As veterans look for new career opportunities in the civilian world, these four companies are offering compelling and challenging roles that are perfect for ex-service members.

The hardest thing for many veterans is transitioning from the military into civilian life. That’s why retired lieutenant colonel David Karasz took matters into his own hands. When he left the military, he decided to open up a chain of assisted living facilities for patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Ready Capital, a non-bank real estate and small business lender, which has provided over $3 billion in capital nationwide, helped David turn his idea into a career.

In 2015, Farm Stores started its franchising program, allowing families to invest in their future. The company believes a Farm Store franchise is the perfect business for a military veteran looking to transition to civilian life. With a strong history behind them, veterans can create their own success with Farm Stores.

Scientific Research develops advanced electronics and information systems for the U.S. military. They have a long-standing commitment to our veterans, with over 40% of their employees holding prior military experience.

As a people-first company, Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) gives its employee a unique opportunity to support the Navy in a civilian role, The meaningful work they perform is a natural fit for transitioning military. With a brand-new, 90,000-square-foot addition to their headquarters, Bechtel Plant Machinery is looking for their next wave of veteran personnel.