How Veterans can make the most out of LinkedIn

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As a partner of the VA, LinkedIn is proud to offer all Veterans one year of free access to our premium subscription. Whether through this offer, dozens of hours of LinkedIn Learning content, or the networks, data, and advice that empower you to get ahead, LinkedIn is committed to supporting your successful transition.

As the leader of LinkedIn’s Veterans initiatives, I’m regularly asked for advice by service members and Veterans going through the process of transitioning to civilian life. Below you’ll find a list of actions and resources that will bring you a leap forward in your transition.

Sign up for one year of premium for free

LinkedIn provides all eligible Veterans a free upgrade to a Premium Job Seeker account for one year. This offer can be redeemed at However, there are a few requirements to take advantage of this offer:

You must not currently have a Premium subscription. If you are paying for Premium now or are currently on a 30-day free trial, you must cancel your subscription (via LinkedIn or iOS) and let it lapse before you apply for this offer. If you were asked for credit card information while signing up for any version of Premium, that is not the offer for Veterans. Cancel that before you apply for this. You must properly identify your military service on your profile. When selecting “company” in the experience section of your profile, you need to find the right military branch page to