At Workforce Solutions, helping veterans and their families enter or return to the workforce is our privilege. We can help you assess how the skills you acquired in military service will fit in the Houston area job market. And if you want to get more education or training, we can help you do that, too.
We offer a variety of seminars about looking for work at multiple locations throughout the region. Check here for dates and locations.
Whether you left the armed forces 10 days ago or 10 years ago, your employment needs receive our immediate attention. Visit one of our local career offices to get started!
Helpful Resources for Veterans
1. In addition to promoting employment connections between jobs and job seekers, Texas Wide Open For Veterans markets Texas to veterans as a place to live, earn a living, raise a family and enjoy all the state has to offer.
2. Check out the Texas Veterans Portal, which provides information and connections on veteran benefits, education, health, communities and employment.
3. You've served your country. Now you're ready for a new challenge. What do you want to do for a living? At My Next Move you'll find an interactive tool, which helps veterans learn about career options. The site displays tasks, skills, salary information and job listings for over 900 different careers.
4. A one-stop site for job search, training and benefits help.
American Petroleum Institute (API)
API has a new website that encourages veterans returning to civilian life to consider pursuing an exciting career in the energy industry.
College Credit for Heroes
Do you think you deserve credit for your military training? We do! Check out College Credit for Heroes is an online database that matches military training to college courses. As a guest user you can enter your military occupation and service schools to get an immediate estimate of potential college credits. Or, you can complete the free registration and request an official evaluation of your military educational experience. And, if you decide to pursue a degree or certificate, you can even request an official college transcript. College Credit For Heroes is a partnership between the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.