Marine For Life Network (M4L) connects transitioning Marines and their family members to education resources, employment opportunities, and other Veterans services that aid in their career and life goals outside of military service. Connect to a Marine For Life Representative.
Connections: M4L facilitates the connection of educational institutions, employers, and veteran organizations that have opportunities for Marines to Marines. Visit the “Resources” tabs below to review all these connection options.
Marine For Life Network
M4L seeks to provide a resource of connectivity, linkages both to the Marine Corps and to the employment, education, career/technical, and entrepreneurial opportunities that await Marine and their families. Below are resource lists available through the M4L program.
Educational guide to help Veteran Marines navigate college.
Website with scholarships and grants information.
Fastweb is an online resource that provides information on paying for and preparing for school. They have scholarships for every type of student from the high school freshmen to the returning adult.
Joint Services Transcript (JST) is an academically accepted document approved by the American Council on education to validate a service-members military occupational experience and training.
Provides outreach for VA education Benefits, health services and general benefits.
When you need information about the school you're considering attending, tips and strategies for test prep, help with preparing your student loans, researching universities, or just want information on what college life is like, Peterson's is your final stop.
Veteran founded, non-profit that provides free peer to peer application counseling to active duty and veterans.
The SunShot Initiative's Solar Ready Vets program connects our nation’s skilled veterans to the solar energy industry, preparing them for careers as solar photovoltaic (PV) system installers, sales representatives, system inspectors, and other solar-related occupations.
Provides the resources and support initiatives for education and employment. They advocate for veterans military education benefits in front of congress. They also provide Networking opportunities.
Website with Grant resources
The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship provides Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits to the children and surviving spouses of service members who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001. Eligible beneficiaries attending school may receive up to 36 months of benefits at the 100% level.
The Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance (DEA) Program offers education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of Veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition.
Provides outreach for VA education Benefits, health services and general benefits.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) for veterans and service-members with a service connected disability. It provides them with an education to obtain employment if approved.
The Federal Government has made available a number of resources to assist service members and veterans into high-skill, good paying jobs in Registered Apprenticeship.
Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP).
Employment information and inspiration, tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
CivilianJobs.com Job Fairs offer employers a unique BestFit™ Profile pre-matching process that ensures a company’s representatives will meet the attendees whose backgrounds offer the best fit for their positions.
The Corporate Gray Job Fairs for the Military Community give you the opportunity to meet face-to-face with military friendly employers.
Department of Labor, Gold Card Employment Initiatives for Veterans. An eligible veteran can present the Gold Card at his/her local One-Stop Career Center to receive enhanced intensive services including up to six months of follow-up.
Farmer Veteran Coalition is Mobilizing Veterans to Feed America
Veterans, transitioning service members, and their families will find this site to be full of resources and information that can assist in finding a Federal career.
Website that provides resources for veterans on writing a resume, getting an interview and accepting a job offer, also cover about the corporate environment and progressing in your career.
Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry.
Job board and employment resource website that connects Veterans and spouses to employers through job posting ads, social networking tools, such as LinkedIn and mobile devices.
Provides assistance to Marines transitioning from active duty to reserve/retired status, leaving the Corps at the end of obligated service or moving from one civilian career to another. Resume review, job hunting tips and tools, job posting by employers, resume posting by Marines, resume and interview coaching by volunteer Marines.
The Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) is a targeted recruitment and employment solution for spouses and companies that: Partners Fortune 500 Plus companies with ALL Military Services.
My Next Move for Veterans is designed for U.S. veterans who are current job seekers. The interactive tool helps vets learn about their career options. The site has tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900 different careers.
The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is a free online database that contains hundreds of occupational definitions to help students, job seekers, businesses and workforce development professionals to understand today's world of work in the United States.
The Personal Branding Resume Engine will help you translate your military service record into a strong resume.
Troops to Teachers (TTT) is a DANTES-managed Department of Defense (DoD) program that can help you begin a new career as a public school teacher – giving you the opportunity to use your leadership skills, knowledge and experience to have a positive effect on our nation's youth.
The United Service Organizations Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides programs, services and live entertainment to United States troops and their families.
The U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION is dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness and educating the public on how our free enterprise system improves society and the economy.
USAJOBS.gov is a free web-based job board enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations.
The Veterans Employment Center™ connects Veterans and their families with meaningful employment and career development opportunities.
The American Legion can assist service members, veterans, and their families with an assortment of benefits to include employment, education, and health resources.
Board for Corrections of Naval Records (BCNR) is the Navy’s highest level of administrative review whose mission is to correct errors and remove injustices from Naval records.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a national organization that provides financial management assistance and guidance to all consumers.
Easter Seals Veteran's program works to break down barriers, drive a new conversation about the potential of veterans, engage organizations and communities, and connect veterans and military families with what they need for meaningful employment, education and overall wellness.
Give an Hour is a nonprofit dedicated to meeting the mental health needs of service members and families affected by war and deployments. They provide FREE counseling assistance to service members and their families.
Hope For Heroes provides our nation’s disabled heroes with an opportunity to restore a healthy, active lifestyle despite having suffered debilitating injuries while serving our country. Connecting with nature through outdoor pursuits assists our heroes in creating a sense of empowerment that impacts their daily life and overall wellbeing. Our trips and outings provide a sense of healing, personal accomplishment and bonding for heroes, caregivers, family and friends.
The Marine Corps League perpetuates the traditions and spirit of ALL Marines and Navy FMF Corpsmen, who proudly wear or who have worn the eagle, globe and anchor of the Corps.
Military OneSource. Call. Click. Connect. A website that offers an assortment of education, employment, behavioral health resources, and guidance in support to the military and their families.
National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is a nonprofit organization that provides advice, guidance, and counseling services to help consumers manage their debt.
The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society provides financial counseling and assistance to...
Operation Homefront assists military families during difficult financial times by providing financial assistance; for food, auto and home repair, vision care, travel and transportation, moving assistance, essential home items, and much more as needed.
The Semper Fi Fund and America’s Fund provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post-9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and their families, ensuring that they have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities.
Information about the G.I. Bill Education Benefits: all current G.I. Educations Bills, G.I. Bill comparison tool of schools’ tool, G.I. Bill school guide on how to choose a school, On the Job training and apprenticeship programs, Licensing and recertification test reimbursement pamphlet, How to apply for your GI Bill and access to the application.
USA Cares provides a response within 48 hours to all requests, and can assist veterans with immediate financial and housing assistance, as well as limited job assistance.
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) offers a wide range of assistance programs aimed at helping veterans. Free, professional help filing or appealing a VA claim, offering scholarships for post-secondary education or providing emergency financial relief.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is responsible for keeping track of the Veterans Service Organization directory. This directory is home to nonprofit organizations that provide nationwide services and are deemed as trusted resources.
Vets4warriors offers a 24/7 confidential peer to peer support network that to assistant to the military and their families during stressful situations. 1.855.838.8255