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Education. Helping veterans with resources to succeed

EDUCATION

JPMorgan Chase is committed to providing education and training resources to help veterans successfully transition from the military and have successful careers.

 

Bridging Civilian and Military Cultures


JPMorgan Chase has developed several internal training programs to help veterans successfully transition to the civilian workforce and assist hiring managers and other employees better understand military culture.

One course, Introduction to Hiring Military Candidates, orients hiring managers on the value military veterans bring to the organization and helps them understand how to apply military acquired skills in their new careers. Our firm has also held several internal workshops for managers and employees on the firm’s military and veterans initiatives.


Institute for Veterans and Military Families


Founded in 2011 through a cooperative effort between JPMorgan Chase and Syracuse University, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families Opens third party site disclosure in a new window at Syracuse University is the first national center in higher education focused on the social, economic, education and policy issues impacting veterans and their families post-service. Through a focus on educational programs, employment and actionable research, the institute provides in-depth analysis of the challenges facing the veteran community, captures best practices, and serves as a forum to facilitate strong relationships between the individuals and organizations committed to making a difference for veterans and military families.

Veterans Technology Program at Syracuse University


With support from JP Morgan Chase, Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies offers a tuition-free Veterans Technology Program Opens third party site disclosure in a new window, a non-credit certificate program. The program is available to both employed and unemployed, post 9/11 veterans with a minimum of a high school diploma, and is comprised of two certificates, VET 1: Career Skills for Global Enterprises and VET 2: Applied Technology Education.

Students receive insight into a variety of IT industries, learn to create a development plan and execute a job search, learn about corporate culture and receive a technical education in a specific concentration of their choice.


Scholarships for Servicemembers and Their Dependents


Since 2003, Chase has supported higher education scholarships through the Air Force Club Membership Scholarship Program. Administered by the Air Force Services Agency, the program is open to active duty Club members and their dependents to help ease the costs of higher education. For 14 consecutive years, the Air Force Club has provided $25,000 to the winners of its essay contest each of whom receives a one-year, $1,000 award. Applicants are invited to submit a 500-word essay on ‘What does it mean to be part of the Air Force Family?’ In 2010, 130 applicants were considered for the awards.