Veteran Employment Accelerator
Helping military veterans prepare for careers in advanced data analytics by offering training and certification, and job placement assistance.
The program provides free access to SkillsBuild, a full service digital learning platform, and instructor-led software training, certification and job placement assistance to those pursuing careers. IBM's Veterans Employment Accelerator helps veterans gain the skills to get meaningful jobs. The program provides software training, certification and job placement assistance to those pursuing careers as data analysts. The program is active in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada, and anyone with military service can engage through our lead partners, including VetJobs/CASY (USA) and Salute My Job (UK).
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How we are involved
UK vet gains the cybersecurity know-how he needed
Ivor Cook learned plenty about security during his 20 years in the British Army. After he left the service, he eventually realized he needed to add cybersecurity to his expertise.
An IBMer trains other veterans for success
After years in the military, Frank Johnson became an i2 Lab Services Intelligence and Training Consultant with IBM Security. He now travels around the world, providing the training that he had such a hard time finding when he completed his military service.
A veteran gains the skills to propel her career
U.S. Air Force veteran Felicia Barnett boosted her career as a senior business analyst through IBM’s Veteran Employment Accelerator program.