West TN A&M Veteran’s Program
“People who come to us from a military background have transferable skills, but the classifications that they put on their resumes don’t translate as well,” explained Executive Director of Western Tennessee A&M Kier Thomas. “In reality they are very highly skilled in tech positions when they serve. It’s our job then to take what’s in their background and help them build a resume that others can interpret for careers that are available.”
ER2 was happy to return the favor of serving those who have served our country, providing 200 laptops to help service members find meaningful employment through WTAM’s free training for military students. With a course offering of more than 150, the doors of opportunity can truly be opened for this deserving student population.
Read more about Kier Thomas’ “godwink” moment at ER2