If you are thinking about or are currently transitioning into the civilian workforce and don’t know where to start, finding a mentor to help guide you through the process could be your first step.
MOAA is proud to partner with American Corporate Partners (ACP) to help veterans and military spouses find success in their careers through its free mentorship program.
ACP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans navigate and find employment opportunities within the civilian workforce. The organization has helped thousands of veterans transition to their next career though its renowned mentorship program. You can learn more about personal stories through ACP’s website.
ACP’s mentorship program offers one-on-one mentoring and networking opportunities that bring results: “More than 70% of veterans who participated in our program last year found meaningful employment as a result,” said Timothy J. Cochrane, ACP’s senior vice president.
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Mentees can receive personalized assistance in a variety of important career-building skills, including:
- Résumé and interview preparation
- Career exploration
- Small business development
- Professional communication
- Career advancement
Each mentor is carefully selected to match the compatibility, experience level and career interests of the mentee. ACP’s mentors come from 60+ participating companies with each mentor having at least six years of dedicated experience in their field.
So, what are you waiting for? Find more on the ACP veteran mentoring program for MOAA members and get started today!
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