An actively curated list of the best professional development, military, legal, and pro-tips resources to help reservists succeed when not in uniform.

Professional Development


American Corporate PartnersFree career mentorship from large corporations and their employees.
Breakline EducationEducation and coaching for exceptional, women, people of color, and veterans who are interested in accelerating into the next phase of their careers.
Deloitte CORE Leadership ProgramTransitional counseling and leadership development program
eMentorFree career mentoring for military spouses, and veterans
ShiftTransitional internships based on your specific career goals.
Stand-To Veteran Leadership ProgramThe Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program is a five-month program beginning in June and concluding in October. Each module is two – four days per month. Four of the modules take place in Dallas, with the remaining module in Chicago. 
VeteratiFree career mentoring for military and veterans.
Boots to Business Free two day class from the Small Business Administration about starting your own business and gaining funding for it as a veteran
BunkerLabs Provides community, programs, and courses to help military Veterans and military spouses start and grow successful businesses and startups.
Ycombinator The overall goal of YC is to help startups really take off. They arrive at YC at all different stages. Some haven’t even started working yet, and others have been launched for a year or more. But whatever stage a startup is at when they arrive, our goal is to help them to be in dramatically better shape 3 months later.
Agile For PatriotsAgile for Patriots provides Agile training, certification and practical experience at no cost to Veterans and Military Spouses
ApprentiA DOL funded program to provide education and apprenticeships in the IT field
Cisco Networking AcademyFree Linux and cybersecurity courses for military, veterans, and their family members
Code PlatoonDiscounted coding boot-camp and job search help
CyberVetsFree training and certifications in IT, network engineering, systems engineering, software development, QA, and data analysis
FedVTEFree online cybersecurity (both education and certification focus) and coding training
MSSAProvides transitioning service members and veterans with critical technical and career skills required for today’s growing technology industry.
Onward to Opportunity (O2O)Free training, certifications, and job search help in Customer Service Excellence, Information Technology, and Business Management. Held online or on military bases.
SalesForce TrailheadFree Trailhead (Salesforce) training and certifications – Currently 53 companies guarantee interviews for anyone who completes the program. Applies to spouses also.
SplunkFree training and job search for the Splunk big-data management system
Vets in TechFree training, certifications, and resources for starting a career in computer technology or creating your own company in the field
VetsWhoCodeProvides a streamlined, highly selective software development training program intent on transitioning military veterans into the vacancies of the tech sector free of charge.
WithYouWithMeFree technology industry training and certifications (not just IT but consulting, big data analytics, etc.) for military and spouses.
Hire Heroes Provides free job search assistance to U.S. military members, veterans and their spouses, and we help companies connect with opportunities to hire them.
Hiring Our Heroes Connects the military community—service members, military spouses, and veterans—with American businesses to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce.
Veterans on Wall Street Promotes career development, support, and retention of veterans throughout the global financial services industry.
FourBlock – Veteran Career Readiness Comprehensive suite of in-person and online career readiness programming for veterans.
Service2SchoolService to School (S2S) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides free college and grad school application counseling to military veterans and servicemembers.
Sales PlatoonSales Platoon is a veteran-owned, veteran-focused, sales training and organizational design firm that prepares military members for a career in sales
TechQualledTech sales training and job placement.
CarreraSearch and apply for Active Duty billets without being on the government network
Tour of DutySearch and apply for Active Duty billets 
TriCare Reserve SelectHealth insurance program for reservists
Disabled Veterans of AmericaNonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans
Benefits.govThe US Government employee benefits list for specific situations
Linkedin PremiumFree Linkedin Premium account 
ID.meAccess to commercial discounts for loads of brands
TSA Pre-CheckFree TSA pre-check using DOD ID #
Wall Street JournalFree Wall Street Journal Account – Must be renewed every 90 days.
Washington PostFree Washington Post account with military email address
USAA Active and FitExplore over 11,000 fitness centers and over 5,000 premium exercise studios for in-person workouts. Stream your choice of over 6500 workout videos for at-home fitness.
Chase Sapphire PreferredFees waived with AD orders
Amex PlatinumFees waived with AD orders
USPS Military Care Package KitA free kit for sending items to military at AFO / FPO addresses
Servicemembers Civil Relief ActLegal rights and protections for service members
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