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 your application more appealing 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 covering veteran/military issues.
Jobs in the "helping professions," such as criminal justice, corrections, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, and social work, include providing physical and mental services to veterans and their families.
Jobs in education 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., Honor Flight Network, Fisher House Foundation).
Jobs in the field of law or politics require an understanding of veteran issues and the role of the military in U.S. policy and diplomacy.
Jobs in business management and supervision require an understanding of unique skill sets acquired by veterans during their military education and service.