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Chapter 36 - Education and Career Counseling Program

VA's Education and Career Counseling program is a great opportunity for Servicemembers and Veterans to get personalized counseling and support to help guide their career paths, ensure most effective use of their VA benefits, and achieve their goals.

Eligibility:

  • Transitioning Servicemembers within six months prior to discharge from active duty
  • Veterans within one year following discharge from active duty
  • Any Servicemember/Veteran currently eligible for a VA education benefit
  • All current VA education beneficiaries

Services Include Assisting the Servicemember/Veteran with:

  • Career Choice - understand the best career options for you based on your interests and capabilities
  • Benefits Coaching - guidance on the effective use of your VA benefits and/or other resources to achieve your education and career goals
  • Personalized Support - Academic or adjustment counseling and personalized support to help you remove any barriers to your success

It's simple to apply. Just follow these steps:

Click here for a fact sheet for the Education and Career Counseling Program