Jacksonville, Florida

The Onward to Opportunity Program for the Jacksonville Military Community

Onward to Opportunity for the Jacksonville Military Community offers two career tracks: Information Technology & Business Management.

Your journey will begin with five days of face-to-face career development training and facilitation. This classroom training includes the two-day Onward to Your Career course, two-days of career development modules and facilitation to include mock interview sessions with local employer partners, and culminates in a half day of your industry foundations followed by the Employer Spotlight Networking event. This five-day phenomenal career development in-class portion is followed by 13 weeks of online coursework to earn an industry certification.

While you complete your certification coursework, you will also participate in local mixer/networking events with our National and Community Employer Partners and Veteran Support Organizations to hone your personal marketing techniques and skills. Networking is a great way to gain inside perspective on careers in the private sector while introducing yourself to companies who are looking to hire O2O graduates. Additionally, our National Partner Hire Heroes USA will also help to build your resume and prepare you for interviews.

Interested? Please contact us below or get started here!

Disclaimer: Some installations do not offer all possible coursework. Please contact the installation team to learn of any restrictions.

Program participants will leave with the following:

  • Enhanced resume
  • Industry-specific certification
  • Enhanced Professional Network
  • Career Coaching
  • Interview Matching

Upcoming Cohort Schedule

2020 dates

  • Cohort 20 – August 17-21, 2020
  • Cohort 21 – October 12-16, 2020

2021 dates

  • Cohort 22 – January 25-29, 2021
  • Cohort 23 – March 22-26, 2021
  • Cohort 24 – May 10-14, 2021
  • Cohort 25 – August 23-27, 2021
  • Cohort 26- October 18-22, 2021


Patricia Piazza

Florida Military Community Program Manager, O2O ppiazza@syr.edu
anthony bush

Anthony Bush

Florida Military Community Program Coordinator | O2O aqbush@syr.edu
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