Proud to Serve Those Who Served Our Country
The U.S. Department of Defense’s Skillbridge internship provides active-duty military members with hands-on civilian job experience for up to six months. If you’re a transitioning service member interested in participating, click here to apply.
The Skillbridge internship is an invaluable program — it can be difficult to transition to civilian life, and Skillbridge gives the structure, resources, and opportunities to support veterans. It’s never easy deciding to hang up that uniform and retire after 21 years, but this program has been the vital link that helps me sharpen my hard skills and jumpstart my career in the transportation industry.
Corporate Fellows Program
Through Hiring Our Heroes, an organization focused on placing veterans in American corporations, service members are matched with civilian employers that fit their career goals. The 12-week program features three cohorts per year. Those interested in being matched with an employer can find more information through Hiring Our Heroes.
The Corporate Fellowship Program was key to get my foot in the door at U.S. Xpress as I transitioned out of the military. It helped to mitigate much of my apprehension after over 22 years as a Marine and served to make the company more accessible. Bottom line: This program is essential for transitioning servicemembers, and I’m happy that U.S. Xpress has continued to take advantage of it.