Testimonials

Lee M.Graduate of Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program, Hired by Starbucks
“It was a high risk, unknown reward decision to transition out of the military. I was ready for new career experiences, my family was ready to stop moving, and I knew that Seattle was a good spot for IT folk to jump off the wagon.  Full Story
Mary Emmy C.Graduate of the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program - Joint Base Lewis McChord
 While I was in the Military, I was an Intelligence Officer. I served as a Platoon Leader, DEA intelligence analyst, Unit Movement Officer, and Security Manager. I knew I wanted a corporate career, after I retired, but could not find a program that might offer an internship or introduction into the corporate world.  Full Story
Deven R.Graduate of the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program - Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Hired by Starbucks
I have served 10 years in the Air Force all within the field of aircraft maintenance with the exception of the last 3 in which I held the position of an Aircraft Maintenance Instructor.  Full Story
Zach A.Graduate of the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program - Joint Base Lewis McChord, Hired by Centennial Contractors Enterprises Inc.
During my time in the Army, I served as an Engineer Officer in the 555th Engineer Brigade.  I commissioned out of West Point and served five years in active duty.  I served one tour in Afghanistan as a route clearance platoon leader.  Our mission was to keep the roads safe and secure for Coalition Forces in the Zharay District of Kandahar Province.  Full Story
Thasamus E.Graduate of the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program - Fort Hood, Hired by MAXIMUS
My name is Thasamus Eagans, and thanks to Hiring our Heroes, I’m currently a Workforce Management Supervisor at a company called Maximus. I was introduced to Maximus through the Hiring our Heroes Fellowship program at Ft. Hood during their inaugural cohort in the fall of 2015.  Full Story
Benjamin W.Graduate of Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program - Fort Hood
As my Army career was coming to an end, it was time for me to start focusing on my future. During my search, I came across a program called Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  Full Story
Eric P.Graduate of Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program - Fort Hood
While active duty I was a Sergeant First Class 19D Cavalry Scout. I chose the Corporate Fellowship Program because I thought this would be the best way to gain experience and employment after the program was finished so that I would have smooth transition out of the military.  Full Story
Ian S.Graduate of Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program - Joint Base Lewis-McChord
My passion has always been to work in the IT industry and to land a technical job where I can actually roll up my sleeves and work on various platforms.  Throughout my time in the military as a Signal Officer, I was exposed to a few technologies, but my main duties were managerial tasks and general administration.  Full Story
Rodney G.Graduate of Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program - Fort Campbell
My experience in the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program has been very educational and a great way to help in my transition from 20 years of service to a private sector job search. The experiences from working directly with Amazon over the last 12 weeks have been amazing. The ability to step into a large corporation and given free roam was more than I expected.  Full Story
James D.Graduate of Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program - Fort Campbell
My experience with Hiring Our Heroes’ Corporate Fellowship Program revolutionized my outlook on my own transition out of the military. At that time I had no plans on how I was going to search for work outside of the Army and I didn’t even have a resume.  Full Story
Robert B.Graduate of Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program - Fort Carson
Throughout the 12 weeks of the Corporate Fellowship Program we bonded through our weekly class and roundtables and the many networking events we attended. We had the pleasure of meeting with so many company recruiters, human resource professionals and community representatives.  Full Story