Careers & Jobs

general qualifications*

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien
  • 17-35 years old
  • Healthy and in good physical condition
  • In good moral standing
  • High school diploma or GED

*Some positions may have additional qualifications

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Help Choosing a Career

With so many jobs available in the Army, you might need some help finding the one that best fits your skills and career goals.

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Search Careers & Jobs

The Army offers more than 150 different jobs to make you stronger. Browse through by career categories to find a job that matches your interest or experience.

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Army STEM

If you have a particular aptitude for science, technology, engineering or mathematics, there are many Army careers and jobs that will put your analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities to the test.

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Army ROTC

Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) enables students to enroll in elective leadership and military courses at colleges and universities in addition to their required courses. Upon graduation, ROTC cadets are commissioned as Army second lieutenants.

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Army Reserve

As a civilian and a Soldier, you’ll continue your career or education while training close to home and standing ready to serve with your valuable job skills.

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Specialized Careers

Looking for an Army career that fits your specific career goals? If you are interested in law, healthcare, seminary, or any number of career paths, the Army has a place for you.

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Become an Officer

Honor, integrity and personal courage are three of the values Army officers embody. Today's officers set the standard. They serve our nation with distinction during peace and war. There are four paths to becoming an officer in the Army.

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Army Civilian Careers

Army civilians have served alongside Soldiers since 1775 and remain a critical part of the Army team.

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BECOME AN OFFICER

They come from big cities and towns so small you can't find them on a map.

They hail from all walks of life--all races, all creeds.

They're the kid who sat next to you in high school, the girl you dated in college, your neighbor across the street.

They are mentors, managers, and decision makers. Men and women who have gained the strength to lead and the strength to motivate and inspire others.

They're people who've attained the strength to succeed in life, whether in the military or in the civilian world. They are the Officer Corps of the United States Army. There are four ways to become an Officer in today's Army. Use the tool that follows this video to find the path that's right for you.