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Career Choice & Change: Job Hunting, Internship Seeking & Discovering Your Career Path: Military Career Resources

This guide uncovers resources for exploration of careers and college major choices, career development and change, and resumes and interviewing.


This page is here to help you decide if a military career is for you, or, if you have retired, find out about benefits, resources, and other assistance for veterans returning to the civilian life.



Navigate your military options

The military can be an amazing opportunity for anyone. For those who join, It boasts job security for those who complete training during or after high school or college. More than that the military offers careers unlike any others in the United States from being a combat system operator, jet engineer, drill sergeant, drone pilot, and military police officer or lawyer. It also can help you travel the world, explore multiple jobs, secure benefits,  develop leadership skills, discipline, and give back to your country.

Military Careers and Jobs:

Veterans Resources

Books & Articles Geared for Veterans

News Feeds

Below are the current articles from Defense News, which can be used to follow trending topics on all aspects of the military:

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Below are the latest articles about military careers from the database Military & Government Collection, which covers academic and news publications covering all branches and a broad range of fields, like Military Technology, Air & Space Power Journal, Sea Power, and many more.

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Research Help

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Adele Barsh
Business & Entrepreneurship Librarian

UC San Diego Library

University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr. 0175R

La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
Subjects: Business

Special Thanks

Thanks to Stephen Hodges, UC San Diego student and Library employee, who contributed extensively to the creation and contents of this page.