Military & Veteran Services

Employment is key to veterans transitioning into rewarding careers. This is why Workforce Solutions of Central Texas, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the Texas Veterans Commission work together to provide employment, training, and related services free of charge to eligible veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses. WSCT staff can help:
  • Inform you of opportunities to earn credentials
  • Offer referrals to jobs in high-demand careers.
  • Connect you directly to veteran-friendly employers hiring now
  • Assess how the skills you gained serving our country can transfer to civilian careers
We provide priority of service to job seekers who identify as veterans, transitioning service members, or spouse of a veteran upon arriving at one of our locations. To find out you preference eligibility, answer a few questions on the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Preference Advisor.

Available Resources

The Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program is an innovative 12-week program that provides transitioning service members with professional training and hands-on experience in the civilian workforce.

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The Texas Veterans Portal connects veterans, their families, and caregivers to the benefits and services earned through their military service.

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Every year, the Texas Workforce Commission, in partnership with 28 local Workforce Areas and the Texas Veterans Commission, sponsors a statewide veterans and military spouses job fair in November.

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  • translates the type of work performed in the armed services into a list of civilian jobs & skills.
  • Texas Veterans Leadership Program connects returning vets with employment, education, home loans, medical, & legal resources.
  • USAJOBS is the official employment site for federal employment opportunities.
  • FedsHireVets allows veterans seeking federal employment to connect with hiring managers.
  • My Next Move is an interactive tool that helps vets learn about career options.
  • Just for Veterans is Texas Workforce Commission’s page for veteran employment information.
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Find out if you represent a tax credit to your potential employer.
  • CareerOneStop has many military to civilian occupational translation tools.
  • Texas Skills to Work helps you translate your military skills and find jobs.
  • O* NET translates your military resume to a civilian resume.
  • Texas Veterans Land Board finances land, home, & home improvement loans for eligible Texas veterans & active military.
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • The Texas Veterans Leadership Program is a resource & referral network for veterans of Iraq & Afghanistan.
  • The VA eBenefits site connects to the U.S. Dept. of Veteran's Affairs. If you’ve misplaced your DD Form 214, register here to obtain a copy within 48 hours. Apply for pension & education benefits, check home loans, schedule medical appointments, and access other resources.

Services Available Through Workforce Solutions of Central Texas

WSCT will help you maximize opportunities as you transition to civilian life. We can help Translate your unique experience, skill set, and values into a satisfying civilian career. We can also connect veterans and eligible spouses to information on transition assistance and benefits. Some of the services we offer:

Jobs for Military Families

Fort Cavazos, where your spouse is currently stationed in the Army, is just one stop in their military journey. But for you, it’s like a milestone in your own career path. Now, you might be wondering, “Where should I go next in my career?”

After finishing the short-term training and earning your certificate, your goal is to secure a job. The good news is that you won’t have to spend your own money on this journey. Everything you need, from training to laptops, internet access, and even travel expenses, will be covered.

Your learning experience will be a mix of in-person and online classes. You’ll meet with your instructors face-to-face one day a week, while the rest of your studies can be done on your own schedule. Along the way, you’ll form strong connections with your training group and instructors, creating a valuable support network to help you succeed.

As you complete this training, you’ll earn credentials that you can carry with you to your next duty station. To be eligible, you’ll need a high school diploma or GED, a clean background check, and you’ll have to complete an interest assessment to make sure this career path is right for you.

Your achievements are not limited to one location. Our credentials are recognized and accepted at your next duty station, ensuring your career is set for global success. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to kickstart your career! Join us today and take the first step towards a brighter future. Your success story begins here! For more information call 254.200.2028.

WSCT Military Transition Liaison

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