have become ACP Alumni* since 2010
2,153 Veteran Protégés
became ACP Alumni in 2016
1,289 Veteran Protégés
obtained meaningful employment during the course of their mentorships in 2016
*An ACP Alumnus is a veteran Protégé who has expressed that his or her mentorship has proven valuable in a variety of professional-development areas.
Would you recommend the program to a fellow veteran?
Was the ACP Mentoring Program valuable to you in one or more of the following areas?
|Learning about career opportunities||5,608 (69%)|
|Improving my résumé and interview skills||5,374 (66%)|
|Building a network of professionals||5,281 (65%)|
|Translating my military experience into civilian terms||5,010 (62%)|
|Refining civilian career goals and professional ambitions||4,778 (59%)|
|Dealing with work/life balance issues||3,187 (39%)|
|Obtaining a job||3,029 (37%)|
|Determining if I should go back to school||2,596 (32%)|
|Learning how to advance at my current job||2,136 (26%)|
|Learning how to deal with difficult boss or colleague/improving interpersonal relationships||1,965 (24%)|
|Learning how to start my own business/build my own business||914 (11%)|
|No, the program was not valuable||96 (1%)|
Note: Participants may select multiple categories, so percentages do not add up to 100%
Mentor Survey Results
ACP surveys each Mentor paired in a mentorship for six months or more to measure their satisfaction with the program. In 2016, ACP received responses from 1,770 Mentors.
Are you glad that your company is participating in ACP?
Would you recommend ACP to a friend or colleague?
Would you consider being a Mentor again in the ACP program?
A Snapshot of Veteran Applicants
Age 30 or younger
Age 40 or older
Interested in small business/entrepreneurship
Do not identify themselves as white
Since 2010, ACP Protégé Alumni have come from more than 2,430 towns and cities across the U.S.