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Career Programming for Student Veterans: The Big Disconnect

Our student veterans are experiencing underemployment or unemployment upon graduation despite possessing skills and qualities employers are seeking. The reason – a disconnect of career programming for veterans on college campuses. Student veterans need to think about their career interests early on and take advantage of critical opportunities like networking, internships and interview preparation. They also need to learn how to articulate their military backgrounds. This panel will provide an overview of strategies for career success
Presenter(s): 
Arndt, Terry. Master's Degree. President, College Transition Publishing and Veterans Transition Publishing; Lange, Dustin. Doctor of Philosophy. Associate Director, The Chez Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Osborne, Nicholas. Doctor of Education. Director, The Chez Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Richards, Jamie. Master's Degree. Director, Veterans Support Services, Purdue University
Level: 
Advanced
Track: 
Veteran Student Services