Military & Veteran Services Newsletter

October 27, 2017

Did You Know?

Servicemembers and veterans of the U.S. military can receive a 1-year free premium career subscription to LinkedIn.

The LinkedIn for Veterans program highlights all the resources available to veterans through LinkedIn, to include the free premium subscription for 1 year.Daniel Savage, Head of Veteran Programs at LinkedIn, offers insight into how you can make the most of LinkedIn.

The LinkedIn for Veterans Learning Course is a scaled-down version of the LinkedIn/SVA seminar series highlighted below. For those who are unable make the four 1-hour webinars, this 1-hour course gives many of the highlights and key takeaways from those sessions.

Slides from the first 2 LinkedIn/SVA webinars are available at

Student Veteran Spotlight

Congratulations to Ed Tjaden, 3rd year Law Army student veteran and WUVets president, who received the VFW’s SportClips Help a Hero Scholarship the past few years. He was recently taped sharing his story about his military service, his family and his current educational pursuits. Check out Ed’s video at

Upcoming Events

Early Bird Rates Expire This Week – Student Veterans of America (SVA) National Conference

This is the last week and your final reminder to register for #NatCon2018 and receive early bird pricing. Register now to receive the early bird pricing of $125 for student veterans and $200 for general attendees. If you’re a student veteran, you can save $25 by providing your LinkedIn profile to be added to our professional network. Hurry now before rates increase October 28th!

Student Veterans of America’s 10th Annual National Conference will take place January 4 – 6, 2018 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas. This is the nation’s largest gathering of post-9/11 veterans designed to empower tomorrow’s leaders. Next year, we decide how we’re going to shape the future of America and celebrate a decade of SVA’s impact in higher education! Next year we’re Defining Our Future.