Employer Partners

Our employers understand the value of transitioning military members, veterans and military spouses and that they represent the best this country has to offer.

Onward to Opportunity is designed to build awareness of the soft and hard skills necessary to succeed in different industries while also making the crucial first connection with employers in these industries that are eager to hire veterans. Participants work one-on-one with a Transition Specialist from Hire Heroes USA to refine their resume, practice for interviews and receive additional coaching on how to start a successful career. For graduates of O2O who successfully complete the program’s requirements, a Transition Specialist at hire Heroes USA matches and guides the graduate through the interview process with the program’s employer partners. 

This program benefits employer partners by engaging transitioning military and spouse talent earlier in the recruitment pipeline that’s trained to meet their skill needs. 

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Why Become An Employer Partner?

  • Access to a trained, certified and highly qualified talent pool of transitioning service members, military spouses and veterans ready to make a difference
  • Opportunities to engage locally (nationwide) or virtually with program participants
  • Partnership with a program and organization that works closely to integrate with your existing talent acquisition processes
  • Recognition as an O2O Employer Partner alongside other Fortune 500 companies who are committed to hiring transitioning military, veterans and their spouses

Serving Those Who Have Served


We are honored to be an integral part of easing the transition from military to civilian life for our veterans and their families. We invite you to join our efforts to serve those who have served.

If you are an employer interested in hiring the best and the brightest, contact us below to learn more about engaging in the innovative O2O veterans career training and employment program. You can also email the National Program Director, Michael Schoeneck, directly at meschoen@syr.edu.

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Current Partners

We are fortunate to have longstanding relationships with the many private and public sector partners who support the work of the IVMF and programs such as our Onward to Opportunity Program (formerly known as the Veterans Career Transition Program).

U.S. Customs & Border ProtectionAmazonCisco
LaunchTechFrank Recruitment GroupBattelle
TACG SolutionsSchnitzer Steel IndustriesStreamline Defense, LLC
Apogee SolutionsErnst & Young LLPComcast
Computer Technologies ConsultantsMedasourceAssured Information Security
CALIBRESouthwest AirlinesISYS Technologies
GraingerLanxessStrategic Data Systems
Deloitte ConsultingLincoln Property CompanyApex Systems, Inc
KES, IncEight Eleven GroupTEKsystems
OneMain FinancialAbbottTIME Systems, LLC
Cushman & WakefieldThe Nature ConservancyCox Communications,Inc.
Amazon Web ServicesPAR Government SystemsHighbury Defense Group
Goodyear TiresStarbucks Coffee CompanyMears Group
VictoryBaseFederal Aviation AdministrationOnSolve
Advantage SCI, LLCFLIR Systems, Inc.Troy 7
Amee BayNaval Facilities Engineering Command SouthwestBooz Allen Hamilton
Dynamic SignalNavy Munitions Command Pacific CONUS West DivisionJacobs Technology, Inc.
VAUSA (fmr Patriot Advantage)Tulsa Welding School & Technology CenterTravelers Insurance
Cambridge International (Rexnord)InsiteglobalPopulus Group
KingFisher SystemsOSC EdgeKnight Federal Solutions
Go Squared AwayChange HealthcareParsons Corp
brij Image and Information, Inc.Lockheed Martin CorporationD2 Government Solutions
Bowler Pons Solutions Consultants Inc.KBRwyleDEPCOM Power, Inc.
Bank of the WestGeneral DynamicsPerspecta
Saab SensisActivision BlizzardApplied Research Solutions
SiemensTSA Intelligence & AnalysisCSIOS Corp.
Ultimate SoftwareGeoStabilization InternationalStryker Corporation
The Boeing Company (National)New York Air BrakeUnified Business Technologies (AddonServicesLLC)
WayfairDellSpace X
PW CommunicationsExpress Employment ProfessionalsLSINC Corporation
Arena TechnologiesCISOShareThe Buffalo Group
Doxel.iaCareCentrixSentar
Kaleidoscope Affect LLCFull Stream GroupFHI 360
IMRISkillStormVeritude - Temporary Staffing Partner for Fidelity Investments
Military Hiring AcceleratorNorth HighlandAccenture
Cyber Defense TechnologiesBoldlyIpsos
thyssenkruppSageBMO Harris
Peoples Natural GasTotal Quality LogisticsBMO Harris
BrooksourceDiversifiedSanford Health
The GBS GroupKohl'sMorgan Franklin Consulting
ModisCCS Global TechUnisys
Masco CorporationThe Oryza Group, LLCNewCoUSA
AmerescoVT GroupReach Hire
Ameriforce MediaMYB INCQuEST Global
DISYSRiva Solutions Inc.American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association
Instant TeamsHelp SystemsHabitat for Humanity International
LeidosKnowledge Management Inc.SOS International LLC
CACI International IncWells FargoAETNA
Chemonics InternationalFreedom Learning Group
TekSynap
Onward to opportunity graduate Robert Tyson.

“The coursework was tremendously helpful and it was a very comprehensive program. During my transition I decided a lot of academic achievements were what I wanted to do next.”

Military Installation: Fort Bragg, NC
Project Management Professional (PMP) Graduate
Technical Advisor, Northrop Grumman

Robert Tyson

Master Sergeant, US Army

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