The Career Center provides information all branches of the U.S. armed services, active duty and reserves in addition to the Federal and State National Guard. Also, on the Resource shelf, there are pamphlets and brochures students may take. In addition, students may access the following web resources for military information:
Branches of the United States Military
The military academies to which students may apply are:
Careers in the Military
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test is a career assessment for military and civilian jobs. The Career Center usually hosts the ASVAB test once a semester. Once the results are in, there will be an interpretation of scores offered to the student.
Information on military careers can be found at Military Careers Online.
Several branches of the military offer scholarships for students who chose to participate in Reserve Officer Training programs:
- Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarships are offered at hundreds of colleges and universities across the nation. They are awarded on a competitive basis to entering freshmen.
- Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) college scholarship program targets students pursuing technical degrees, such as certain engineering and science programs. AFROTC scholarships are awarded on the basis of individual merit, not financial need.
- Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program offers young men and women an opportunity to qualify for commissions in the Navy and Marine Corps while attending college. This four-year scholarship is available to recent high school graduates and is awarded annually on the basis of high school class standings, college entrance test scores, extracurricular activities, and leadership skills.