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NOTE: Listing does not necessary mean endorsement of these entities. This page serves as an informational page to clue you in to companies who have shown an interest in hiring our nation’s Veterans & Servicemembers. Listings with 🌈 have LGBTQI+-specific pages or have a diversity/inclusion initiative; you can access these pages by clicking on the 🌈. While, technically, an employer should not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identification/expression, some companies may not have an LGBTQI+ page. The primary criteria for the following listing is based primarily on support for hiring Veterans and Servicemembers.
Airstreams Renewables, Inc.: Airstreams Renewables, Inc. (ARI) is committed to offering the highest quality hands-on safety-first technical training programs available by empowering our students with the knowledge and skills required for a successful career. Airstreams is State of California approved to accept GI benefits. Veterans Information
🌈 Amazon Jobs: Military – At Amazon, thousands of veterans and military spouses are driving innovation and raising the bar on the customer experience. Each day, they apply their knowledge, skills, and leadership abilities in a wide variety of careers around the world on behalf of our customers. Together, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Redefining what’s possible isn’t easy. Are you ready?
🌈 Boeing: Military & Veterans – During your service in the Armed Forces, you protected freedom. And you lived the tenets of discipline, excellence and precision. Boeing has a long-standing commitment to supporting men and women in uniform and military families by employing more than 20,000 veterans who are continuing their mission with Boeing, as well as advocacy and support of a variety of military and veteran-specific programs.
🌈 Bristol-Myers Squibb: Military & Veterans – Making the transition from the military back to civilian life can be a challenge. To help, we formed a dedicated Veterans Community Network (VCN), where the support of fellow service members fosters engagement and creates a sense of community. Bristol Myers Squibb provides a rewarding work environment for veterans to build their careers and to create a new life for themselves and their families.
Cache Creek Casino Resort: Careers – Owned and operated by the Rumsey Band of Wintun Indians, located in Brooks, California. From its humble beginnings as a bingo hall in 1985, Cache Creek now features over 3,000 slot machines and 142 table games, including a 28 table Poker Room. The 415,000-square foot property also includes a 200-room luxury hotel and health spa, eight restaurants, Club 88 entertainment venue, outdoor swimming pool, casino gift shop and tribal-operated Mini Mart, Gas Station and Fire Station.
California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation: CDCR has 35 adult institutions throughout California that are regularly looking to hire. Visit CDCR’s Facility Locator page and select the adult facility from the drop down menu you are interested in working at. On the specific facility page there is a Job Vacancies button that provides facility-specific job vacancies, information on local landmarks, historical information and photos that tell the story of that California institution.
- Veterans’ Preference: Veterans’ Preference is an assistance program for military benefits who seek employment with the state. Preference can be applied to a veteran’s eligibility for qualifying open and open, non-promotional examinations.
California Indian Manpower Consortium, Inc.: The California Indian Manpower Consortium, Inc. was formally created in 1978 under the state law as a non-profit corporation for the purpose of working for the social welfare, educational and economic advancement of its member tribes, groups, organizations and Indians and other Native Americans living in its service area. The primary purpose of the Consortium is to offer training, employment, and other activities designed to meet the employment and training needs of the client population. The principal funding source is the federal Workforce Investment Act.
🌈 Cardinal Health: Military Veterans – By supplying the best products, services and resources to hospitals and clinics, we aim to ensure that veterans and their families receive excellent patient care. But we don’t stop there. To show our appreciation for your service, we’re committed to making your reentry into the workforce as comfortable as possible. You’ll find that, with our mission and focus on making healthcare safer and more cost-effective; we’re a valuable place for you to develop your post-military career. The Cardinal Health Talent Acquisition organization and our business leaders attend a variety of events geared toward veteran recruiting and networking. Plus, we actively recruit veteran talent by posting open opportunities to many diverse job boards that target military and returning veterans.
🌈 Caterpillar: U.S. Military – Our employees are the backbones of Caterpillar’s success. They provide the innovative and diverse thinking we need to serve our customers. There are numerous benefits to hiring military veterans and spouses. Military service builds strong work ethic and discipline that can carry into a fulfilling and successful career at Caterpillar. We value service members, and by leveraging each individual’s skills, abilities and experiences, Caterpillar employees can achieve superior business and personal results. Come build your skills and join a company that’s helping our customers build a better world.
🌈 Chevron: U.S. Military Veterans – You’ve met important challenges during your service in the U.S. military. Are you ready to apply your experience and skills in a rewarding career with Chevron? Chevron is committed to being the employer of choice for qualified U.S. military veterans. We recognize your commitment to teamwork and safety. At Chevron, you’ll find retired members of the U.S. military and active reservists throughout the company. When you join Chevron, you can turn your ideas into real-life solutions.
🌈 Comcast Careers: Military – Our tradition of hiring and supporting the military community began with our founder, World War II U.S. Navy veteran Ralph Roberts, and has continued to today. Whether you’re a member of the military community beginning your civilian career, a veteran entrepreneur accelerating your business, a military spouse, or an organization working on behalf of local military initiatives, we hope you’ll join us in supporting those who have dedicated their lives to service.
🌈 Costco Wholesale: Veterans – Costco Wholesale values the contributions that you have made and the experiences you have gained in service to our country. We’re looking for people with a passion for the retail industry who are able to provide great leadership. Your experience, coupled with our fast-paced environment, could lead to an exciting career. For those completing service both at home and overseas, and are using the G.I. Bill to attend school, Costco offers flexible part-time hours complete with competitive wages and great benefits. The retail industry is a challenging career path for anyone, and Costco is proud to support our veterans with career opportunities.
ExxonMobil Careers: Veteran Hiring – ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy providers and chemical manufacturers, develops and applies next-generation technologies to help safely and responsibly meet the world’s growing needs for energy and high-quality chemical products.
🌈 Ford Motor Company: Opportunities for Our Military – Veterans and reserve forces are some of Ford Motor Company’s strongest employees. Learn more about the men and women who have served their country and also found great careers at Ford.
🌈 General Electric: Veterans at GE – GE is deeply committed to hiring and supporting military veterans. Their skills, experience, and work ethic are unmatched–and essential to our future success as a digital industrial company.
🌈 General Motors: Veterans – Helping our nation’s heroes and their families begin a new journey of prosperity and fulfillment after service has been a mainstay of the General Motors tradition. We value the leadership, perspective and fierce work ethic of our servicemen and women, and we understand their unique skills and experience. We strive to get them and their spouses back to work in a challenging career best suited to their talents with continuing opportunities to achieve greater success.
Golden Sierra: Service First – As a Veteran of the Armed Services, you are a valued member of the civilian workforce with the skills, training, and character to meet the toughest challenges faced by today’s employers. Golden Sierra Job Training Agency strives to ensure that all Veterans and Transitioning Service Members have access to the tools needed to find good jobs with good wages and career pathways.
🌈 Hewlett-Packard: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We’re reinventing the standard for diversity, equity, and inclusion — in how we operate as a company and impact society. Diversity is embedded in all we do, and every HP employee at every level plays a part. By valuing differences — whether race, ethnicity, gender, nationality, ability, military status, religion, generation, sexual orientation, or views — we engage top industry talent to drive our company’s long-term success.
Home Depot: Military Commitment – Join over 35,000 veterans who are continuing their careers with us. We value your commitment, strong leadership, and decision-making skills. Here, you can continue to be part of a culture that takes care of each other and makes a difference.
🌈 Johnson & Johnson Careers: Veterans – U.S. military veterans, service members, family members, spouses, and veteran caregivers who work within our companies apply their expertise, leadership skills, and core values every day, across every area of Johnson & Johnson. They bring disciplines and perspectives integral to our global mission. Collaborating with colleagues across the globe, we’re developing and delivering medicine, health products and medical devices that allow people to thrive throughout every stage of their lives.
Launch Consulting Group: Veteran-owned and operated, Launch Consulting executes on the fundamentals of leadership learned in the military: purpose, direction, and motivation. Your mission is our mission. We do what we say we will, with small empowered teams that move fast and have each other’s backs.
Lowe’s: Military at Lowe’s – Lowe’s proudly employs nearly 20,000 associates in the military community and is an employer of choice for transitioning veterans and military spouses. From our stores, to our corporate store support centers, and across our supply chain, military associates play a crucial role at Lowe’s. Through their leadership, these associates strengthen our service mindset and pave the way for our continued growth as a company. We’re honored to call every veteran a member of the Lowe’s team.
🌈 McKesson: Job Opportunities for Military & Veterans – You’re mission driven and so are we. As a veteran your military skills and knowledge base are valuable assets that can be translated into a rewarding career path at McKesson. Help us deliver our mission of helping millions of people get more from their healthcare.
🌈 Microsoft Careers: U.S. Military & Veterans – Every year 200,000 people leave active duty for civilian life. Men and women who formerly served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard continue to positively impact the world by excelling in their diverse careers at Microsoft.
NAF Jobs (USAF): NAF employment is considered federal employment. It is, however, different from federal civil service employment because the monies used to pay the salaries of NAF employees come from a different source. Civil service positions are paid for by money appropriated by Congress. NAF money, on the other hand, is self-generated by Air Force clubs, bowling centers, golf courses, and other activities that use NAF employees.
- Veterans’ Preference: If you ever served in any branch of the armed forces you may be eligible for Veterans’ Preference. Veterans receive employment preference at initial appointment, provided they are equally qualified for the vacant position. Veterans shall have employment preference over all other applicants, with the
Orion Talent: Careers for Transitioning Military & Veterans – We find civilian careers for Junior Military Officers (JMOs), Senior Military Officers (SMOs), Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs), Navy Nuclear-trained Technicians, Enlisted Technicians, and Combat Arms Personnel leaving the service, as well as veterans who have already transitioned but are seeking a career change.
🌈 PepsiCo Careers: Military & Veterans – Integrity, a drive for results, and exemplary teamwork and collaboration are traits we see again and again in our military and veterans. This makes people who have served—and are serving—in our armed forces a perfect fit for PepsiCo. Our commitment to providing opportunities to military hires isn’t just in the name of service—it’s because they contribute to the success of our business. We need inspiring leaders, motivators and innovators like our military and veterans to drive our business forward.
🌈 PG&E PowerPathway: Launched in 2008, PowerPathway is a nationally-recognized workforce development model to enlarge the talent pool of local, qualified, diverse candidates for skilled craft and utility industry jobs through training program partnerships with educational, community-based and government organizations. PowerPathway helps people throughout the PG&E service territory, including women and military veterans, prepare and compete for high demand jobs in the utility and energy industry. Students receive approximately 8 weeks (320 hours) of industry-informed curriculum to ensure the academic, job specific, employability skills and physical training necessary to effectively compete for entry-level employment. Programs may also include hands-on training and On the Job Training as well. See our training schedule.
PRIDE Industries: Veteran Job Placement – At PRIDE Industries, U.S. veterans will find a team that welcomes and supports them as they develop their future careers. Veterans acquire many useful skills during their service that makes them outstanding leaders in the civilian workforce community. PRIDE Industries helps individuals leverage these transferable skills for job opportunities within PRIDE, and provides support to employees who have served in any branch of the military, as well as their spouses and children.
- Amazon Job Placement: PRIDE Industries is proud to be an official Alternative Workforce Supplier (AWS) for Amazon. We provide recruitment services to people with disabilities and barriers to employment who wish to launch an exciting career with one of the world’s most recognized brands.
🌈 Proctor & Gamble (P&G): Veterans & Reservists Affinity Network – P&G is a major employer of US Armed Services veterans. We’re proud of this connection. Our company has a long history of employing veterans across our entire business and operations. We find that veterans bring leadership, discipline, perseverance, and teamwork skills that can enhance our work systems and culture, creating competitive advantages that can lead to better business results.
🌈 Siemens: Veterans at Siemens – Siemens hires and trains U.S. military veterans to join the 2,500 veterans already part of Team Siemens. In fact, the company committed to hire an additional 300 veterans annually over the next several years. Siemens also offers a job training initiative focused on digital skills for U.S. military veterans with an engineering and manufacturing background as part of a nationwide effort to assist veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce. To date, approximately 500 veterans have elected to use this resource since 2013.
- USA Veterans Initiative Program: The Siemens Digital Industries Software USA Veterans Initiative Program provides free training to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. With demand far outstripping the supply of qualified technology employees, enabling veterans in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills is critical to meeting private sector workforce needs and the needs of veterans retuning to civilian life. To aid veterans returning to the workforce, Veterans in the Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Program (VR&E) and Siemens Digital Industries Software have joined forces to offer PLM Training courses at no cost to veterans.
🌈 Starbucks Careers: Being a Starbucks partner (employee) means becoming part of something bigger: inspiring positive change in the world while you grow in your career and in your community. It’s an opportunity to be your personal best.
🌈 State Farms Jobs & Careers: Being a good neighbor is about more than just being there when things go completely wrong. It’s also about being there for all of life’s moments when things go perfectly right. With a passion for serving customers and giving back in our communities, we’ve been doing well by doing good for almost 100 years. And we’re happy you decided to get to know us better.
🌈 Target: Military & Veteran Support – As a member of the Veteran Jobs Mission, Target has joined other top companies in a pledge to hire more U.S. military veterans. Together, we’ve already hired nearly 300,000 veterans, inspiring the coalition to raise its goal to hire 1 million U.S. military veterans by 2020. Our team member benefits for activated reservists include pay differential and optional medical coverage for dependents. Through our Human Resources team, we provide proactive Leave of Absence (LOA) guidance and support to ensure smooth employment status transitions for military team members pursuing a LOA.
University of California Jobs: Working at UC means being part of this vibrant institution that shines a light on what is possible.
- 🌈 UC Davis Human Resources: UC Davis and UC Davis Health are unlike any other institution. The academic campus is uniquely located in in Northern California in the city of Davis, and UC Davis Health is headquartered in Sacramento, along with the state capital. Together, they make up the largest campus within the University of California system.
- UC Davis: Veteran Outreach – UC Davis supports its military community, including Veterans, dependents, and family members of military personnel. We also work to improve outreach to the Veteran community, in hopes of recruiting and cultivating their unique leadership skills and diverse perspectives at UC Davis. Please browse our Veteran staff resources so that we can better serve you.
- University of California Agriculture & Natural Resources Jobs: True to the mission of the land grant universities, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources connects the power of UC research in agriculture, natural resources, nutrition and youth development with local communities to improve the lives of all Californians.
🌈 UnitedHealth Group: Military & Veterans – We know your background and experience is different and we like that. UnitedHealth Group values the skills, experience and dedication that serving in the military demands. In fact, many of the values defined in the service mirror what the UnitedHealth Group culture holds true: Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Whether you are looking to transition from active duty to a civilian career, or are an experienced veteran or spouse, we want to help guide your career journey.
Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO): The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) provides employment readiness assistance and outreach to transitioning service members, Veterans, and eligible military spouses while advocating the use of special hiring authorities, employment programs, and Veteran retention strategies to help VA become the employer of choice for Veterans and military spouses.
- VA for Vets: You’ve served your country and understand the unique challenges Veterans face. See how a career at VA can help you make a difference in the life of fellow Veterans. Match your experience, skills and training with current Federal job opportunities marketed through the VESO Office. Visit the Featured Jobs section on the VA for Vets website to view available opportunities.
- Feds for Vets: Match your experience, skills and training with current Federal job opportunities marketed through the VESO Office. Visit the Featured Jobs section on the VA for Vets website to view available opportunities.
🌈 Walgreens: Veterans – You had it in the military and you can have it here too. You may be leaving the military, but you still have that same drive to lead, make a difference and better the lives of others. Consider Walgreens. Our mission is to help all people live healthier every day and veterans are a big part of our plans. That’s because we know that hiring a military veteran is one of the best decisions we can make. You’re proven leaders, quick learners, team players, and you know how to get the job done and motivate others with passion and pride.
🌈 Walmart Careers: Military – The Veteran’s Welcome Home Commitment launched on Memorial Day 2013, guaranteeing a job offer to any eligible, honorably discharged U.S. veteran. Our original goal was 250,000 hires – and we’re proud to announce that as of 2020, we’ve achieved that benchmark. To date, more than 320,000 veterans and military spouses have joined us in advancing their careers. As we look to our future, Walmart remains committed to fostering a military-friendly community that helps veterans and their spouses improve both economic opportunity and overall well-being.
🌈 Wells Fargo: Careers for Military Veterans – We are committed to hiring and retaining military veterans, veterans with disabilities, and active military personnel. We support our uniformed services team members who return to work after active duty with a variety of jobs, confidential resources, educational information, and career guidance.