Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Employment Opportunities for Veterans and Employers

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Wisconsin DWD Office of Veterans Employment Services

2012 Year of the Veteran Career and Benefit Fairs

Did you know the Jobs for Veterans Act affords priority of service to covered veterans and eligible spouses over non-covered persons for the receipt of employment, training, and placement services provided under new or existing job training programs that are directly funded, in whole or in part, by the Department of Labor?

Priority of Service Fact Sheet

Learn how you can put Veterans Priority of Service to work for you!

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program

The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) offers up to 12 months of training assistance to unemployed Veterans. 

Online applications are available after May 15, 2012. | Wisconsin DVA Fact Sheet | US DVA website |


  • Seeking programs and services that can help you with employment?
  • Searching for your benefits?
  • Looking for education and training assistance?
  • Searching for health and medical services and facilities?
  • Trying to help a homeless veteran?
  • Interested in the laws that help you?
  • Looking for a service organization?
  • Searching for representatives, offices, and guides that can help?

For All Veterans...

Your Advocates and Guides - Find your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO) or Local Veterans' Employment Representative (LVER) who help veterans get the services to which they are entitled. These guides summarize veterans' special employment rights and privileges.

Veterans Benefits - State and Federal Benefits that help with education, training, finding a job, and more.

Employment Programs & Services and Veterans Priority in Federal and State Hiring - Programs and services that offer special appointments and support transition, training, and employment.

Employment Resources - tools to help with transition to the civilian workforce and assists with business development. Find information and statistics on employment, occupations, wages for Wisconsin and more.

Search for Employment - Search online job sites and apply for a new career in Wisconsin or anywhere in the US; includes preferences for veterans.

National Career Readiness Certificate - a portable credential that helps build a job seeker's confidence and verifies that his or her skills match an employer's needs.

Education and Training - Describes Wisconsin educational benefits, academic credits for military service, the GI Bill, and assistance through training grants.

Health and Medical Care - Find State and Federal Benefit assistance, search for military medical records, VA offices, medical Centers, Outpatient Clinics, and Veterans Centers and locate other health and medical services and facilities.

Veteran Service Organizations - A list of service organizations which include the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Center for Women Veterans.

Homeless Veteran Assistance - programs and resources to assist the homeless find steady employment and obtain affordable housing.

Laws and Regulations - Explains State and Federal Laws that apply to veterans rights and privileges.

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