Employer – Reese Wheeler
Reese Wheeler, a recruiter for Converges, explains why she enjoys working with veterans so much. She believes the skills veterans learn from the military translate very well to civilian work saying, "they can multitask, they are great at administrati... Read More ▶
Employer – Wayne Schutt
Wayne Schutt, an employer discusses the Onward to Opportunity program and how it helps veterans transitioning into the workforce. "They're driven people," Schutt says more than once during the interview, "they have an idea of where they want to go." ... Read More ▶
Fort Drum Graduate – Mourzena Coombs
Onward to Opportunity graduate Mourzena Coombs explains how as a military spouse she was unsure about the program at first. It was only after some encouragement from her husband she began the program and now she says, "I want other spouses to do it ... Read More ▶
Fort Drum Graduate – LTC Edward Hollis
"The thought of transition and entering the transition process was stressful on me," says Lt. Col. Edward Hollis. A Ford Drum Graduate of the Onward to Opportunity and The Veteran Career Transition Program (O2O-VCTP). You can hear the rest he has to... Read More ▶
Career Preparation and Professional Development
why do i have to have a current linkedin profile to participate in the program?
Onward to Opportunity is a grant funded program. We are happy you are here today to take advantage of it for your professional development. LinkedIn profile allows ... Read More ▶
Courses and Certifications
How long will i have to complete the course?
Your first course must be completed within a maximum of 90 days of your cohort start date (program advisor will provide the time lines related to your specific course). Stay engaged with your adviso... Read More ▶
Application and Admission
how can i apply to o2o?
Complete the interest form to begin the application process. Please be sure to select the specific program location closest to you. For those not located near one of our program installations, we do acknowledge your inte... Read More ▶
Program Description, Eligibility, and History
What is Onward to opportunity?
Supported by grants from JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the Schultz Family Foundation, Onward to Opportunity – formerly known as the Veterans Career Transition Program – utilizes an online learning platform to h... Read More ▶
Syracuse University Sends Two Veterans to the Camping World Bowl
In addition to the donated tickets, Syracuse Athletics, the OVMA and IVMF also hosted a special “Cuse for Troops” contest encouraging veterans to share their Orange pride on Twitter for a chance to win free tickets and travel to the Camping World... Read More ▶
NCServes Linking Service Members to Resources
Specifically, NCServes -- Coastal helped reduce the homeless veteran problem and achieve one of the lowest rates of veteran suicide in the Southeast.... Read More ▶