What You Can Do With This Minor
In nearly every work environment, you will interact with veterans as supervisors, co-workers, and/or clients. Your Veteran Studies Minor will make you more attractive to employers.
Jobs in the medical field may include providing a variety of services to veterans. Jobs in broadcasting, media, and other journalism fields may include interviewing veterans, and writing/talking about veteran/military issues.
Jobs in the "helping professions," such as criminal justice, corrections, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, and social work will include providing physical and mental services to veterans and their families.
Jobs in education will include helping veteran students, and veterans' families negotiate the special challenges faced during active service, deployments, and relocations.
Jobs within the non-profit sector include multiple opportunities to work directly with veterans and for veteran issues (e.g., Wounded Warrior Fund; Yellow Ribbon Fund).
Jobs in the field of law or politics will require an understanding of veteran issues and the role of the military in U.S. policy and diplomacy.
Jobs in business management and supervision will require an understanding of unique skill sets acquired by veterans during the military education and service.