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Military to Civilian Career Resources

Find (And Get) Your Ideal Security Role

You have many options for a civilian career—but how do you find the right one and convince hiring managers you’re the right fit for the job?

A career in security management plays to your professional strengths and your personal sense of duty. Ensure your updated resume effectively communicates your valuable experience in a way that is recognized within the private sector. Use ASIS International’s professional resources, including military to civilian career maps and acronym and accomplishment translation guides, to get started.

Map Your Future

Leadership. Discipline. Crisis management. Problem solving. You’ve honed valuable career skills, so make sure they impress hiring managers when you apply for a new security role. Use these specialized tools, tailored to your specific branch of service, to highlight your accomplishments and help your resume stand out.

Explore these career resources.



What ASIS Certification Can Do for You

Validate your expertise and affirm your commitment to excellence. ASIS credentials are recognized worldwide as a mark of security mastery. The certification program includes:

ASIS certifications are available to you whether you are active duty or a veteran as long as you meet the minimum requirements. Don’t wait to get started on your future!

Qualified U.S. applicants may receive reimbursement for the certification exams through the G.I. Bill. An application is available at or call +1.888.442.4551 and request VA Form 22-1990.

Aim Toward Success

Further your career at any stage with these professional development resources:

  • Classroom and in-house training
  • Webinars and online courses
  • Certification prep courses
  • Executive education programs
  • Conferences

  • Scholarships and grants for military and law enforcement professionals

Join Your Security Community

There are so many opportunities to learn, grow, and position yourself for success with ASIS International! 

You’ll connect with a global network of 34,600 security professionals (including Veterans in our Military and Veterans Community as well as our Law Enforcement Liaison Community). Plus, you’ll access exclusive digital tools and content, virtual events, and more (and get many of these resources at a discount). If you want a thriving civilian security career, this is where you belong.