Bank of America has proudly supported the U.S. military and veterans for more than 90 years. Learn more about our commitment to improving the transition from military life to civilian life. This commitment is lead by our Military Affairs Team, a dedicated group of leaders within Bank of America focused on service members and their families, and their successful reintegration into the civilian sector.
We’re honored to have so many veterans working at Bank of America, and value all they bring to our team. They make us stronger. That’s why we’ve dedicated resources to hire 10,000 veterans, guard and reservists over the next few years. It’s also why we’ve developed programs, resources and networks to help them succeed at our company.
As you start your transition from the military, we hope you’ll consider Bank of America.
Here are a few of the resources we have to help veterans build their careers at Bank of America:
Military and Veteran Recruiting
We’re committed to hiring our nation’s veterans and Guard and Reserve members. We pledge our support through many partnerships and resources to help transitioning military members and their families adjust to civilian life.
Veteran's Associate Program (VAP) - Global Banking & Markets
Are you, or someone you know, interested in joining a formal program for transitioning veterans in New York City? Our Global Banking & Markets business is hosting a unique 10-week rotational program for recently transitioning veterans. The program includes training and development, access to senior leaders, networking, market compensation and the opportunity to be considered for full time employment at the conclusion of the program.
Global Technology & Operations Military Development Program
The Global Technology & Operations Military Development Program is designed to give our veteran leaders the opportunity to successfully leverage military experience and skills in our corporate environment. The program is designed to give associates the necessary tools to further manage their professional development, realize their future potential, and maximize their contributions to Bank of America.
Two 1-year rotational assignments during which potential roles/rotations may include:
Operations Analyst; Operations Manager; Operations Consultant; Process Design Analyst/Consultant; Sr. Operational Risk Specialist; Trade Control Analyst; Operational Risk Specialist; Service Delivery Consultant; Sr. Information Security Engineer; Technology Business Development; Technology Lead/Manager; Risk Technology
Learn more about Global Technology & Operations Military Development Program
The program focuses on operational line of business functions within Bank of America and provides associates with the opportunity to experience two different assignments in two different groups. Participants will be involved in a variety of activities designed to foster teamwork, encourage networking and demonstrate Bank of America’s vision and culture. Participants are given the opportunity to attend program events and will be encouraged to further develop leadership skills by leading initiatives, teams and strategy.
- Must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Engineering or a related field
- 3.0 GPA or greater
- Candidates must have served as a Commissioned Officer or Sr NCO in the U.S. Military
- Must have honorable discharge from any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and be within 12 months of separation from Active Duty(National Guard or Reservists are eligible)
- Proven leadership experience with the capability to lead collaborative teams to achieve short or long term goals
- Exceptional communication and presentation skills
- Strong analytical skills
- Strategic thinker with the ability to translate tactics into broader application across multiple audiences
- Sound judgment and the ability to deal with ambiguity and high pressure situations in a changing environment
- Ability to lead and manage people (indirect & direct)
- Ability to inspect and understand a business end to end (process & risks)
- Ability to influence change adoption, lead quality focus
- Ability to demonstrate adaptability and flexibility
Our innovative learning series is customized for the employees we hire from the military, and their managers. The series connects employees to a virtual “battle buddy” and helps address some of the more common cultural challenges military employees encounter when transitioning to the corporate workplace
- Those who know us best, our employees, contribute to the series:
- Leaders speak to the value veterans bring to our team
- Former service members, now Bank of America employees, share their experiences and tips for a successful career with us
Military Support and Assistance Group
Our Military Support and Assistance Group (MSAG) connects veterans, family members and colleagues who simply want to show their support. MSAG helps members network, develop and in their careers, and give back to communities.
(MSAG) is an employee resource network for military employees, their colleagues, families and supporters. The group helps military employees connect with fellow veterans, while also offering opportunities to network and develop in their career. In partnership with Bank of America Community Volunteers, MSAG identifies volunteer efforts that serve to support the families of deployed Guard and Reserve employees. MSAG has also created the Veteran Transition Sponsor Program, which helps deploying military employees connect with others who have deployed. The employees receive coaching and mentorship from senior leaders on how to support their career while serving their country. Each deployed employee is assigned a sponsor who provides contact and support before, during and after their deployment to assist with their transition to and from their role within Bank of America. Sponsors also serve as a point of contact for family members, should they have questions or need assistance from someone with Bank of America.
Bank of America Initiatives
We show our dedication to veterans and their families through a wide range of initiatives. From philanthropic and community outreach to donating homes and employee resource networks we’re honored to support the military.