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MILITARY OUTREACH PROGRAM

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Did you know that Project Management is a great career choice for transitioning military members?

 

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MISSION

Support PMI Military, Veterans and their families.

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PURPOSE

To instill Professionalism, Engagement, Volunteerism, in the Community through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 

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VISION

Veterans helping veterans and spouses, harness their military experience by providing a community of support with access to subject matter knowledge and personal experience(s). 

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Military Outreach Program

In addition to all the existing benefits of a PMI membership, we also offer the following services and resources to help you get started on your new career path:

  1. Support active duty, separated, retired, and spouses of military personnel understand the benefits of a project management accreditation and navigate the application and certification process.
  2. Help military personnel and veterans select PMI certifications and help translate their skills and experience to successfully apply for certification.
  3. Provide networking, educational, and mentorship opportunities
  4. Job Board and other career resources
  5. Contribute to community outreach by Integrating with the veteran community and veteran-friendly companies, with an emphasis on strengthening diversity
  6. Increase awareness and collaboration within a global professional organization
  7. Engage military personnel to consider the project management field and the values, processes, skills, and certifications that PMI offers.
  8. Increase awareness of PMI and PMI MN.

HOW TO JOIN

Contact us at PMIMinnesotaMilitaryLiaison@pmi-mn.org. Ask about our Military Chapter Guest Pass Program to find out if you qualify for a free first year membership to PMI Minnesota Chapter and surrounding area.

Note: You must be a member of PMI Global to join PMI Minnesota Chapter and surrounding area.

“See how PMI can help you get started.” Link to this site: https://www.pmi.org/military

PMI Minnesota Chapter membership offers a community of like-minded professionals that can offer to mentorship, help with skills identification and translation, study groups certification preparation, and finding a job.

 

RESOURCES

PMI Veterans Brochure 2020
- VA Reimbursement:

https://www.va.gov/education/about-gi-bill-benefits/how-to-use-benefits/test-fees/

AF Cool Site:  (Need Military CAC card to access) 100% reimbursement for certain career fields.

- Project management certification for military
- Translating your military experience:  https://www.military2pm.com/

PMI webinars that relate to Military

(PENDING)

E-Books that relate to Military

Translating your Military Experience for the PMP Application , by Retired Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant, Tim Dalhouse