Career Center

Getting Started

Select any tool in the Career Center to begin and add as much information as you'd like. By entering more details, your results are tailored to reveal the career matches that most closely align with your professional goals. Learn more about:

Once you've created a full professional profile with the Career Center, you can easily run a Career Matching report showing the careers that correspond to your results.

Career Center tools are intended to provide guidance in conducting your career search. Your results do not equate to meeting the qualifications for the federal occupations displayed. To view the full eligibility requirements for a particular federal position, please refer to the specific job announcement on USAJOBS:

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self-assessments Self-assessments provide a starting point for your civilian career by showing a snapshot of your professional strengths. You can identify your levels of proficiency associated with common skills (like leadership or time management). A variety of tests will evaluate your:

  • Actual work experience
  • Current skills
  • Work activities you enjoy
  • Interests and work preferences
  • Aptitudes and abilities
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Military Skills Translator

translate Begin by entering your military occupation code (MOS), area of concentration (AOC), Air Force specialty code (AFSC) or Navy enlisted classification (NEC). Multiple codes and classifications can be entered and saved.

Continue by adding your rate or rank and selecting primary, secondary and tertiary responsibilities. Finally, you can select specialties and sub-specialties, certification, training and education, collateral duties, technical and soft skills.

Once you've translated active-duty skills into civilian-friendly language, you will immediately see the careers that best fit your experience.

Translate My Skills
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Resume Builder

resume The Resume Builder integrates your translated skills, assessment results and employment history into a Federal Government resume template. With your newly created resume, you can:

  • Apply for a federal position on through the Career Center
  • Upload the resume to the Veterans Resume Database for VA recruiters to find you
  • And save the resume to your desktop for use in applying for any civilian job

The Career Center enables you to build and save up to five different resumes.

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Job Search

magnifing glass Explore available VA job opportunities and apply through You can manage and save multiple job searches, jobs, and resumes all in your Career Center profile.

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