The Veterans OnwardTM* program program at Austin College empowers transitioning service members (TSMs) to address their personal, educational, and professional goals as they return to the American civilian community. This program pairs tailored academic degree programs with local internship opportunities to help students develop an action plan centering on future employment in Grayson County.
About this Program
The partnership between Austin College and Veterans Onward combine the College’s student-centered, liberal arts-based approach with the Veterans Onward curriculum to prepare transitioning service members for civilian life through educational and vocational mentorship.
About Veterans OnwardTM*
The primary goal of Veterans Onward is to empower transitioning service members (TSMs) to successfully address their personal and professional needs during the transition process back into the broader American civilian community. Veterans Onward assists the TSM in achieving a “soft-landing” for Veterans and their families. Reducing transition stress can reduce the risk of Veteran suicide.
About Austin College
Austin College is a private, residential, co-educational college dedicated to educating undergraduate students in the liberal arts and sciences. The mission of Austin College is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences in order to prepare them for rewarding careers and for full, engaged, and meaningful lives.
The Veterans Onward program at Austin College will accept service members for the internship portion of the program during spring and summer semesters. Those interested can either apply below or through the Soldier for Life webpage: USArmySFL - Homepage
*Veterans Onward is a trademark of Veterans Onward, a nonprofit sister corporation of the ETS Sponsorship Program. Used under license.