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About VESO

The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) provides employment readiness assistance and outreach to transitioning service members and Veterans, while advocating the use of special hiring authorities, employment programs, and Veteran retention strategies to help VA become the employer of choice for Veterans. For more information about how VESO helps Veterans, read the VESO Fact Sheet.

Programs and Services

  • VA for Vets: You’ve served your country and understand the unique challenges Veterans face. See how a career at VA can help you make a difference in the life of fellow Veterans. Match your experience, skills and training with current Federal job opportunities marketed through the VESO Office. Visit the Featured Jobs section on the VA for Vets website to view available opportunities.
  • Feds for Vets: Match your experience, skills and training with current Federal job opportunities marketed through the VESO Office. Visit the Featured Jobs section on the VA for Vets website to view available opportunities.
  • Recruitment and Career Readiness Support:​ VESO provides employment readiness assistance to Veterans, and transitioning service members by attending Veteran outreach events, career and resource fairs to provide resume coaching, employment and training information. VESO utilizes the VA for Vets website to increase awareness of and promote employment opportunities and assist Hiring Managers with attracting qualified Veterans to fill their positions (Spotlight vacancies); and training information (Virtual Training Webinars & Videos) to assist Veterans and transitioning service members in successfully finding civilian careers. For assistance, vesovets@va.gov or call 1-202-461-7759.
  • Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP):​ VESO’s Renetta Bradford, National Program Manager for DVAAP supports and promotes the recruitment and hiring of returning injured Service Members and disabled Veterans in order to increase employment outcomes of the Veterans with disabilities throughout the Department of Veterans Affairs. Contact the DVAAP National Program Manager by calling 1-202-461-7759.
  • Human Resources Support: VESO issues training and policy guidance on Veteran’s Preference and Special Hiring Authorities and provides deployment and reintegration services for service members transitioning between work at VA and service in the National Guard or Reserve. For assistance, vesovets@va.gov or call 1-202-461-7759.

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