​​Wisconsin employers want you.

We understand how important finding meaningful work is to you as you embark on civilian life. You can have a real impact here, in industries that are making the world a better place. You’ll find positions aligned with the skills you acquired in the military.

Wisconsin employers appreciate the talents you honed during your service—working as part of a team, handling pressure, meeting deadlines, giving and following directions and being adaptable. Many employers in the state have earmarked thousands of jobs specifically for veterans while others offer accelerated training programs that get you on the job faster. Wisconsin’s global leadership in cutting-edge industries creates worldwide demand for products and technologies made here. And that means family-supporting jobs in manufacturing, healthcare, information technology, aerospace, construction and more.


5th Lowest Unemployment Rate

Wisconsin has the 5th lowest unemployment rate in the nation.

Top Third In the Nation for Job Market Strength

WI ranks in the top third in the U.S. for job market strength.

#1 for work-life balance

Wisconsin is home to the city ranked #1 in the U.S. for work-life balance.

350 On-the-Job Training and Apprenticeships

The Wisconsin GI Bill includes on-the-job training or apprenticeships to learn a valuable trade or skill.

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Our residents are some of the happiest and most ambitious people in the nation—but don’t just take our word for it. Take theirs.

“I was able to find a really fulfilling job, I found a lot of friends and a lot of activities that I could participate in after work: playing volleyball, going to live music, going to open galleries.”


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