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Pilot targets young vets in the real world

From Wal-Mart to Cisco to AT&T, a plethora of companies are making pledges to hire veterans. But physically tracking down those potential employees — particularly young Marines — is a surprising problem that one pilot program is trying to solve.

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Patricia Reily, Ed.D. Director Troops to Engineers San Diego State University 7:36pm January 21, 2013

Hey--We've got a 100% success rate at SDSU with our Troops to Engineers SERVICE Program. To date we have placed 59 veterans in paid engineering internships and/or new graduate positions. We have 120 veterans in Engineering at SDSU and our goal is to make sure everyone of them is successful. I have a data base and I know each student veteran personally. We are making a difference one young veteran at a time.

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