Find a New Career After Military Service

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Find an exciting new career in an industry regulated by TDLR, even if you aren't using your military experience and training towards meeting the requirements of a license.

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Occupation Entry Level Education Pay and Outlook Active Job Listings License Requirements Apply Link
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractor On the Job Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certified Technician Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Registered Technician None Required Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Alcohol Education Program for Minors Instructor Associate's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Athletic Trainer Bachelor's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
ATV Safety Instructor Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Auctioneer Vocational Training Not available View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Auctioneer, Associate On the Job Training Not available View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Audiologist Doctoral Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Audiologist Assistant Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Barber (Multiple Types) Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Behavior Analyst Master's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Behavior Analyst Assistant Bachelor's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Boiler Inspector On the Job Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Code Enforcement Officers Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Combative Sports Contestant None Required Read More Not available View Requirements Apply by Mail
Combative Sports Promoter None Required Read More Not available View Requirements Apply by Mail
Combative Sports Referee Vocational Training Read More Not available View Requirements Apply by Mail
Cosmetology Operator Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Cosmetology Esthetician Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Cosmetology Eyelash Extension Technician Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Cosmetology Manicurist Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Cosmetologist Wig and Weaving Specialist Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Dietitian Bachelor's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Driver Education Instructor Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Driving Safety Instructor Vocational Training Not available View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Drug Offender Education Instructor Associate's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
DWI Education Program Instructor Associate's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
DWI Intervention Program Instructor Associate's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Dyslexia Practitioner Master's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Dyslexia Therapist Bachelor's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Electrician (Multiple Types) On the Job Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Electrician Apprentice None Required Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Elevator Inspector Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Hearing Instrument Fitter and Dispenser Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Hearing Instrument Fitter and Dispenser Apprentice Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Laser Hair Removal (Multiple Types) Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Massage Therapist Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Midwife Vocational Training Not available View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Mold Assessment Consultant Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Mold Assessment Technician Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Mold Remediation Contractor Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Mold Remediation Worker None Required Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Motor Fuel Metering and Quality Service Technician None Required Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Motorcycle Safety Instructor Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Orthotist/Prosthetist Bachelor's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Orthotist/Prosthetist Assistant Some College Read More Not available View Requirements Apply Online
Orthotist/Prosthetist Technician On the Job Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Podiatrist Doctoral Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Polygraph Examiner On the Job Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Property Tax Consultant Vocational Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Property Tax Professional None Required Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Sanitarian Bachelor's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Speech-Language Pathologist Master's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant Bachelor's Degree Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Tow Truck Operator Vocational Training Not available View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Vehicle Storage Facility Employee None Required Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply Online
Water Well Driller/Pump Installer On the Job Training Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail
Water Well Driller/Pump Installer Apprentice None Required Read More View Jobs View Requirements Apply by Mail

 

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Transition and Funding Opportunities

Reimbursement for Testing Fees - From the US Dept. of Veteran's Affairs. You can use part of your GI Bill entitlement to cover the cost of certain tests you need to take to become a licensed or certified professional — or to apply for college or a training course.

Helmets to Hardhats - Helping military service members successfully transition back into civilian life through a quality career in the construction industry. Federally funded 3-5 year apprenticeship programs teach you everything you need to work in a specialized skilled craft. You can even use your Montgomery G.I. Bill benefits to supplement your income.

DOD SkillBridge - Connecting transitioning Service members to career job training opportunities. Discover opportunities to participate in training and development with industry and employers who are seeking the high-quality skills that you bring to the table.

CareerScope Skills Assessment - From the US Dept. of Veteran's Affairs, CareerScope is an online assessment tool that measures your interests and skill levels and recommends careers you may enjoy and in which you’re likely to do well. The tool also recommends courses or training programs that can help you go after those careers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - From the US Dept of Labor, the Occupational Outlook Handbook allows you to search for new career fields by pay level, education requirements, and projected growth rates over the next decade.

Search State of Texas Jobs - The State of Texas values our Veterans. Take advantage of Texas Veteran's Employment Preferences by applying for a job in State Government. Just like the military, we're always looking to recruit the best and brightest talent available.