HIMSS Veterans Career Services Initiative
HIMSS, in collaboration with Bellevue College and the United States Department of Labor, Education and Training Administration, is committed to assisting our veteran population gain knowledge of professional development and employment opportunities within Health Information Technology (IT). The goal of the Veterans Career Services initiative is to welcome transitioning military veterans into the health IT field – a growing and promising area for technologically-adept veterans.
Employer’s Military Skill Locator
The Consortium developed the Employer’s Military Skill Locator tool to encourage and expedite veteran hiring and assist colleges with assignment of prior learning credit based on military experience. It answers the often asked question ‘What military occupation is most like the job I want to fill with a veteran?’