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The Department of Career Services provides employment and training services to Veterans and their families. Dedicated staff is available throughout the state to help veterans transition to civilian employment.  Veterans and their eligible spouses receive Priority of Service throughout the full array of services provided through the One-Stop Career Center System.

 

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Veterans' Employment Representatives (VER)

These are state employees located in the state's One-Stop Career Centers. Their job is to provide job search services to veterans.

Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program

Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program Specialists (DVOPS) develop job and training opportunities for veterans, with special emphasis on veterans with service-connected disabilities. 

Seven Seals awarded to Veteran Representatives Bill Ryan and Tom Forhan of Worcester

Veterans Mentorship Program pdf format of Veteran Mentorship Program

The Boots to Business Veteran Mentorship Program helps match you one on one with someone in your community who has often served; who might be able to provide that job search perspective, or make that contact allowing you to get your next job.  If you are interested in participating, please email: carambula@detma.org
 

Hiring Incentive Training Grant (HITG) Program

The HITG Program assists companies in paying for training of new employees that meet certain criteria. As a preference for veterans, the 6-month or longer unemployment requirement is waived for qualified veterans.

Apprenticeship for Veterans

Veterans, Reservists and National Guard members who are employed as registered apprentices may be eligible to collect G.I. Bill payments in addition to their regular full-time wages.