Fast Track was created to give you all the tools you need to successfully transition into civilian employment. Here you can:
Learn about different industries and their career paths and how you can fit into them.
Read Success Stories
View and read stories of others who've successfully transitioned into careers.
Connect with Employers
Get connected to industry leading employers ready to help you with your career transition.
Search for Careers
Find great job opportunities with companies that are eager to hire military talent.
One of the toughest steps to take on your career path is also one of the first: choosing your industry. Many industries are more than military-friendly—they are military-ready. A military-ready industry has 1) in-demand career opportunities, 2) companies actively recruiting veterans and their families, and 3) military jobs that directly translate into civilian careers. Choose an industry below and start exploring.
It’s easy to think that agriculture is all about farming and ranching. But that’s just the start of its many employment opportunities.
Between automakers and their suppliers, no other manufacturing sector creates as many jobs as the automotive industry.
The entertainment industry generates $150 billion in the United States annually through film, television, and radio.
Decisions made by the financial services organizations impact governments and companies from all other industries.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Whether in weddings, birthdays, or just a family dinner, we are a part of most major events across the nation.
On average, hotel and hospitality workers are bringing home roughly double the minimum wage.
People and companies rely on the insurance industry to ensure they are prepared for the future.
Robotics, lasers, machining, welding—today’s industry isn’t your grandfather’s manufacturing.
Oil & Gas
Oil and natural gas industry fuels the American economy and works toward the nation’s energy security.
Trucking is the bedrock of the economy since it transports nearly 70% of all U.S. freight.
Veteran Employment Leaders
Click on the logos below to learn more about each of the nation's top military employers who are committed to:
- Hiring veterans and military spouses
- Establishing best practices for veterans employment
- Reporting measures (job opportunities, interviews, placements)
- Providing mentors to help transitioning service members and military spouses, with the support of the Chamber’s extensive grassroots network
- Enlisting the commitment of thousands of small and medium-sized businesses across America to do the same