These 7 Companies Want To Hire Veterans With Engineering Degrees

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Airmen from the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron at Langley Air Force Base, Va.
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With a degree in engineering, your options are virtually limitless. According to a Forbes report, the industry is ever-expanding, and the current workforce is aging, so there won’t be a shortage of jobs in the near future. There is certainly some staunch competition within the industry, but your military background gives you a unique edge in your job search. These seven Hirepurpose partners are actively seeking veterans with a degree in engineering.


General Electric is the world’s digital industrial company — transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. The company is honored to have over 10,000 U.S. military veterans continue their career with GE. Degreed veterans interested in an engineering career should check out all of the opportunities the company has to offer.

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Intel has continuously expanded the reach, influence, and power of computing to improve the world’s everyday lives. With more than 100,000 employees in 63 countries — and customers in over 120 countries — Intel’s products and services create the foundation for limitless invention. The company is currently looking for veterans with degrees to fill its varying engineering positions, from integrated circuit engineering to hardware manufacturing.

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As a market-leading producer of glass-fiber technology, Owens Corning is dedicated to making the world a safer place. Based in Ohio, Owens Corning is currently seeking veterans and transitioning service members with engineering backgrounds. If you are a veteran with a degree who enjoys a challenge, then you should look into this company.

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3M is a global innovation company, with more than 90,000 employees and offices in 70 countries. The company’s innovative solutions come with 70 years of experience creating products for the U.S. Armed Forces including soldier protection as body armors, respiratory protection, hearing protection and more. 3M is always looking for veterans with strategic thinking, leadership, execution and teamwork skills to fill their many engineering focused opportunities.

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Military engineers with people skills should take a look at engineering openings with Applied Materials. The company is the global leader in materials and engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display, and solar photovoltaic industries. The company has a robust veterans recruiting program — and values the technical skills and leadership traits that military members bring to the table. An associate’s degree and at least 4-7 years of experience are required.

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Verizon is a leading provider of cell phones, communications, internet services, and entertainment across the world. Due to its deep commitment to former service members and their families, Military Times ranked the organization the number one “Best for Vets” employer for 2015 and 2016. Veterans with a bachelor’s degree and several years of related field or work experience should look into the engineering opportunities at Verizon. 

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EMC is a global leader in IT products and services and one of the founding members of the Veteran’s Jobs Mission. Former senior enlisted service members or officers who possess a bachelor’s degree and have experience in systems solutions and IT infrastructure would be well-suited for the various engineering openings at EMC.

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U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball

Editor's Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.

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