Veteran Jobs with Military Friendly Employers 2016

A list of military friendly employers making an effort to provide jobs after the military for veterans, opportunities for military spouses, and positions for the general military community.

For your convenience all links go directly to the veteran friendly job sections of the employers listed.

Allied Barton Security Services – The security industry is an ideal career transition for military personnel and Allied Barton is seeking veterans.

AT&T – AT&T is on a mission to hire the best talent.  You can even search by Military Occupation Specialty Code or near military installations.

Army skills translating to civilian skills. Photo by Master Sgt. Stephen Opet
Army skills translating to civilian skills. Photo by Master Sgt. Stephen Opet

Baker Hughes – They provide veterans with the highest quality industry training, structured career development, and flexible working practices.

BNSF Railway –  If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard and Reserves, BNSF Railway has rewarding career opportunities available.

The Boeing Company – A member of the a member of American Corporate Partners, a nationwide mentoring program dedicated to helping veterans transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce.  They’re helping veterans get skills and land manufacturing jobs.

Capital One – Provides careers for veterans and military families.  Use their tool to translate the skills you earned serving in the military–including your specialties and sub-specialties–into civilian professional qualifications.

CDW – CDW supports those who serve by hiring and training transitioning military personnel and veterans.

Charles Schwab – Schwab has placed a greater hiring emphasis on veteran employment.

Chase – JP Morgan Chase has created a centralized military recruiting team focused solely on hiring veterans and military spouses.

Chesapeake Energy – Chesapeake offers specialized orientations, mentoring by a fellow veteran, professional gatherings, career development training plus Troop Connect, an online community where military employees can connect and support each other in transitioning to civilian life and growing careers.

Cintas – Cintas is a major recruiter of transitioning military personnel from all branches of the service.

Cisco – The Cisco Veterans Program uses technology and human networks to better connect returning service members to civilian opportunities.

Citi – Citi has a dedicated recruiting effort specifically to help find jobs for transitioning military personnel and their families.

Coca-Cola – Coca-Cola is actively seeking applicants with military experience.

Combined Insurance – They have partnered with the Transition Assistance Program (TAP), Hiring Our Heroes, the NCOA, the Veterans Administration and other local veteran organizations, and military-specific job sites.

Computer Science Corp – CSC proactively recruits and hires wounded warriors, veterans with disabilities and military spouses.  They also help transitioning veterans with one-on-one assistance.

CSX – They are actively seeking employees with the experience of service in the American Armed Forces.

Department of Veterans Affairs – VA for Vets has everything you need to get started with a Veterans Affairs job.

Dominion – Dominion offers challenging opportunities that demand technical and problem-solving skills, leadership abilities, craft skills and much more.

DynCorp – DynCorp is vet friendly by partnering with U.S. Military Transition Offices throughout the world, participating in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Hiring our Heroes”, and other commercial employment events geared toward assisting transitioning veterans.

Edward Jones – No prior financial services experience is necessary.  Their FORCES program is designed specifically for people who don’t have a financial services background but possess the skills and competencies.

Federal Jobs – Feds Hire Vets is a site specifically tailored  for veterans and transitioning service members seeking federal job opportunities across the country and around the world. There is also an agency directory listing the Veteran Employment Program Office responsible for each federal agency.

Fluor – Fluor provides challenging career opportunities where military skills and experience may be a perfect fit.

General Electric – GE recognizes and values the leadership, loyalty, integrity and commitment to excellence instilled through participation in military service.

Google –  Google believes Veterans make great Googlers.  Learn how to put your military skills and experience to work at Google.

Harris – Make the most out of the skills you’ve acquired by transitioning your military experience into a civilian career at Harris.  Harris also has a custom application process for wounded veterans and their spouses.

Home Depot – The Home Depot joined forces with the DoD, Labor and Veterans Affairs to provide rewarding and challenging career opportunities for current and former members of America’s military.

Hormel Foods – Hormel understand transferring from a military career to one in business can be challenging and by making that transition rewarding.

Humana – At Humana you’ll be able to apply your leadership experience from the military to your work.

J.B. Hunt – J.B. Hunt provides a variety of career paths for military veterans and those separating from the service.

Kearney & Company – Kearney embraces the culture from which service members have come from and expect in their civilian employment and they are actively seeking qualified individuals.

Prudential – Prudential has established several programs that provide access to quality education, job training, and employment opportunities.


Lockheed Martin – Match your skills to open positions.  Lockheed Martin has a long-standing commitment to successful job transition for America’s veterans.

Progressive –  Apply the skills you developed in the military each and every day at Progressive.

Safeway – Utilizing a combination of classroom, independent study, and on-the-job training, Safeway prepares you for rewarding careers in their dynamic retail environment.

Schneider – Schneider has military friendly apprenticeship programs, training, mentoring, flexible work schedules and military leave for reservists.

Siemens – Siemens has opportunities available in the Energy, Industry, Healthcare, and Intelligent Infrastructure businesses.  Plus, they have established the Siemens Veterans Network.

Southern Company –  Learn about military recruiting events and map military job titles and codes to positions that are currently available at Southern Company.

Starbucks – Whether you’re a veteran preparing to transition out of the service, a reservist, or a military spouse Starbucks is committed to hiring within the military community.

The Hartford – The Hartford recruits veterans and helps them make the transition to a new career.

Union Pacific Railroad – Over 20 percent of UPs employees have military experience, with some still active in the National Guard or Reserves.

US Bank –  US Bank provides programs and policies that respect and support unique needs of veterans, transitioning military and National Guard and reservists.

USAA – USAA is committed to making sure that at least 30% of their hiring comes from the military community, including veterans and military spouses.

Verizon – At Verizon service members and military spouses are provided with personal and professional development programs, flexibility, a wide range of benefits and more.

Walmart – Through Walmart’s Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, they have hired over 40,000 veterans in one year alone, and we will continue to offer a job to any honorably-discharged veteran who meets their standard hiring criteria and is within 12-months of active duty.

The opportunities listed above are not the only options available, so check out other great veterans employersmilitary job assistance programs, Veterans re-employment resources, and security clearance jobs after the military. Take advantage of these programs because they are available to you specifically because you are a veteran.

This list is not an endorsement of any of the companies.

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