Career Development

VLP’s comprehensive Career Development programs assist Veterans in securing professionally, emotionally, and financially rewarding careers.

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Career Development

VLP’s Career Development team works directly with Veterans who are unemployed and underemployed to explore their existing skills and desires in order to maximize their career potential.  VLP equips Veterans with the confidence and tools needed to successfully navigate the challenges of entering the workforce or advancing in an existing career.   

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Our Programs


  • Resume and Cover Letter 
  • Mock Interviews 
  • Transportation Assistance 
  • Professional and Vocational Attire 
  • Job Training 
  • Case Management
  • Licenses and Certifications

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Veteran Status 
  • Looking for assistance obtaining employment 
  • No income guidelines 
  • Serving Veterans throughout VLP’s 30 countywide service delivery area 

For assistance call 412-481-8200.

VLP Program Guide – Updated December

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Success Stories

Mr. Simmons began working with VLP’s Employment Team when he was unemployed and looking for a full-time career.  VLP tailored and developed a professional resume with Mr. Simmons that showcased his employment history and strengths. Within days of completing his resume, Mr. Simmons applied to various jobs and VLP advocated on his behalf. In preparation for his interviews, VLP conducted mock interviews with Mr. Simmons and helped him create and practice his elevator pitch.  Mr. Simmons is now employed full-time and thriving.  Congratulations Mr. Simmons!

“I was truly blessed by finding VLP.  Their help was tremendous in reinventing myself for new employment.  Straight A’s for VLP!”

—Veteran Simmons

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Success Stories

Leona, a United States Army Veteran, asked VLP for assistance in locating additional training and employment opportunities.  As a Licensed Practical Nurse, Leona was specifically looking for a career in the medical field.  VLP assisted Leona in editing and tailoring her resume, locating job opportunities in her area and also assisted with paying for car repairs necessary to get to and from interviews and employment opportunities.   Once offered a great career as an LPN, VLP assisted Leona with obtaining work clothing so that she could start right away.  Leona is now working in the field and area that she loves; congratulations Leona!

—Veteran Leona

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Veterans Leadership Program (VLP) is Pennsylvania’s premier Veteran-centric 501(c)3 (25-1434643) organization providing essential services to Veterans and their families. Whether you’re looking for help or you want to get involved with VLP’s mission, please reach out for more information and we’ll get you the resources you need as soon as possible.