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.

If you are interested in applying to BreakLine, we ask you to submit some background information, a short video introducing yourself, and your responses to four essay questions. If you are invited to the next round, the team will reach out to schedule a 30-minute interview via VTC and ask you to provide contact information for two recommenders who will be asked to complete a short online form.

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 Process | Step 1 - Application
    Application Form
  • Application Process | Step 4 - Recommendations
  • Application Process | Step 3 - Interview
  • Final Decision
"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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