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University of Mississippi



Our Diverse Populations resources have been compiled to assist you with exploring how ethnicity, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other diversity topics affect career exploration and development. Its purpose is to highlight Career Center resources to assist you with your career planning as it relates to your diverse identities.


Career Guides

Veteran Career Guide

Veterans’ Guide to Getting Hired

Veteran Workplace Resource Guide

Career One Stop Toolkit

O*Net Online for Military Occupational Classification (MOC)

DiversityJobs Top Diversity Employers

Veterans Transportation Career Guide


Campus Resources

Veteran & Military Services

Student Veterans Association

Ole Miss Student Veterans of America

Student Disability Services: Veterans and Military Services

Veteran Riders

Office of Financial Aid: Confirmation of Veteran Status


Online Resources

Make the Connection

Learn more about being a student Veteran, treatment options, self-help tools, and resources to help you overcome challenges. 

Offers a resource where candidates can search for jobs from diversity-friendly employers, upload resumes, opt for a free jobs alerts delivered via e-mail and see an annual list of Top Diversity Employers.

Resume Companion

A guide to writing resumes for veterans.

Silent Professionals

An online resource with job searching tools and advice for those interesting in working in the private security field.

LinkedIn for Veterans

Get premium access for free, learn how to list your military experience on LinkedIn, and join the LinkedIn Veteran’s Mentor Network.

Military to Civilian Occupation Translator

Helps service members match military skills and experience to civilian occupations

Job-Hunt’s Veteran Job Search

Includes advice, resume-building tools, and resources for job opportunities for veterans

Recruit Military

Offers job searching support and resources for veterans and their families.

Undergradu-vets National Career Conference

An annual conference to connect undergraduate veterans with employers.

Military Times Best for Vets

Lists companies across the U.S. who are the best employers for veterans, with veteran specific programs. Companies from various industries include…USAAVerizonBAE Systems, and Morgan Stanley.

Veterans Employment Toolkit

Toolkit on how to find a job for veterans,

Employment Resources for Veterans

Resources on employment for veterans from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

Veteran and Military Transition Center

Resources for veterans transitioning into the civilian workforce.

Jobs for veterans. Also provides career advice, skills translator tools, job fair information, and more.

G.I. Jobs

Provides resources and lists jobs for veterans to get their civilian career started.

Jobs for Veterans

Military job board.

DIA Jobs

Defense Intelligence Agency careers page/job board.

Feds Hire Vets

Information about veteran’s preference, which gives eligible veterans preference in federal appointment over many other applicants.

Hire Heroes USA

Personalized employment assistance program to help transitiong military members, veterans and spouses find civilian jobs.

Military Counseling Degrees

A resource that helps student veterans find master’s programs specifically focused on military counseling.


Helpful Articles and Professional Organizations

Resume Examples: Leadership Section