Veteran and Cleared Talent


Cleared Jobs in Washington DC

Long retired veterans, transitioning service members, and those currently serving will find support and community right outside the nation’s capital.

Northern Virginia has a dedicated connection to the military. It has 27 bases located throughout the state, 1,968 veteran-owned firms in Fairfax County alone, and the highest density of veterans in the country. With these numbers, service members and their families can find a solid support network within the region.

Employers located in the region are passionate about hiring veterans. Additionally, support services such as the Virginia Transition Assistance Program (VTAP) and Boots to Suits work to provide employment guidance to those who have served.

Whether your goal is to find an active clearance job, reskill and switch career paths, or build your resume, Northern Virginia is a supportive community for veterans and their families.

Veteran Programs

Boots to Suits – This program provides veterans with two complimentary career outfits, helping them to look their best for job interviews and special occasions.

CyberVetsUSA – an industry-led initiative that provides FREE online training, certification and employment opportunities to transitioning service members, veterans, National Guard and Reservists, and military spouses looking to enter the cyber workforce!

Cyber Virginia –  an innovative initiative to provide veterans with access to cyber security training opportunities and resources to help veterans enter the Virginia cyber security workforce.

Educational and Career Counseling – Veterans and their dependents who are eligible for VA education benefits can access free career guidance, education, and planning resources.

Hilton Honors Military Program – Hilton Hotels offers separating or retiring military servicemembers and their spouses 100,000 Hilton points to help them search for their next job.

HIRE VETS NOW – This statewide initiative brings together transitioning service members, veterans, and dedicated businesses for professional development and career networking.

NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative – Access jobs and career resources to help you accomplish a successful transition to a civilian career.

Onwards to Opportunity – Onwards to Opportunity provides professional certification and employee support services to transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses.

Tech for Troops –  provides in need veterans and children of veterans with affordable refurbished computers and opportunities to partner with businesses that provide training and networking experiences.

Employer Resources

Virginia Values Veterans – The V3 Program helps employers develop and implement best practices and strategies for the recruitment and retention of veterans.

Veteran Opportunity Report – Many veterans face challenges in finding employment that make full use of their skills and abilities. The Veteran Opportunity Report, powered by LinkedIn data and insights, explores the current state of veteran employment. It makes recommendations to increase veteran representation within organizations.

Employer Guide to Hiring Veterans – Created by the Department of Labor, this guide provides information about service member and veteran demographics. Employers will also find resources to increase veteran jobs in DC and recommendations on how to attract, train, and retain veterans.

ODU Cybersecurity Risk Management Graduate Certificate

20,000+ DoD contractors in Virginia need Cyber Risk Management Analysts to comply with new DoD cyber standards. Old Dominion University offers the only virtual certificate program in the US based on NIST methods which prepares you for this cybersecurity career path.

The Cybersecurity Risk Management graduate certificate is the first of its kind in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Students will be prepared with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and project experience that will enable them to become highly skilled, job-ready cybersecurity professionals.

Students review and analyze the concepts and interrelationships underlying cybersecurity compliance methodologies, including the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF); Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP); NIST 800-171; CMMC; NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF); and NIST 800-53. Students develop competencies to utilize NIST RMF Steps 1-3/FedRAMP Steps 1-2.

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Honor Brewing Company

Honor Brewing Company in Chantilly, VA is a family-owned business. It consists of a team of veterans on a mission to honor those who have served. Upon retiring from service in 1996, Allen O. Cage, Jr., turned his passion for high-quality beer and wine into an idea.

He began working with several charities and nonprofit companies to remember the sacrifices of those who lost their lives during military duty. Honor Brewing Company’s tasting room features photos, patches, and other mementos that belonged to military veterans and fallen soldiers.

The company has further expansions planned, including a 35,000 square-foot facility in Loudoun County which will feature an event center, restaurant, and outdoor area.

Veteran & Military Career Day

Are you a veteran or military spouse looking to transition into a new job or career? During this event, former service members can network with employers looking to hire veterans in government, IT, finance, healthcare and more.