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9 Awesome Companies Hiring Veterans Now!

As we celebrated Veteran’s Day this month, we’re highlighting companies who have made a pledge to hire the men and women who serve and have served our country.

“Some outstanding examples of companies that have been embracing combat veterans are: Halliburton, Amazon, General Electric, US Customs and Border Protection, Hilton Worldwide, and others,” says Adam Gonzales, founder of SilentProfessionals.org, a private security job market.

If you’re looking to work for a company who honors our veterans and has a great company culture, look no further. Here are 9 companies hiring vets (and citizens) now!

Oracle 
Commitment to Veterans: In addition to full-time hiring, Oracle offers a quarter-long, paid internship and integration program for transitioning veterans. It exposes transitioning military veterans injured during training missions and military campaigns worldwide to the corporate culture and potential careers in the public or private sector.
Open Roles: Technical Analyst, Client Services Consultant, Senior Cloud Application Architect, Applications Developer, Project Manager, Oracle Database Engineer, Principal Product Marketing & more.
What Employees Say: “The work is intellectually stimulating. Great benefits and incentives for salespeople. Great culture and community. Talented leadership with years of experience.” —Current Employee

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Walgreens 
Commitment to Veterans: The Walgreens Veterans Network Business Resource Group (BRG) is a grassroots network of current Walgreens team members. This network is comprised of former veteran and military service members, active National Guard and Reserve service members, and military and veteran supporters. This BRG offers networking, peer mentoring, professional development and community service opportunities, to help Walgreens build upon a deeply rooted tradition of supporting those who have proudly served.
Open Roles: Physician Assistant, Staff Pharmacist, Customer Care Call Center, Part Time Family Practitioner, Merchandising Assistant, Reporting Analyst, Store Manager & more.
What Employees Say: “Good starting pay, friendly atmosphere, great place to work, awesome company. Good place to get experience in the pharmacy, and to make a career out of!” —Current Employee

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Lockheed Martin 
Commitment to Veterans: “At Lockheed Martin, we work with our nonprofit partners to honor the legacy of our Armed Forces and the service of our veterans, and to encourage greater awareness and appreciation of the military among the civilian population.” As of 2017, Lockheed Martin had employed 21,272 veterans and donated $8.6 million in philanthropic contributions directed to military and veteran-focused programs.
Open Roles: Mechanical Engineer Intern, Contracts Negotiator Associate, Cyber Security Engineer Associate, IT System Admin, Program Manager of F-35 Mods & Upgrades, Financial Analyst, Missile Fire Control Engineer & more.
What Employees Say: “Stable work, competitive salary, good location.” —Former Employee

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PNC Financial Services Group 
Commitment to Veterans: In addition to recruiting active military, reservists and veterans as employees, PNC is equally committed to serving veterans in the community. In 2017, PNC donated its third mortgage-free home to a deserving veteran through the Military Warrior’s Support Foundation’s (MWSF) Homes 4 Wounded Heroes program.
Open Roles: Customer Service & Support Representative, Software Developer, Business Systems Analyst, Infrastructure Engineer, Teller, Detection & Investigation Analyst Lead, Branch Sales Manager & more.
What Employees Say: “It’s a great customer service experience to use as a stepping stone in your career. You will meet some awesome peers and get good experience dealing with everyday issues. Great job for a natural problem solver.” —Current Employee

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Honeywell 
Commitment to Veterans: Strong work ethic, accelerated learning, performance under pressure and inspirational leadership are attributes commonly found within America’s active military forces. These same qualities foster successful careers at Honeywell. Honeywell was named a “Best for Vets” employer as a result of its military recruiting efforts, percentage of new hires with previous military service and company policies towards National Guard and reserve service.
Open Roles: SAP Finance Manager, Lead Developer, Machine Repairperson, Engineer, Technical Manager, DevOps Quality Engineer, Sr. Semiconductor Product Engineer, Global Business Director, Buyer/Planner & more.
What Employees Say: “Honeywell it’s a great company for college graduates. The company culture and the benefits are great. Anyone who works at Honeywell will definitely learned a lot.” —Current Employee

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Cerner 
Commitment to Veterans: “As an organization seeking top talent, we look for those that are talented, motivated and dedicated. Those who take command of complex situations in the most arduous environments. For those with military experience, you stand at the ready to conquer in the real world with skill, composure and discipline. At Cerner, veterans can continue to lead by example and accomplish heroic deeds every day. We’re changing the state of health care around the world. And we need passionate, creative and dynamic leaders to continue blazing our trail.”
Open Roles: Onsite Support Technician, Population Health Analytics Consultant, Solution Analyst, Project Manager, Nurse Practitioner, Enterprise Architect, Quality Measurement Leader, Ambulatory Medical Coder & more.
What Employees Say: “Lots of opportunity, flexibility and change!” —Current Employee

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 
Commitment to Veterans: “At VA, we have an unwavering commitment to support our Veterans, and that includes helping them build rewarding careers within our health care system. VA gives Veterans—particularly those with disabilities—hiring preference for any available positions. Because we value the special skills and unique perspectives Veterans bring to the table. And we understand that by sharing your experiences you can continue a life of service, helping other Veterans heal and cope with being back home.”
Open Roles: RN, Psychiatrist, Staff Physician, Addiction Psychiatrist, Dermatologist, Physician Primary Care, Consultant Liaison, Cardiologist, Emergency Department Physician & more.
What Employees Say: “Great satisfaction caring for our Veterans. The Veterans were so grateful and I received praise, gratitude and hugs from them everyday I was there. I am grateful for each and every Veteran I cared for and the job satisfaction I received from serving them. I was rarely thanked by patients in the private sector for the first 20-years of my career.” —Former Employee

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Southwest Airlines 
Commitment to Veterans: With more than 8,000 Employees who have served or are actively serving, over 1,300 Employees who are military spouses, and thousands of customers who have served or are actively serving, Southwest is committed to serving veterans.
Customers who have served or are actively serving
Open Roles: Strategy Consultant, Sr. Manager, Customer Service Agent, Flight Attendant Supervisor, Ramp Agent, Manager, Business Consultant, Associate Fuel Category Manager, Instructional Designer, Lead Material Specialist & more.
What Employees Say: “Company truly cares about the employees and customers. Great benefits, constant opportunities for advancement.” —Current Employee

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