Targeted Approach to Career Transition
BreakLine provides education and coaching for exceptional, high-performing veterans who are interested in pivoting into the tech industry. Our virtual month-long program is designed to help you successfully land a role in tech and build your professional network. Alongside a cohort of peers, you will attend 4 – 6 hours of programming a week. Sessions include hands-on workshops, in-depth discussions with industry leaders, and an inside look at top tech companies.
You will also work closely with our team of experts to build a pipeline of opportunities across our partner companies. The BreakLine team will guide you through the entire process, from resume reviews, to sourcing relevant roles, to interview prep, until you land and accept a position. We stick with you every step of the way!
All participants join our active community of more than 1,000 BreakLine alums nationwide and are invited to join our regular Speaker Series and community events. Once a BreakLiner, always a BreakLiner!
Core Curriculum Classes
BreakLine’s virtual Core Curriculum classes are free and open to the public. In these classes, we cover the exploratory phase of a career transition, the interview process, top interview questions, and negotiating compensation. We teach our classes, Career Transition 1 & 2, Top Interview Questions for Tech, and Negotiating Compensation, once a month. Sign up here!
You can apply the skills you learn through BreakLine directly to the workplace.
Build the 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
—Kayla Bassett, Marine Corps
BreakLine changed my life. Before finding BreakLine, I didn't think a transition to a career in tech was possible for me. The amazing BreakLine team invested in my future and guided me every step of the way. They gave me the confidence to take this huge leap for myself and my family.
Program Manager, Business Integrity, Facebook
—Devon Loucks, Air Force
BreakLine provided guidance and support through my transition and connected me with a network of veterans who had successfully pivoted into tech. I can’t wait to pay it forward!
—Andy Hoffman, Navy
When you become a member of the BreakLine family, you gain an incredible network of amazing people who truly care about you and your transition. If you want a career in tech, you should absolutely apply.
Commercial Account Manager,
—Jasmine Motupalli, Army
The BreakLine program provided me with invaluable tools and an amazing network, setting the stage for my success in finding the right career path for me. The BreakLine Team became my tribe, my champions, as I navigated my transition from the Army after 13 years of service. This is, by far, the best transition program I have ever encountered.
Data & Insights,
—Jim Davin, Marine Corps
BreakLine does an incredible job of bridging the gap for veterans to find their niche in the tech community, and provides invaluable guidance and moral support all the way through the finish!
Project Management Associate,
—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
—Kelsee Hober, Army
The opportunities, institutional knowledge, and high-quality mentorship presented by BreakLine is world-class. I cannot thank the team enough for being in my corner and allowing me the opportunity to pursue my career goals.
Mission Operations Engineer,
—Andrew Waddell, Marine Corps
Put simply, BreakLine is without equal. There is no better organization that connects the world’s most talented veterans with Silicon Valley’s most exciting companies.
Senior Insights Analyst, LinkedIn
—Haley Wilson, Air Force
The BreakLine team helped me highlight my skills and connected me with the best companies in the world. Even better, they helped me find my fit. Transition is hard, but BreakLine makes sure you don’t have to face it alone.
Strategy and Operations,
—Teddy Fong, Army
The team went above and beyond to help me understand what it means to find the right cultural fit, and they gave me the confidence to successfully navigate the hiring process.
—Lisa Lowery, Navy
Every day I get to walk into C3.ai and do work that I’m passionate about - I’m so grateful for the BreakLine family that helped me get here. They are the tireless cheerleaders, advocates, and champions that everyone deserves to have in their corner on this journey.
—Rahul Harpalani, Army
Translating military backgrounds to demonstrate value in the civilian world is always a difficult task, but BreakLine's trusted relationships in the tech sector and tried and true training methodology shatter barriers that were otherwise insurmountable.
Risk and Response,
—Marlon Mattos, Air Force
BreakLine is a remarkable program that plugs veterans into the heart of tech and keeps us connected with a robust alumni network and unabated support. I’m proud to be part of the BreakLine family.
—Deon Scott, Coast Guard
To put it simply, there is no other program quite like BreakLine. The institutional knowledge of the tech industry, the connections and the hands on approach to ensuring transitioning veterans success is unmatched. The entire team at BreakLine is amazing and I am so thankful for the support throughout my transition.
Global Program Manager,
—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.
Senior VP of
—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.
—Onai Gwachiwa, British Army
I thought I knew what BreakLine was about but it was a whole lot more than what I expected. Everything from the ‘Boots to Business’ workshops to the interview prep was spot on and priceless. The team is experienced and amazing, and absolutely there for you!
Customer Success Manager,
—Chris Musselman, Navy
BreakLine enabled incredible access to some of the industry’s most successful leaders. They have been instrumental in shaping my thinking, and more importantly, they became great mentors and life-long advocates.
Business Cultivation Engineer,
—John Milcovich, Navy
From the day you're accepted into the program, to the day you sign with your dream company, the entire BreakLine family is wholeheartedly invested in your success. The team kicked open the door to an industry that I thought was untouchable for someone like me. Best. Program. Ever!
—Cameron Iati, Navy
BreakLine amplified my career search beyond what I thought was possible - they turned it up to 11! Everyone on the team is a true rockstar and I'm so thankful to be part of the BreakLine family.