As of December 2020, over 600 transitioning WCP-CC SOF Service Members have participated in an unpaid fellowship opportunity through the WCP-CC Career Transition team. These fellowships allow transitioning Service Members to work with a civilian company or organization where they can gain hands on work experience and mentorship, learn a new skill or trade, bridge gaps in their resume, possibly obtain certification, and in many cases gain post-service employment well they are still on active duty.Fellowships are conducted nationwide with companies of all size and across a variety of industries including, but not limited to, agriculture, government contracting, construction, IT, logistics, entertainment, entrepreneurship, real estate, coffee brewing, non-profits, medical, insurance, HVAC, transportation, law enforcement/security, education, distribution, and law.
The Career Transition team works directly with companies, organizations and service members to develop customized fellowship opportunities.
The Career Transition team helps SOF service member who are looking for employment plan for their post-service career through resume assistance, interview preparation, and networking with employers and educational organizations where they can obtain certifications and training within a specific industry.
Education and Retraining
The career transition team assists SOF Service Members who are interested in continuing their education or learning a new skill by connecting them with traditional education opportunities, certification programs, trade schools, entrepreneurial programs or other retraining or educational opportunities. Through these programs SOF Service Members are able to gain degrees, certifications, or skills that will help them in their post-military career.
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