Education and Career Counseling

If you are transitioning out of active service soon, you are entitled to free educational and career counseling services.

Are you eligible for services?

Yes, if:

Who is covered

You and your dependents

Available benefits

Academic and career counseling


How it works

As a transitioning Servicemember, you are eligible to receive the following services:

  • Counseling to help you decide which civilian or military occupations to pursue.
  • Educational and career counseling to help you find a training program or job.
  • Academic and adjustment counseling to help resolve issues that interfere with your success in training or employment.

Use CareerScope®, the VA aptitude assessment tool, at no cost.

How to apply

  • Log in to eBenefits.
  • Select “Apply.”
  • Select “Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Benefits.”
  • Apply for “Educational and Career Counseling.”

If you are eligible, VA will invite you to attend an orientation session at the nearest VA regional office.