Veterans Resources

VETERAN RESOURCES

Contact our Veteran Services staff members for more information on navigating these resources and more:

James Davies
Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialist
607-778-2257

Bill Fowler
Local Veterans' Employment Representative
607-778-2231 

NYS DOL Veteran Services Intro Page:
https://labor.ny.gov/vets/vetintropage.shtm

NYS Division of Veterans Affairs:
https://veterans.ny.gov/

Veteran Services at Colleges and Universities

Broome Community College
http://www.sunybroome.edu/veteranservices 
Joseph Drotar, Veterans Services Coordinator Phone: (607) 778-5375; E-mail: drotarjm@sunybroome.edu 

SUNY Binghamton
http://www2.binghamton.edu/veterans/
Zach DuBord, Veterans Services Coordinator Phone: (607) 777-3868; E-mail: zdubord@binghamton.edu 

Ridley-Lowell
http://www.ridley.edu/location/binghamton
Becky Scales, Veteran Admission Coordinator Phone: (607) 724-2941; E-mail: bgadmissions@ridley.edu 

Elmira Business Institute
http://www.ebi.edu
Myles Baker Jr., Veteran Admission Coordinator Phone: (607) 733-7177; E-mail: mbaker@ebi.edu 

Ithaca College
http://www.ithaca.edu/admissions/veterans_services/

Cornell University https://www.hr.cornell.edu/diversity/communities/military_community_resources.html

Syracuse University
http://vrc.syr.edu

Syracuse University, Institute for Veterans and Military Families (a partnership with JPMorgan Chase & others) http://vets.syr.edu/education

Vocational Training Opportunities for Veterans at Broome-Tioga BOCES
http://www.btboces.org/AdultEducation.aspx

Resume Tools

Military to Civilian Career Skills Crosswalk: http://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/MOC/

NYS Department of Labor Résumé Tips Short Video: http://www.labor.ny.gov/agencyinfo/resume-tips.shtm

Veterans’ Administration Résumé Building Guidebook: http://vaforvets.va.gov/docs/Resume_Building_Guide_01062012.pdf

 “Demilitarizing” your Résumé – Most employers don’t speak ‘our’ language: http://www.military.com/veteran-jobs/career-advice/resume-writing/translating-military-skills-into-resume.html

 

Federal Employment
https://www.usajobs.gov/

https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/
 

NYS Civil Service Job
 

Access to job postings and Civil Service Exam announcements https://www.cs.ny.gov

https://www.statejobsny.com/

Governor’s 55 B/C program (For Veterans and Disabled persons) https://www.cs.ny.gov/dpm/workersdisabilities.cfm

Veterans Temporary Hiring Program – Portal https://www.cs.ny.gov/vetportal/

Experience Counts

https://www.veterans.ny.gov/content/experience-counts

Veterans Administration

  • Gl Bill

http://www.gibill.va.gov/

  • Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment

http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/