The State of Minnesota is proud to be a veteran friendly employer and actively works on getting our veterans back to work. Through recruitment and retention activities, relationships with veteran's organizations and advocates, and a strong commitment to supporting our veterans and their families, the State continues to lead the way in these efforts.
Veteran Interview Legislation for State of Minnesota Government Employment
The State of Minnesota Careers website is the main source for employment opportunities in Minnesota state government and provides applicants with resources for navigating the State's application process, instructions for updating their veteran status on the online application, and more.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) also offers Veterans Employment Services to veterans seeking employment and businesses interested in hiring veterans.
For recruiting resources to attract veteran applicants to opportunities within the State of Minnesota, visit the Equal Opportunity, ADA, Diversity, and Inclusion's Resources Page on the Minnesota Management and Budget website.
The Military Skills Translator on O*Net Online's website provides resources for translating military skills, experience, and training to civilian terms.
Under Executive Order 10-13 Supporting the Selection and Employment of Veterans and Laws of Minnesota 2009, Chapter 94, Article 3, Section 22, all state agencies are required to report their veteran focused recruitment and retention activities on an annual basis. Agencies must report these activities for FY2015 (July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015) to Minnesota Management and Budget by December 31, 2015. State agency veteran focused activities will be included in the required annual veteran report to the legislature.