A career-building program that helps student-veterans land jobs will host former participants on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at UMass Lowell, where they will share their success stories with their peers.
The Edge4Vets workshop series takes participants from boots-on-the-ground experiences to business-suit opportunities by helping them translate their military strengths into tools for the civilian workplace
Local campuses including UMass Lowell are stepping up their support of veterans, setting up resource centers to assist with paperwork, fostering student veteran organizations, and boosting mental health counseling.
Now 26 and a nutritional-science senior at UMass Lowell, Iraq War veteran Justin Mayhew is one of four students who have developed a new application to help the military.
Under a unique partnership between the Chirag Foundation, NetScout Systems and UMass Lowell, student veterans are gaining valuable hands-on technology experience while earning their degrees.
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