What is the Transition Goals, Plans, Success (Transition GPS) Program?
Transition GPS is a redesigned transition assistance program that ensures Sailors and their family members are substantially better prepared for civilian life. The program provides extensive tools, education and support needed for a successful transition from military service to the civilian community. Participants will depart the military very “career ready” and with strategies that augment the job search process in today’s market.
In the Transition GPS program, Sailors and family members will assess what interests them the most in the workplace and learn how to increase their marketability, so they may obtain a job they want.
What are some of the services provided by Transition GPS?
- Translating military skills and experience into civilian workforce terms
- Financial planning
- Certification and training resources
- Employment workshop
- Federal and civilian job search techniques
- Resume writing
- VA Benefits and e-Benefits
Transition GPS offers additional Career Track courses for those pursuing the following:
- Accessing Higher Education
- Technical Training
- For more information on Transition GPS and what it can do for you, please contact your local Fleet and Family Support Center.
Military Families in Transition (MFIT) is a 24/7, on-demand series to help families prepare for a smooth transition into civilian life. MFIT provides a clear overview of Fleet and Family Support Center services, Transition Assistance Program Employment Workshops, VA Benefits and the Pre-separation Checklist (DD Form 2648).
Transition GPS Guidance
For Commanders, Command Career Counselors and staff to find Transition GPS policies, Pre-Separation Counseling requirements, Curriculum guides and slides, as well as additional resources.
Transition GPS Prerequisites and Schedules
Find out which one is right for you! Retirees may begin the transition process if they are within 24 months of retirement; servicemembers are eligible to begin the process if they are within 12 months of separation.
Training and Education. Career Resources. Federal Transition Resources. Company Research. Job Fair Schedule. Salary and Compensation. Self-Employment Resources. Relocation Research.
Reserve Transition Assistance
Enhances support for Guard and Reserve families and maintains a Total Force approach to family readiness.
Career Options and Navy Skills Evaluation Program (CONSEP)
This workshop provides enlisted sailors with comprehensive military and civilian career information enabling students to make informed decisions concerning their career path.
CONSEP Training Schedules
The 'first termers' CONSEP is developed specifically for Navy members who have completed two to four years. The Mid-Career course is designed for high performance members who have completed six years. Spouses of participating members are encouraged to participate.