Immersive, Targeted Approach to Career Transition
BreakLine Finance is designed to help you begin your career in the financial services industry. The program provides a combination of classroom learning with distinguished faculty and in-depth discussions with industry leaders. You will get an inside view into the financial services industry while building your professional network.
Executives will lead sessions on finance, organizational design, culture, and expected future trends. These sessions will give you insight into the financial services industry and help you determine where you would be interested in building your career.
Faculty from top universities will teach you business fundamentals, including operations, marketing, and strategy. With this foundation in business, you can translate and leverage your experience with your future employers and colleagues.
BreakLiners receive mentorship from industry executives who provide guidance on everything from communications and style to career opportunities.
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 financial services.
Gain insight into the financial services 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."
Accepted a Project Manager role at Facebook
—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."
Accepted an Innovation and Strategy Operations MBA internship at HP
—Adam Faul, Marine Corps
"BreakLine provided unmatched mentorship, coaching, and interview guidance, as well as unparalleled access to key veteran advocates throughout Silicon Valley."
Accepted an Intellectual Property Operations role at Facebook
—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."
Accepted a Manager, Business Operations role at PayPal
—Monica Laux, Navy
"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."
Accepted a Marketing Science role at Facebook
—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."
Accepted a Customer Success Manager role at Mulesoft
—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."
Accepted a Talent Partner Role at HP
—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."
Accepted a Senior Technical Program Manager role at Medallia
—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.”
Accepted a Senior Product Manager role at PayPal
—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."
Accepted a Business Operations role at BMC Software
—Kymberly Penson, Army
"If you are considering BreakLine, I would say absolutely, hands down do it. It was a complete game-changer."
Accepted a Customer Success Manager role at Box
—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."
Accepted a Marketing Intelligence Solutions Engineer role at 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!
Accepted a Program Manager role at DeepMind
—Matt Brendel, Navy
"BreakLine bolstered my confidence, opened my perspective to untraditional opportunities, and directly led to my first civilian position."
Accepted a Customer Solutions Analyst role at 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."
Accepted a Design Manager role at Capital One
—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."
Accepted a Program Manager role at Rigetti Computing
—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!”
Accepted an Operations Integrity Manager role at 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."
Accepted an Account Manager role at MSC Software
—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."
Accepted a Business Integrity Manager role at 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."
Accepted a Sales Operations Manager role at BMC Software
—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."
Accepted a Senior Manager, Process Improvements role at Amgen
—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."
Accepted a Risk Manager role at PayPal