Immersive, Targeted Approach to Career Transition
BreakLine Tech is designed to help you pivot into your career in technology. The program provides a combination of in-depth discussions with industry leaders, classroom learning with distinguished faculty, and onsite visits with top tech companies. You will get an inside view into leading organizations while building your professional network.
BreakLine works closely with participants from the moment they are admitted – from resume reviews to sourcing relevant roles to interview prep. All admits are also showcased in our online BreakLine Talent Portfolio, which enables our partners to contact them about open roles. These conversations continue during and beyond the program. The BreakLine team sticks with you every step of the way.
Interested applicants who are unable to attend an in-person program can fill out an application for the BreakLine Talent Portfolio.
Our upcoming BreakLine Tech programs will run on the following dates:
- July 18 – 20, 2018
- September 24 – October 3, 2018
- January 28 – February 6, 2019
- April 15 – 24, 2019
- July 15 – 19, 2019
- September 16 – 25, 2019
You can apply the skills you learn in the classroom directly to the workplace.
Build the business foundation you need to launch your career in tech.
Gain insight into the tech industry that will help you to hit the ground running.
Communication & Style
Develop your personal elevator pitch and translate your military experience.
Meet mentors who can help you navigate your transition.
Connect with industry leaders and grow your professional network.
Meet our BreakLiners
Participants come from all five branches of the military and go on to join some of the most exciting companies in the world.
—Kathy Borkoski, Navy
BreakLine helped me determine what I valued most for company culture, role, and stage, and gave me the skills to successfully interview for great positions in the tech industry.
—Matt Basso, Navy
BreakLine stands out head and shoulders above the rest. The BreakLine team helped me turn my goal of working in the tech industry into a reality through incredible networking opportunities, actionable guidance, and continued emphasis on the strengths I brought to the table as a veteran.
—Ben Stein, Navy
BreakLine is THE best program for transitioning service members. It was by far the most complete, most impactful resource I found as I left the military to begin a new career in tech.
—Alvaro Yanes, Marine Corps
BreakLine is in a league of its own. They provide a superb, robust, and comprehensive program aimed at bringing out the best in their participants. BreakLine has made a true impact on my personal and professional life. There's no program like it!
Manager, Text Analytics & Social, Medallia
—Brennan Lawson, Air Force
BreakLine owns the best transition curriculum and is a phenomenal source of mentorship and empowerment.
—Mandy Birch, Air Force
BreakLine provided me with a quantum leap in establishing a network and learning about the tech industry. The program led me to discover an exciting new role where my strengths, interests, and skills are all aligned with an amazing team.
Director, Program Management, Rigetti Computing
—Gabe Sganga, Marine Corps
I can’t say enough about how incredible the BreakLine program experience was for me. The personalized coaching and guidance helped open doors and was instrumental in building my confidence.
Site Reliability Operations Analyst, Palantir
—Dan Sheets, Air Force
No other program will provide you with the necessary network and connections to break into tech like BreakLine will. I can't recommend this program highly enough to do it justice.
Customer Success Manager, MuleSoft
—Lara Harris, Air Force
BreakLine is hands down the best resource for veterans. They connected me with top companies and provided personal coaching and mentoring throughout the entire hiring process. It's the only program I recommend to fellow vets!
Talent Operations Manager, Square
—Geoff Schultz, Navy
BreakLine was invaluable to my transition out of the military and exceeded my expectations in every way. The personalized guidance and mentorship provided me with a tremendous amount of confidence as I navigated the process of finding a job in tech. I cannot recommend BreakLine highly enough.
Site Reliability Engineer, Medallia
—Brent Chapman, Army
BreakLine were expert sherpas in my transition - they guided me through an unfamiliar process with aplomb, provided personalized advice for my unique interests and added clarity to the nuances and language of employers. I highly recommend BreakLine to any veteran looking to make a smooth transition into high impact roles in technology or business.
—Jeff Kim, Army
BreakLine is by far the most valuable resource available to transitioning veterans. Their powerful network and unparalleled commitment to helping veterans helped open doors that I had previously only dreamed of.
—John Kosequat, Air Force
BreakLine provided a life changing opportunity for me and my family. They provide an invaluable personalized experience and they open doors you never even knew existed. Their commitment to helping veterans find amazing careers is above any other organization out there.
Site Reliability Operations Analyst, Palantir
—Najeeb Ahmed, Air Force
BreakLine afforded me an incredible opportunity to immerse myself in the business and culture of tech and unlocked a world of limitless possibilities.
Staff Technical Program Manager, Medallia
—Adam Faul, Marine Corps
BreakLine provided unmatched mentorship, coaching, and interview guidance, as well as unparalleled access to key veteran advocates throughout Silicon Valley.
Intellectual Property Operations, Facebook
—Heather Holcomb, Marine Corps
BreakLine not only fundamentally changed the way I view my career transition, but also how I view myself and my potential.
Senior Product Manager,
—Joshua Jones, Army
BreakLine seamlessly connects transitioning veterans to the tech industry. Leveraging their network, knowledge, and experience, BreakLine provides the best available product to vets in all stages of their journey from military to civilian employment.
Manager, Business Operations, PayPal
—Zayn Knaub, Air Force
BreakLine exceeded my expectations in every way! Utilizing a combination of mentorship, education, and networking, BreakLine enabled me to bridge the gap between my transition and employment at a top tech company.
Customer Success Manager, Mulesoft
—Monica Laux, Marine Corps
BreakLine helped me articulate my skills and experience and successfully navigate the interview and hiring process from start to finish. Any veteran considering a career in tech should do themselves a favor and connect with the amazing team at BreakLine.
Measurement Partnerships Lead, Facebook
—David Walsh, Navy
BreakLine gave me the insight, vocabulary, and confidence to translate my military skills and experience into language that opened doors into the tech community.
Marketing Intelligence Solutions Engineer, Facebook
—Jessica Agnew, Navy
BreakLine not only provided me with networking opportunities, coaching, and key insight into the tech industry, but also helped me identify a career path I am truly passionate about. It was the single most valuable resource in my transition."
—Matt Brendel, Navy
BreakLine bolstered my confidence, opened my perspective to untraditional opportunities, and directly led to my first civilian position.
Customer Solutions Analyst, Medallia
—Victor Corral, Navy
BreakLine will connect you to the people and companies that you need to know to transition out of the military and into a great role.
—John Newdick, Marine Corps
There is no better military transition experience than BreakLine. The program delivers an astounding amount of information in such a concise format that it rivals the results of the best business schools. Find a way to include BreakLine into your plan!
Business Integrity Associate, Escalations, Facebook
—Vicky Langston, British Army
BreakLine provided me with unique insight into opportunities in tech and encouraged me to aim high. It was the single best decision I made during my transition and stands unrivaled in terms of its scope as well as reach!
—Latham Turner, Navy
Attending BreakLine was the best decision I made in my transition. It helped me understand my potential and provided guidance that enabled me to succeed now and in the future.
—Shane Moses, Navy
BreakLine has opened doors that I never thought possible. The coaching and genuine care that you get from the team every step of the way is unrivaled. I HIGHLY recommend it to every veteran looking to start a meaningful career in tech!
Customer Success Manager,
—Jen Oh, Air Force
BreakLine provides the coaching, training, support network, and motivation to cross the finish line. I can't thank the team enough for helping me develop the meaningful connections and career insights that led to my current opportunity.
Product Launch Manager,
—Sulev Suvari, Army
A phenomenal opportunity. BreakLine provides unparalleled access to the tech community and its leaders. The coaching, industry connections, and skills provided were essential to my success.
Business Planning Manager,
—Jay Warren, Army
BreakLine delivers a complete package that is unsurpassed by any other transition program available. Their mentorship, network, and on-going support come together to help motivated and talented Veterans navigate unchartered territory. You bring the hustle, BreakLine brings the roadmap!
Operations Integrity Manager, Facebook
—Danny Austin, Marine Corps
I highly recommend BreakLine to all veterans but especially to those with ambitions to be tech leaders. There is simply no better resource out there.
—Katherine Williams, Air Force
BreakLine was hands down the most valuable resource during my transition process. The networking, mentorship, and knowledge I gained throughout the program and the interview process was invaluable. BreakLine opened the door to the tech industry for me and enabled me to successfully land my first job outside of the military.
Business Development Representative, BMC Software
—Andrew Vu, Navy
BreakLine's combination of actionable insight, meaningful mentorship, and access to unique job opportunities is in a league of its own. I learned - and accomplished - more to advance my transition during the program than I had in the previous 8 months of trying on my own.
—Skyler Brown, Army
BreakLine gave me the tools to assess opportunities holistically, the framework to interview from a position of strength, and a substantial network that I can count on.
Innovation and Strategy Operations MBA internship, HP
—Molly Peterson, Air Force
BreakLine was by far the best resource I encountered during my transition. The comprehensive program provided the unwavering support and essential tools I needed to successfully begin a career that, six months ago, was just a dream.
Business Integrity Team Lead, Facebook
—Gordon McDonald, Navy
BreakLine taught me that starting anew doesn’t mean starting over. The program helped me translate my military experiences, provided me access to a vast network of tech professionals, and personally coached me through every step of the transition. If you have the drive, they will open the door.
Sales Operations Manager,
—David Fowles, Army
BreakLine is amazing! The team was instrumental in providing me with the tools I needed to prepare for everything I faced – from industry research, to resume writing, to interviews and finally to negotiations and offer acceptance. They were there every step of the way.
Senior Manager, Process Improvements, Amgen
—Kymberly Penson, Army
If you are considering BreakLine, I would say absolutely, hands down do it. It was a complete game-changer.
Customer Success Manager,