Work Where Your Experience is Valued
Today’s Petrochemical jobs are perfect for transitioning Service Members and Veterans. You can be employed and living comfortably in a solid career with relatively little post-service training. Petrochem companies recognize that the skills and discipline you learned in the military are vital in this industry and set you up for success.
Help Landing a Job
There are many great organizations and resources to help Veterans land excellent jobs and achieve career growth and stability. One of the best is NextOp, their mission is finding jobs for veterans in Houston. NextOp serves our nation’s hard working veterans by providing career placement assistance, mentorship, and support for your transition into industry. Learn more at http://www.nextopvets.org.
You may already be eligible for NCCER credentials construction employers value based upon training you already received while in service. Build Your Future offers comprehensive guides to help you identify how your service training may align with specific credentials. Discover your eligibility at http://veterans.byf.org.
Check out this free service to help you translate your military service into resume language companies will be interested in- www.resumeengine.org and www.mynextmove.org.
The companies that make up Petrochem know that military service is excellent preparation for a long term career in the industry.
Want to know if your military job code relates to particular jobs in Petrochem? Download this PDF to find out.
Help Connecting to Education and Training
One of the most important benefits available to Veterans is the GI Bill. It helps you get the education you want and includes resources to help you decide where to go to school. This includes resources to help you decide where to go to school. To learn more, visit the Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
Did you know you can sometimes get college credit for military training? At the ACE Military Guide, search courses and enter the training included in your Joint Services Transcript. Ask for a meeting with your college advisor or a faculty member. Show them the course and occupation descriptions. You may be able to get credit for all that you've learned while serving your country.
Not sure where to go for education and training? In addition to their career resources, Workforce Solutions can help you determine what you want to study, how to pay for it and where you might go for assistance. Click here to learn more.
To research Petrochemical opportunities in your area and see what schools offer the training you are looking for see the Texas Gulf Coast Community College's website.