Cisco Connects Veterans to Partner Ecosystem through Talent Bridge for Veterans
Talent Bridge for Veterans will enable qualified veterans from around the globe to match their education, skills, and certification requirements to open job opportunities across our partner ecosystem.
An Update on Cisco’s Veterans Program
Over the past year, we’ve focused on helping veterans find jobs in today’s digital economy through IT training and employment programs, as well as partnerships with local and state governments.
Cisco Leading Cyber Training Effort to Help Employ Virginia Veterans
The Virginia Veterans Cyber Training (VVCT), pioneered by Cisco, is a free accelerated online program offering cyber training from Cisco, Amazon Web Services, (ISC)2, Palo Alto Networks, and Fortinet.
Cisco System Engineers Help Veterans’ Families Stay Connected
Through his volunteer work with the Fisher House Foundation, Pete Sawyer is ensuring veterans' families stay connected while their loved ones receive necessary medical treatment.
Innovative Pilot Program Reskills Military Veterans for IT Careers
Arodi Grullon Fernandez spent 12 years in the U.S. military, traveling around the world as a member of the Marine Corps. He’s deployed twice to Afghanistan, once to Iraq, and served countless hours on military bases around the United States. Still, his time as a maintenance chief and platoon sergeant didn’t fully prepare Arodi for […]
Creating a Networking Career Pipeline for Veterans
On August 2, 2016, Cisco launched the Veteran Talent Incubation Program (VTIP) at its Research Triangle Park (RTP) campus in North Carolina. Twelve veterans from area military bases are participating in the program, which spawned from a discussion between Erika Plant and TAC Managers (Chris Phillips, Charles Armstrong and Chris Myers) when they volunteered at […]
Celebrating 10 Years of Giving: Employees Give Back with Care Packages for U.S. Military Members
Led by Cisco’s Veterans Enablement and Troop Support ERO, four sites — San Jose, Ohio, Herndon and Research Triangle Park — held Cisco’s annual Memorial Care Package Drive in honor of Major John D. Gerrie, United States Air Force (USAF). Major Gerrie lost his life January 16, 2016 supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. His spouse, Amy, is […]
Cisco’s Joining Forces Pledge to Veterans
On May 5, First Lady Obama and Dr. Jill Biden hosted over 50 companies at The White House to celebrate the 5th anniversary of their Joining Forces initiative, a nationwide effort that began in 2013 to support veterans and their families through employment, education and wellness opportunities. The participating companies, including Cisco, committed to either hire […]
Cisco Launches NC4ME with IT Awareness Days in North Carolina
Earlier this month, Cisco launched the IT Component of North Carolina for Military Employment (NC4ME), hosting two IT Awareness Days at Camp Lejuene and Fort Bragg in North Carolina. More than 120 transitioning or recently transitioned Service members attended the events, where they learned about North Carolina’s growing IT industry. Service members have the technical […]