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RochesterWorks! offers Veterans and their eligible spouses assistance in every area of your job search including:

• Skills assessment
• Exploring training options
• Preparing a resume
• Job search help
• Referral to jobs
• Referrals for veteran's support services

As a veteran, you receive priority of services in all New York State employment and training programs. This priority of services is guaranteed in federal law and by the New York State Veterans Bill of Rights for Employment Services. This means that if you served in the military, you will:

• Be served first by the next available staff member
• Get first priority for jobs and training for which you are eligible and qualified  

 


 National Resource Directory

 
(Choose any of the BOLD links below)
  
 
 
  
 
Translate your military skills, experience and training to find career opportunities that best align with your capabilities.
 
  
 
  
  
 
Program for service connected disabled Veterans.
 
  
 
  
  
 
(information on obtaining benefits and services)
 
  
 
(computer, O.S.H.A. 10 & HAZWOPER and more)
 
  
 
  
 
  
 
(Employment search tool for veterans)
 
 
 
(awards for full-time study and part-time study New York State residents discharged under honorable conditions from the U.S. Armed forces.)
 
 
 
(Allows an applicant for a NYS commercial driver license (CDL) with military experience driving commercial motor vehicles (CMVs)
to apply for a waiver of the NYS CDL skills (road) test.)
 
 

 

Information on New York State certification Reciprocity for Veterans with NREMT Card

(If you are planning on working or attending school in New York State and you currently hold an EMS certification

or license from the U.S. Military you may be able to obtain a New York State Certification through the reciprocity process.)

 

 

 Applying for a Job Online

 

 

Transitioning to a New Career 

 

 

Military to Civilian Occupation Translator 

 

 

 Introduction to LinkedIn.com

 

 

 

 

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