Education / Training
Offers free training to transitioning veterans through part of Joining Forces pledge (note: I have not verified this or known anyone that has used the training)
The Aurora Foundation gives aid to colleges and universities to help veterans graduate from college and enter the workforce. We envision this as a transition from “Boots to Books to Business.” Our programs and partnerships are structured under each phase of this transition, working with others who support our military men and women as well as those in higher education dedicated to providing a veteran-friendly campus and resources that enable veteran students to succeed.
Code Platoon is a 501(c)3 non-profit that helps veterans transition into the civilian workforce by providing technical training and career placement. For 16 weeks the students are immersed in learning the full Ruby on Rails stack. After completing the program veterans will be eligible for an internship. Any veteran is eligible to apply for their program and, if accepted, are eligible for up to $10,500 in scholarships to pay for the $13,000 course.
Many bootcamps offer scholarships to veterans, listed here
1 free certificate and 20 veteran-facilitated learning hubs across the country
Professional development course to help veterans transition into succesful new careers
Teaches growth skills for tech companies (UXdesign, Growth, Business Development), started by group who used to be affiliated with TradeCraft, also has early stage investing fund and own portfolio companies
Helps active duty U.S. service members develop the career skills necessary to meet the IT industry’s high demand for cloud developers, cloud administrators, and database and business intelligence administrators
Helping veterans gain admission to the best school for their situation
4 week course in business fundamentals for those interested in starting a new business. 1 course every year specifically dedicated to veterans
Trains JMO in sales skills to allow them to take sales roles in tech companies
Teaches growth skills for tech companies (product design, Growth, Business Development, Engineering)
Next Mission is a series of innovative, strategic and interactive online college level courses developed and taught by faculty members of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
VA program to let service members gain skills and certifications in IT field
Empowers enlisted military veterans by providing them with a skill bridge that enables a successful transition from the battlefield to the classroom; maximizes their education opportunities by making them informed consumers of education, and increases the confidence they will need to successfully complete a rigorous four-year undergraduate program at a top-tier school.
Trains veteran in corporate skills, provides them opportunities in companies, and allows them the opportunity to earn a college certificate in the process