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American Corporate Partners (ACP)

American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping returning veterans and active duty spouses find their next careers through one-on-one mentoring, networking and online career advice.

More than 1 million veterans are expected to transition from the armed forces to civilian life over the next five years.  ACP engages the American people in a unique volunteer opportunity to provide career guidance to returning military as they transition back into civilian life.

We believe that the biggest issue facing our returning service members is not unemployment – it’s underemployment. ACP focuses on helping veterans and active duty spouses find meaningful employment opportunities and develop long-term careers.

Association for Talent Development (ATD)

Our members and customers are professionals who help others achieve their full potential by improving their knowledge, skills, and abilities in the workplace. They go by many titles: talent development managers, trainers, instructional designers, performance consultants, frontline managers, workplace learning professionals, and more. ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in organizations of all sizes and in all industry sectors.

Blue Star Families

Committed to strengthening military families by connecting them with their neighbors, individuals and organizations – to create communities of mutual support.

Bradley-Morris, Inc.

Bradley-Morris, Inc. is the leading military recruiting firm specializing in transitioning military and veteran talent. We make the translation between military skill sets and civilian talent profiles for top leadership, technical, sales and operations career opportunities with Fortune 1000 employers.


Candorful connects transitioning military service members and career transitioners with experienced interview coaches for live personal practice job interviews at no cost - so you can Nail That Interview.

Federal Resume Workshops - Hope White

Hopeful Speaking & Consulting is a business that offers a wide range of services, including webinars, training, coaching, and business consulting. We aim to help individuals and organizations achieve their full potential and enhance their skills and knowledge to reach their goals.

Hire Heroes USA

Hire Heroes USA provides free job search assistance to U.S. military members, veterans and their spouses, and we help companies connect with opportunities to hire them.

Hiring Our Heroes (HOH)

Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.


The mission of MVPvets (MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program) is to assist and prepare transitioning military veterans for meaningful employment in life science companies. With new health applications and innovative consumer products being discovered and created on a daily basis, opportunities to support the science, engineering, technology or business functions of a life science organization are vast.

MVPvets brings Veterans, Mentors and Companies together through live and virtual career-building endeavors.

Marine Executive Association (MEA)


Marine Executive Association (MEA) – "Networking Core Values"

Like many other organizations, the Marine Corps is known for taking care of its own. What sets the

Marine Corps apart is the high standards of professionalism, discipline, and core values that frame the Marine's character. Taking care of our own is not just a catchphrase, but also an MEA commitment of: 

  • "Marines helping Marines" with a network of over 22,500 connections and opportunities.
  • Shared esprit de corps experiences and inspired value through resume reviews and mentoring.
  • Preparing Marines in transitioning towards a desired profession and return on investment (ROI).
  • Supporting our pledge of "Connecting Marine's Talent with Job Opportunities."

The Marine Executive Association (MEA), a non-profit 501(c)(19), veterans' organization that has been supporting transitioning Marines (active and reserve) for 40-years. MEA is a national, membership, volunteer, non-profit organization of former, retired, and current active-duty Marines who have agreed to share their job hunting and hiring experiences with fellow Marines of all ranks – embracing our culture of "Once a Marine, Always a Marine" –translation Marine for life!

MEA's mission is to assist Marines seeking transition assistance from active duty or reserve/retired status, leaving the Corps at the end of obligated service, or moving from one civilian career to another.

NOTE: MEA does not place Marines in jobs; however, we do provide resources through our network of "Marines helping Marines" seeking assistance as one transitions toward their future employment.

Transition assistance includes:

  • Resume review
  • Job hunting tips and tools
  • Job posting by employers
  • Resume posting by Marines
  • Resume and interview coaching by volunteer Marine

The MEA membership provides a weekly E-Mail list of newly posted jobs (for Marines) and resumes (for employers). Sign up for our weekly letter and other updates below.

Military Mojo

MOJO Business Model

MOJO was launched in 2012 as an exclusive hiring event specific to degreed transitioning military professionals and military spouses. Employers attending can recruit early career Enlisted and NCOs, as well as Junior Officers and Senior Military Leaders. Our talent pipeline offers diversity in rank, race, gender. There are No Fees for Hires.

White Glove Experience

MOJO white glove customer service is about providing a premium experience for our corporate partners and our veterans. We surpass expectations by prioritizing their needs, genuinely caring about their success, providing an individual overview of our 2-day program. Producing exceptional events and remarkable results.

Military Talent Partners

We’re committed to empowering veterans and military spouses throughout their career. Alongside our partner organizations, we provide mentorship, coaching, and career discovery to help military talent realize their potential and define their professional goals. Our extensive talent network is organically grown from the relationships we build and the authenticity we maintain. We create optimal talent solutions based on the needs of your organization and harness the power of our matchmaking ability to deliver top-tier talent, on demand. With the lowest fees in the industry, we not only save you money - we make you money - by powering your workforce with our nation’s best-in-class talent.

Onward to Opportunity

The Onward to Opportunity Program at Camp Pendleton

Offers two career tracks: Information Technology & Business Management

Your journey will begin with three days of face-to-face classroom training and facilitation that includes the Onward to Your Career course and a foundations course in a learning pathway of your choosing. The classroom portion is followed by 12 weeks of online coursework to earn an industry certification. While you complete your certification coursework, you will also participate in mixer/networking events with our National Employer Partners to hone your personal marketing techniques and skills. This is a great way to gain inside perspective on careers in the private sector while introducing yourself to companies who are looking to hire O2O graduates. Additionally, our National Partner Hire Heroes USA will also help to build your resume and prepare you for interviews.

Operation Connect

Operation Connect is a FREE military transition program that gives back to those who served our country. Our mission is to connect transitioning service members to business leaders, owners, and influential people in the community.

Veterans are future captains of industry, leaders, and model citizens in our North San Diego community. They will enrich our local economy for years to come and are a community asset deserving of investment.

Key Program Components

  • Complimentary, professional development training – Agenda & Takeaways
  • Connection to business leaders through complimentary networking opportunities

Recruit Military

Our Mission: Deliver Military Talent Solutions

RecruitMilitary connects employers to military job seekers via services that include contingency recruiting, career fairs, a job board, employer branding, and a military-centric publication, Search & Employ® magazine. Founded in 1998 by a Marine Corps veteran, RecruitMilitary offers career services free of charge to the military community.

SOCAL Veterans' Business Outreach Center (VBOC)

The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) program provides entrepreneurial development services such as Boots to Business/Reboot, counseling, and referrals for eligible Veterans owning or considering starting a small business.

On this website you will find information on a variety of training events and how to register for Boots to Business/Reboot and workshops on topic such as government contracting.

Our mission is to help create, develop and retain Veteran-owned small business!

San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SD-SHRM)

SD SHRM is the local chapter of the national Society for Human  Resource Management (SHRM). Since 1945, we have provided  human resource professionals with the resources they need to excel in their careers. Become a member and discover new opportunities to network with other HR professionals, stay up to  date on the latest HR legislation, tap into our dedicated HR career center, and much more. 

We invite you to participate in SD SHRM activities, as well as contribute your time and talent to our working committees: Communications, Educational, Legislative Action, Membership, Diversity, Workforce Readiness, Sponsorship, Conferences, Programs and SHRM Foundation.

Spectrum Franchise Group

SFG’s mission is to help you find the business that is right for you and your family.

Experienced Franchise CEO, business development specialist, entrepreneur and franchise consultant with a demonstrated history of leading small business and franchise owners as they build successful companies. Skilled in brand analysis, marketing, commercial site analysis and business development, he is a Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from San Diego State University. Founded Spectrum Franchise Group in 1996.

Talents Ascend

Veteran's Ascend is now Talents Ascend.

In October 2022, Talents ASCEND was formed to encompass our work with the military community and expand to also serve the disability and justice-involved communities.

  • We are NOT a pay per job service or direct hire agency.
  • We empower businesses to build a successful talent strategy as an investment in their business.
  • Transform experiences for candidates, recruiters and hiring managers with technology that enables them to focus on skilled talent with diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Elevate your diversity talent acquisition to amplify your competitive advantage.
Veteran's Employment & Transition Services (VETS) of Easter Seals

Easterseals Southern California delivers the Veteran Employment & Transition Services (VETS), which provides employment transition support for veterans leaving the military.While Easterseals is known for its services to people with disabilities, veterans do not need to have a disability to use Veteran Employment & Transition Services.

Veterans Transition Support (VTS)

Veterans Transition Support (VTS) is an All-Volunteer  San Diego and Orange County California based 501(c)(3) Nonprofit created in 2014  to help active duty service members and veterans bridge the gap between military service and civilian life through job training and one-on-one mentoring in career development, education planning and obtaining veteran benefits to launch their next career and prevent veteran suicide, homelessness, unemployment, and family disintegration. 

The Veterans Transition Support “Military Transition Training Program” provides no cost professional certification courses and transition resource briefs at the Wounded Warrior Battalion on Camp Pendleton, in San Diego and in San Marcos. Partnerships with the Easter Seals Bob Hope Veterans Support Program and the VetCTAP veteran career management program ensures that all program participants who register for one-on-one assistance are provided with individualized employment support and assistance with resume writing, interviewing techniques, and networking at no cost to the veteran.

Vets 2 Industry

Our passion is to help the military community…

I started Vets2Industry to provide a free resource library for the military community – active, guard, reserve, veteran, military-spouse, dependent children, Blue-Star & Gold-Star Families, and caregivers – so they know which organizations provide free services and benefits.

V2I also serves to break the circle of ignorance by listing companies that have opportunities for veterans, those that have specific military hiring programs, those that are on the 100 Military Friendly companies list, and those that selflessly provide Fortune 500 mentors for a year to transitioning service members through their partnership with American Corporate Partners.

The goal is to educate all 220,000 to 240,000 transitioning service members each year and their dependents on free resources to ease their transition and life needs, and more importantly, provide hope.

Work for Warriors

Work for Warriors (WFW) is a FREE job placement program in California. We assist all Service Members, Veterans, their families, natural disaster survivors, and Youth Academy graduates. With an ever-growing list of active business partnerships throughout California, we are able to offer our candidates a wide variety of careers, ranging in experience and backgrounds. Our Veteran Staffing Consultants will guide you through the hiring process. Whether you're unemployed, underemployed, or in need of a change, we want to help you find the career you've been searching for!

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP)

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) began in 2003 as a small, grassroots effort providing simple care and comfort items to the hospital bedsides of the first wounded service members returning home from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. As their post-service needs evolved, so have our programs and services. Today, through our direct programs in mental health, career counseling, and long-term rehabilitative care, along with our advocacy efforts, we improve the lives of millions of warriors and their families.

This effort requires the passion and commitment of friends, supporters, and like-minded organizations that enable us to fulfill our mission. With their collaboration and support, we strive to ensure that when those who serve come home, they’re afforded every opportunity to be as successful as a civilian as they were in the military.