Who should apply?

BreakLine works with veterans and transitioning service members who are interested in mid-level management or mid-level/senior technical roles in major U.S. tech hubs, including the Bay Area, Austin, Denver, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and New York.

We have a two-step application process. In the first round, we ask you to submit some background information and a short video introducing yourself. Candidates who are invited to round two of the application process will provide contact information for two recommenders and respond to four essay questions. The Admissions team will then email your recommenders a short, online recommendation form and reach out to schedule a
30-minute interview via VTC.

Successful candidates have demonstrated the following:


Capacity to influence, inspire, and motivate others to achieve a shared goal

Intellectual Horsepower
BreakLine participants work in teams to solve business challenges.

Potential to thrive in a fast-paced learning environment


Determination to bounce back from failure or impediments

BreakLine Tech is designed for veterans transitioning into the tech industry

Ability to make a team stronger, smarter, and more efficient


Knack for imaginative, agile problem solving and experimentation

Admissions Process

  • Application Form: Round 1
  • Application Form: Round 2
  • Application Process | Step 4 - Recommendations
  • Application Process | Step 3 - Interview
"BreakLine changed my life. The dedication from each team member, from personalized resume review, to offer negotiation and acceptance, is unmatched. Pivoting from the military into tech is a big life decision, and BreakLine is there to help every step of the way."
—Quinn Sloan, Navy

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