Career Coaching Program Overview

Purpose Statement

The veteran professional career coaching program will support the college to career transition among veterans and military-connected students through guided conversations and networking. The core focus will be on helping student veterans prepares to enter the civilian workforce and reach his or her full potential.

Program Description

Through one on one relationships a UofM professional partner *(preferably someone with military experience or military ties) and a student veteran will engage in programming and dialogue covering personal goals, job development skills, interviewing, resume building and creating professional networks.

Program Objectives

As participants in the Veterans Career Coaching Program, students will:

  • Develop specific job-readiness skills
  • Learn how to create and cultivate professional relationships
  • Increase professional communication skills
  • Be better equipped to incorporate the Student Leadership and Professional Competencies (SLPC's) into their career goals