Returning to civilian life after being in the military is not an easy transition. AMU's Michelle Beshears writes about how her plans for a life of military service was disrupted after an unexpected medical discharged at the age of 29. Learn how she transitioned from the service to civilian life and how education helped her start a new career in academia.
AMU professor Michael Beshears writes about the turning point in his military career that prompted him to start thinking about what he wanted to do after his military service. Remember, it's never too late to earn a college degree that can help put you on path to a new career as a civilian.
AMU Intelligence Studies professor Beth Subero writes about her experience transitioning into academia after a 21-career in the military. Her experience as an Air Force Intelligence Officer provided her the ability to continue her own education as well as pursue opportunities to teach others. If you’re someone who may someday want to make the transition from the military to a profession in higher education, Professor Subero offers several tips that might help you in your journey.
Are you considering changing careers? AMU criminal justice professor, Dr. Ron Wallace, shares the different phases of his career and how he went from being a parole/probation officer to finding his next passion, which was providing technology solutions for correctional facilities. After a downturn in the economy, he decided to go back to school and the rest is history. What lessons can you learn from Dr. Wallace's experience changing careers?
By Leischen Stelter
It’s no secret that today’s job market is competitive. It can be difficult to find a job even with the necessary experience and education. So what happens when you want to start a new career, when you want to transition to a new field?