advance toward your career goals

Introducing Shift's Career Accelerator

Set your aspirations in your career field of choice and pursue them with success through this free, multi-week career advancement program for veterans and service members with clear post-service career goals.

When veterans work together, they win

Tell your story with confidence to a network of hiring partners after completing a Career Accelerator and learning from industry experts and insiders.
Overcome the barriers in your post-military career
Learn career advancement strategies directly from leaders in your field including stories and practical tips from how they rose to the top.
Get 1:1 support from like-minded peers
Move forward with a cohort of fellow veterans, industry leaders, and inside experts for added support and guidance.
Stand out in Shift’s diverse hiring network
Be featured directly to Shift hiring partners after completing the Career Accelerator and gaining the tools and insights to shine in Shift’s Talent Spotlight.

What to expect from your
4-week program

  • Begin each week with all industry tracks together in our Monday “All Hands” sessions, led by Shift CEO Mike Slagh and VP of Community Dan Savage.
  • Build critical career advancement skills like winning allies through storytelling, networking toward your goals, and interviewing like a pro.
  • Attend one 90-minute “industry track” breakout session per week where you’ll learn from key industry leaders about what right looks like in their field.
  • Take your learning further with our weekly “Communicating Your Value” series on LinkedIn profiles, resumes, salary negotiations, and Shift’s Talent Spotlight.
  • Opt-in for a weekly lunch and learn from our hiring partners to get the scoop on their talent acquisition process.
  • Build a community of peers with similar career goals to yours, sharing contacts, resources, and opportunities to get ahead.

Choose a career track that aligns with your goals

Join weekly industry-specific breakout sessions to learn tools and tips to get ahead from key leaders and mentors.
  • Project & Program Management
  • Sales & Customer Operations
  • Software & Data
  • People Operations & Recruiting

Common Questions

Still have questions about the Career Accelerator Program? See more FAQs here.
Advance toward your career goals

Ready to take your career to the next level?

Reinvest in yourself and apply to Shift's Career Accelerator. All members of the military community are eligible to join for free.

Current and former members of the US Military are eligible to join.