Transitioning from Higher Education to Career Veterans Symposium

Please join Colorado State University for our biennial Veterans Symposium, focusing on the transition from higher education to the workforce, Oct. 24-25, 2016.


The symposium will feature critical information and discussion opportunities for student-veterans, faculty and staff members, employers, and members of the community regarding the value of veterans and their transition from higher education to career.


The keynote speaker will be Teresa W. Gerton, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, U.S. Department of Labor.


Student-veterans from universities, colleges, and community colleges across the nation and regional and national employers will attend and have the opportunity to learn from each other and network.

  Highlighted sessions and panels will include:

Employment Trends for Veterans in STEM Majors

Attracting and Retaining Veterans in the Workforce

Making Entrepreneurship Work for You

New Start for Student-Veterans

National Veteran Training Institute

Leveraging Military Skills in the Workplace

Opportunities for Veterans in the Nonprofit World

From Military to Law Enforcement

Creating a Sound Financial Footing

The Importance of Telling Your story

Creating a Career-Ready Social Media Presence

Cost for the two-day conference is $50 for the general public; $10 for all students and CSU

faculty and staff.

 For more information and to register, please visit

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