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All DVS team members in the education, transition, and employment programs are teleworking, and are connected via phone and e-mail, and can perform almost all direct-service activities for Veterans and their families during normal working hours.

Hire Vets Now Fellowship Employer Application

Virginia Department of Veteran Services (VDVS) and identified community partners have collaborated to facilitate SkillBridge internship connections for transitioning Service members who are separating or retiring from the military. SkillBridge authorization allows eligible Service members with command approval to participate in corporate internships as their place of duty up to 180 days prior to separation. This program is recognized as Navy Region Mid-Atlantic approved SkillBridge Program, but individuals from all Service branches are invited to participate

This questionnaire will address four types of Fellowship programs:

Apprenticeship Programs – A combination of on-the-job training (OJT) and related classroom instruction under the supervision of a journey-level craft person or trade professional in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation.

Internship Programs – An internship is a workplace learning experience that assists participants to prepare for employment by observing and performing, within the employer’s operating environment, the work activities performed by members of the employer’s workforce. Internships may be completed in Federal, State, or local government or in the private sector (either for-profit or not-for -profit).

Employment Skills Programs – Training or education to acquire the skills required to obtain employment, advance in employment, or adapt to the changing demands of the workplace.

Job Training Programs – A method of preparing individuals to perform specific tasks by providing information about the task; demonstrations of how the tasks are performed; opportunities for the individuals to perform the tasks; and assessments of each individual’s level of performance.

For more information on program types, see the Fellowship Program Types and Criteria Description List. Please keep these descriptors in mind as you indicate the details of your proposed Fellowship program.

Please provide the name, position, phone number, and email address of the person responsible for completing this form:






Employer Enrollment Form