goals is a recipe for career success… but where do you start? Learn how to choose…

Giving & Receiving Feedback

Feedback is a two-way street — this course helps prepare you to thoughtfully give and receive constructive feedback with team…

LinkedIn Overview

Learn how to harness all of LinkedIn’s features in order to optimize your job search, expand your network, and maximize…

Informational Interviews

Careers aren’t built alone! Informational interviews are a key tool in your professional toolbelt: learn how to leverage the peers…

Cross-Functional Collaboration

Explore the essential roles and functions you’ll be collaborating with at top companies, then dive into best practices for leading…

Requesting Time Off

Nervous about requesting time off from work? Not sure how to ask your manager? Get the essential information and templates…

Find Your Calling: Career Transition Principles for Returning Veterans

This course is a collaboration between FourBlock and Columbia University, powered by T-Mobile. The course will focus on the development…

Cover Letters

When used correctly, a cover letter can be a valuable companion to your resume. This course will provide the samples…

Interviewing

Prepare to ace the interview! Dive into interview fundamentals, secrets to making a great first impression on employers, and how…

Professional Writing & Organization

Take a deep dive into the unspoken do’s and don’ts of professional communication with coworkers, customers, managers, and more! Then,…

Presence & Professionalism

Whether you’re in the office, joining a remote meeting, or attending a work event, how you show up matters! Demystify…

Getting to Know Your Manager & Team

Navigating a new workplace is a challenge. Start your new role with confidence by asking the right questions on (and…

Hiring Process & Offer Evaluation

Upgrade your hire-ability by demystifying the hiring process from application to offer.

Resumes

Get seen by employers and put your best foot forward in the application process by unlocking key hacks and tips…

Career Exploration

Finding your career path doesn’t have to be a headache! Learn the difference between constructive and overwhelming questions to ask…

Career Resources

Career Advice Guide For Underrepresented Populations

This guide includes tips, time-saver exercises, and expert advice on how to be a top-notch candidate as a Black, Latinx, …

Candorful

Nail that interview with Candorful. Candorful’s mock interviews prepare you to make a great first impression and get hired into …

Find Your Path with SVA’s APEX

Envision your future in a highly personalized experience with Student Veterans of America® (SVA)’s Academic+Career Pathway Explorer- APEX.

This tool …

Enhanced Career Resources from Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans of America® (SVA) is working hard to build a new Career Center that provides the expertise and tools …

FourBlock Connect

10 years ago, FourBlock started with a class of 16 veterans in NYC. Since then, the organization has grown to …

Contact & Location

Phone
352-392-1601
Address

J. Wayne Reitz Union
Suite 1300
PO Box 118507
Gainesville, FL 32611-8507

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm

We are located on Level 1 of the Reitz Union.