As a graduate or participant of one of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families’ programs, you are a part of an ever-growing network of IVMF alumni across the globe! Take advantage of resources, webinars, and a community of veterans and military spouses that share the IVMF bond through their post-service lives. Long after you complete your course or residency, you are connected to the IVMF team for follow-up resources and opportunities as your professional goals evolve. No matter if you graduated from Onward to Opportunity or one of the eight Arsenal entrepreneurship programs the Alumni Services team supports all IVMF graduates in realizing and accomplishing their professional and personal goals.
“Anyone I know that has transitioned or is getting ready to transition, I’m a big advocate for Onward to Opportunity, it’s been great for me, and I’ve seen it work not just for me – I’ve seen the people to the left of me and to the right of me in my cohort getting jobs.”
– Zekenyia Simmons
VetNet – IVMF’s Free Webinar Program
Popular topics include
- Job Search Techniques
- Personal Branding
- Project Management
“During my 6-year engagement with the IVMF family, I’ve hired four IVMF program participants, built three partnerships with program attendees, and learned countless business skills.”
– Michael Barbera: B2B, EBV-Purdue, & Veteran EDGE
“Available resources gave me the tools to successfully rethink and retool my Southern California business, now I am celebrating the opening of a second office.”
– Parish Morris: EBV SJU
“We even had a very nice graduation ceremony, which made me feel very special and accomplished. Even after graduation, those of us in the cohort were well taken care of. On a near daily basis, we received e-mails of job openings that were relevant to our area of expertise, as well as information regarding upcoming job fairs.”
– Kim Stirling: Military Spouse, O2O site – Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (Bremerton, WA)
How to Write a Business Plan: Overview
- A business plan is a very important strategic tool for entrepreneurs not only it helps entrepreneurs to focus on the specific steps necessary for them to make business ideas succeed, but it also helps them to achieve their short-term and long-term objectives.
Military Caregiver Support and Resources
- In this VetNet Session we would like to share some informaiton about resources and support for cairgivers leading to Military Caregiver Month!
Webinars You Missed
Six Sigma Green Belt
- Presentation on how Six Sigma Green Belt can propel you to the next level in your career and other information.
Avoiding Litigation – Managing Subcontractors & Vendors
- Conversation with Cory Michael Cali, Esq (Legal Risk Management Consultant) about dealing with contract construction and some negotiation tips to help you protect your small business.
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Have a topic you want the IVMF Alumni Services team to cover on a future VetNet? Let us know by emailing us at IVMFalumni@syr.edu.
Post Program Support
Post Program Support brings together resources to help IVMF alumni reach their professional goals. Click on the program you graduated from below to learn more about resources available to you via resources partners in industry, professional development, mentorship, and more!
Questions? Email us at email@example.com
No matter if you are working for a company or you have your own business, LinkedIn Learning offers professional development opportunities for almost everything! IVMF Alumni receive free access for a limited time.
Click on the program you graduated from in the center column to learn more and sign up.
|Alumni Networking Night||2/27/19||5:30-7:30 p.m.||George W Bush Presidential Center - Cafe 43|
|Famer Veteran Fellowship Fun||Application Deadline: 3/8/19||Farmer Veteran Coalition|
|The Fellows Program||Application Deadline: 3/12/19||Tory Burach Foundation||Jersey City, NJ||Apply Here|
|WOW: Suze Orman, Women and Money||3/16/19||Apollo Theater||New York, NY||Learn More|
|Veteran Business Expo of Georgia||4/30/19||Country Club of Roswell||Roswell, GA||
Other IVMF Programs
Interested in learning about what other programs IVMF has to help you succeed? Click on an icon below to learn more and contact our enrollment services team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tell us your story
Have you been impacted by an IVMF program or initiative? We would love to hear your story – because at the end of the day – our mission is to serve you. And we know that your story may help one of your comrades take the next step to positively impact their future.Tell us your story
Interested in giving back your time to speak to a current Onward to Opportunity cohort about your experiences, help out at one of our entrepreneurship residencies, or share your story on a VetNet webinar? These are just a few opportunities to support fellow transitioning service members, veterans, and their families.Submission Form
Give to the IVMF
The simplest way to give is to donate to our mission. It provides IVMF with available funds immediately to further offer elite programs and services to the military-connected community.
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