Student veterans bring valuable life experiences, leadership skills, and a strong sense of duty and commitment to the university community. Transitioning from military service to academic life can present unique challenges, but veterans also bring resilience, discipline, and a strong work ethic to their academic pursuits. Supporting student veterans involves providing resources for academic success, transition assistance, and building connections with fellow veterans and campus communities. 

Veterans to Tech Innovators: Bridging Skills to New Industries

Sometimes the transition from military to civilian life can be a bumpy one. Veterans must make adjustments and adapt in all aspects of their lives, not least of all how they earn a living. Those who are technically inclined might …

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Just Keep Moving: How a Black Hawk Pilot Transitioned to a Career on Wall Street

This week we are honored to be joined by Heather Burns, Senior Vice President in Securities Finance at Jefferies, a diversified financial services company engaged in investment banking and capital markets, asset management and direct investing.

Throughout this episode, Heather …

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How My Time in the Navy Helped My Career Take Flight: From a Consumer Banking Senior VP

After spending her 20s in the U.S. Navy, Kate Meeuf was faced with a new challenge when transitioning to a civilian career. “While I had leadership experience and translatable skills (like problem solving), I was 10 years behind my classmates …

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My journey from the U.S. Army to the Peace Corps

Brittney Ortega | November 3, 2023 |  5-minute read
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I joined the U.S. Army at age 19, eager for independence and adulthood. Throughout my time in the military, from 2007 to 2013, I worked as a food …

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