After your career in the military, you will find that the skills you acquired working in digital technology for the military, will also transition smoothly into the civilian workforce.
Before they were famous, many truly influential men and women started by serving their country in the US military or grew up in military families.

Jobs That Translate From Military to Civilian Careers

Today's U.S. military relies heavily on digital equipment and computers - and that means expanded military job opportunities in computer technology including digital media, communications, finance, equipment operation and more.

These military job responsibilities range from managing and repairing equipment, to working on digital, military-based video projects.

After your career in the military, you will find that the skills you acquired working in digital technology for the military, will also transition smoothly into the civilian workforce.


Enlisted Information Technology Specialist is a highly skilled military position for a military computer systems manager.

Responsibilities include managing military websites, installing and configuring hardware and software, network administration, developing new programs, and managing network security.

Military training may be provided to qualified candidates in areas including network management, computer systems concepts, computer program structuring, coding, and debugging.

Enlisted Information Technology careers in the military also transition smoothly into post-military civilian careers in software development and as an IT specialist.


Arts, media, and design are essential components in communicating military news and messages worldwide, from creating training videos to writing and distributing military press releases for public news.

Military careers in arts, media and design include graphic designer, printing specialist, and combat correspondent with responsibilities in digital and print design and production, editing videos, and writing scripts for media outlets.

Military training may be provided for qualified candidates in areas of illustration and graphic techniques, news writing, scripting and special-effects.

Military media jobs translate into post-military careers such as graphic designer, marketing specialist, or journalist.


Communications equipment technicians in the military use computers, antennas, and satellites to control advanced military communications systems.

Military careers in communications include radar and sonar operator, communications equipment operator, and electronics repair person.

Your job responsibilities as a military communications specialist may include troubleshooting aircraft electronics, managing communications equipment, decoding classified messages, and tracking military units.

Upon separating from the military, you will find your skills in demand in the civilian workforce as a navigator, communications center operator or aircraft technician.


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