Information for Veterans Seeking Employment

If you plan to seek civilian employment after your career in the military, mention this during your transition interview.

Job Finding Tools

The Job Bank is an excellent source of information on topics such as writing a résumé, exploring your career options and labour market trends across the country.

Other federal programs

Veterans Affairs Canada has widened the area of selection to identify experience in the Canadian Armed Forces as an asset qualification. Many other government departments do the same thing.

Military Employment Transition Program

The Military Employment Transition Program is a partnership between Canada Company, the Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans Affairs Canada established to help Veterans find jobs after they leave the military.

Helmets to Hardhats

Helmets to Hardhats Canada assists Veterans in finding employment in the construction industry.

Helmets to Hardhats Fact Sheet.

PDF Version

Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur

The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur is a national program for Canadian Armed Forces Veterans interested in realizing their dream of becoming a business owner.

Veterans Transition Advisory Council

The Veterans Transition Advisory Council brings together industry leaders and government with the goal of helping Veterans transition into meaningful jobs in the private sector.

Did you find what you were looking for?

You can also do a search or contact us at 1-866-522-2122 (toll-free) Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, local time.

Living outside of Canada?

Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, EST

United States 1-888-996-2242 (toll-free)
United Kingdom, Germany, France, or Belgium 00-800-996-22421 (toll-free)
Any other country 1-613-996-2242 (collect)

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