American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping military Veterans make connections in the civilian workforce.
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ACP and its Fortune 500 mentors can help post-9/11 Veterans find meaningful  employment outcomes, whether it’s a higher paying job or a promotion. Since 2010, more than 24,000 Veterans have found success through ACP. Apply today.

  • The average starting salary for Veterans who use ACP is $86,000. 
  • ACP provides quick career advice and networking, with an unlimited amount of business leaders in its free online question and answer community: ACP AdvisorNet. 
  • ACP’s weekly LinkedIn Live series connects Veterans directly to partner companies and hiring managers every Wednesday. 

How to get started 

Visit ACP’s website and fill out a brief application. Answer questions about your career goals, military experience and mentoring preferences.

What to expect after applying? 

  • ACP will reach out within 24 hours and schedule a 15-minute phone call to ask a few more questions to match Veteran with the right mentor. 
  • ACP will introduce you to a mentor within several weeks of your application to the program. ACP will also check in throughout the year to provide customized resources and ensure positive outcomes. Nearly 100% of Veterans would recommend ACP.  
  • All post-9/11 Veterans who served at least 180 days of active duty since 9/11 are eligible.  

The sharing of any non-VA information does not constitute an endorsement of products and services on the part of VA. Veterans should verify the information with the organization offering.

By American Corporate Partners

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Published on Sep. 21, 2022

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  1. Clifford Kincade October 4, 2022 at 9:08 am

    I’m interested.

  2. bob curry September 25, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    I agree, as I Vietnam veteran was denied services because they are limited Post 9/11. Its agree the Post 9/11 should get services as they fought for them. But once again, the country turn their the Vietnam vet, and once again they fu@$% again.

  3. Lasker Bell Jr. September 25, 2022 at 6:24 pm


  4. Daniel Worobey September 25, 2022 at 4:36 pm

    I echo Eric Woods previous comment. Pre 9/11 Veterans are living breathing human beings too with valuable skills and life experience to offer the good of our country and economy.

  5. Wanda Foster September 24, 2022 at 8:46 am

    Some of veterans who are qualify from the program dont want to work. Can other veterans get a chance use the opporunity to get a head on the job. We are team as a veteran- all veterans can use help in difference area. I am caregiver and I work love to help the veteran(talk to them or be in their home to take care of them.

  6. Eric Woods September 23, 2022 at 8:45 am

    I am a Pre9/11 Veteran still in the workforce continually looking for ways to economically improve myself. I find it truly disheartening to see a program like this run by a so called “Non Profit” and worst of all endorsed by the the VA out of reach because my time in in service was before 9/11. In case some of you forgot there were conflicts before 9/11 and the country did need a military presence both foreign and domestically. Someday I hope the VA will see that as during wartime we are a unilateral force and it does not change during peacetime. All Veterans joined to serve and protect our Country.

  7. Pansy Bennett September 22, 2022 at 5:10 pm

    I was a reservist. I was called up to active duty from 2005 to 2011. I am working but need help in getting a better paying job. or just help getting and impressive resume.

  8. JOHN KELLY September 22, 2022 at 4:01 pm

    So my service for 3 years in SE Asia; counts for nothing? Shame on you all!

  9. john G BAILEY September 22, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    Why only post 9-11

    • Mr September 27, 2022 at 9:14 pm

      Because no one wants to help a
      50-year-old perma-temp. Shareholder Capitalism has no use for us.

  10. Clarence Wright September 22, 2022 at 10:11 am

    Yeah I just retired from the Army June 1 of this year and o m seeing veterans get in line like everyone else. I applied for a plethora of positions only to be turned down; 20 years Army Masters Degree and the only organization to give me a chance is FEMA but they are part time and the job is an on call position. I hear veteran this and veteran that but I am not seeing it

  11. Charlie Johnson September 22, 2022 at 10:03 am

    What about veterans who served before 9/11? We do exist!

  12. Donald J. Sanford September 22, 2022 at 9:33 am

    I own a small business and would like to participate in this program.

  13. Paul Barrish September 22, 2022 at 1:26 am

    Does this service offer apply for active duty personnel contemplating leaving active duty?

  14. Jeffrey Baldwin September 21, 2022 at 11:40 pm

    Interesting information about the veterans and the benefits and mentoring available.

  15. Wayne Smith September 21, 2022 at 10:20 pm

    This is a great opportunity for only the veterans who meet the criteria and qualify, I think it would be better if some of the strict rules and regulations were lifted, so that more veterans could be given a better opportunity to become gainfully employed.

  16. BERNABE TEJADA-BATISTA September 21, 2022 at 9:19 pm

    I need help to get a job to pay my expenses.

  17. David Holloway September 21, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    Why does this program isolate those veterans that are pre- 9/11? This sounds like a great program for all veterans.

  18. WILLIE DANNER September 21, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    I’m really interested in some training for becoming a peer-specialist I would love to help others veterans

  19. Reginald Hartfield September 21, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    Thanks and I need the help in advance.

  20. Yvette Phillips September 21, 2022 at 5:59 pm

    I’m a Veteran interested in a career change.

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