Career and life planning


GPS LifePlan, a resource developed by Minnesota State and supported by the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, assists service members and veterans with planning, assessment and goal setting in five life areas, including career, education, finance, leadership and personal development. 

  • Career planning
    Use the CareerPlan to research and explore career options, access career assessment tools, define career goals and improve your job seeking, resume writing and interviewing skills.
  • Education planning
    Use the EducationPlan to help you prepare for the transition from military to college, decide what you want to study, explore schools and academic programs, assess and improve study skills and locate assistance for Higher Education Veterans Programs.
  • Finance planning
    Use the FinancePlan to help you create a budget, finance your education, utilize military education benefits, understand credit, manage debt and save for your future.
  • Leadership planning
    Use the LeadershipPlan to help you discover your personal leadership style, learn how to effectively build and lead teams, consider ways to get involved in your campus and community and expand your thinking about diversity, culture and the world.
  • Personal planning
    Use the PersonalPlan to help you with the transition from the military to civilian life, improve your physical health and fitness, learn about mental wellness and develop strategies to deal with personal challenges.

We are available extended hours, seven days a week:

Monday-Friday: 7:00am-8:00pm CST

Saturday: 9:00am-2:30pm CST

Sunday: 11:00am-4:30pm CST