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VA Careers has resources to empower you on your journey to finding a fulfilling career at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

At the largest health care system in the country, our providers and support staff help 9 million Veterans reach whole health each year.

Careers at VA

No matter your field, there’s a job at VA for you. Health care providers, administrators, and support professionals help us achieve our mission of caring for the nation’s Veterans.

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I love my job every day. It’s joy, working with this group of Veterans. … This is the best kept secret that most people don’t understand — the care that we give, it’s tremendous.

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Career guidance

There isn’t just one path to a VA job. Check out helpful information for several of our most common applicant groups.

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For Veterans and transitioning military

We’re committed to helping you find rewarding jobs at VA.

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For military spouses

Enjoy a career that gives you the flexibility to support your spouse.


For students and new graduates

With jobs, internships, and training, there’s no better place to start your career journey.

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What to expect in the application process

Before you start your VA job search, take a minute to better understand how the application process works. Review a step-by-step guide that takes you from the exploration phase all the way through to hiring.

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Veterans Benefits

VA benefits assist Veterans and their families with staying healthy, starting careers, earning degrees, buying homes, and more. Help those who have served find what they need, and earn unparalleled rewards of your own, with a career in the Veterans Benefits Administration.

Job openings at VBA
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National Cemetery Administration

The National Cemetery Administration honors the military service of our nation’s Veterans, providing dignified burial services and maintaining lasting memorials. Help families provide a lasting tribute to their loved ones with a rewarding and meaningful career on our team. 

Job openings at NCA
Talk About It Tuesday

Join us for Talk About It Tuesday

Live on Tuesday each week at noon ET on LinkedIn

What does it mean to work at VA? If you talk to our employees, as we often do on our “Talk About It Tuesday” (TAIT) web cast, you’ll find that there’s a common theme among members of our team.

When VA employees join us for the broadcasts, which air each week at noon ET on our LinkedIn page, they’re always quick to share what brought them to VA and what is so special about their work: our mission.

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