The Big Questions

What's next? How will you parlay your new degree into a long-lasting career? These tools will lend you a hand.  

Career Services for Veterans

UNM Career Services

Experts at Career Services can assist you with connecting you with individuals who work specifically with veterans. If you are a Veteran seeking a job Career Services is a stop that is highly recommended.

University of New Mexico Veteran Hiring Preference

The Veteran Hiring Preference program grants qualified veterans additional consideration for vacant staff positions. Qualified veterans who elect to participate in the program will be granted a minimum of an initial interview for all regular staff positions, excluding contract staff classifications, for which they have applied. To qualify for the program you must have received an honorable discharge from your most recent separation from the military. More information can be found on the Veteran Hiring Preference webpage.

Employment Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) 


ESGR offers employer programs such as Bosslifts, employer briefings and job fairs in your local area. These programs provide insight into the duties performed by your employees in the Guard or Reserve while on duty. Visit the events page on this link to see if there is something near you.

New Mexico Workforce Solutions  

  • Find a job/career
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Unemployment Claims

New Mexico Workforce Connection 

  • Find a job
  • Create a Resume
  • Services for Job Seekers
  • Job Fairs


Sandia Labs Wounded Warrior Career Development Program

Sandia Wounded Warrior

For military personnel with combat-related disabilities, a unique limited term career development employment opportunity that enables veterans to acquire career-based skills at Sandia through training, mentoring and real world work experience while supporting mission success. Potential exists for conversion to regular full time employment.

 Sandia Wounded Warrior

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP)

WRP Site

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

  • To be eligible for the WRP, students must be current, full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a disability, or have graduated within one year of the release of the database each December.



Additional Employment Resources
Gold Card Services
Veterans History Project
American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
Rally Point - A Military Professional Networking Site