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Human Resources Directorate (CG-1) : Career Resource Links

Evaluation Systems



  • Coast Guard Institute – Your resource for:
    • Tuition assistance, scholarships, grants, loans, VA education benefits
    • Evaluation of military training and experience for college credit
    • A library of college courses on video and audio cassette covering more than 30 subjects
    • College level testing programs (earn college credits by taking exams, e.g., CLEP and DANTES)
    • Information and links on financial assistance for higher education
    • The opportunity to have a college degree plan developed based on your previous education and USCG learning experiences
    • An official USCG transcript of your military learning experiences
  • Coast Guard Mutual Assistance – grants and loans available (under "Programs > Assistance")
  • Coast Guard Advanced Education Programs
  • Education Service Officers (ESOs) (Accessible through Coast Guard workstations only)
  • Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Professional Development

Leadership Information

Career Opportunities



  • Career Development Advisors assist all segments of Team Coast Guard with professional development. The Coast Guard has 19 senior enlisted members serving as CDAs at Integrated Support Commands and the CG Institute.
  • Civilian Personnel – a directory of human resource specialists and assistants
  • Coast Guard All Hands – the official blog for the Coast Guard Workforce
  • Coast Guard Compass –  the official blog of the U.S. Coast Guard on its people and missions.
  • Command Master Chiefs assist and advise commanding officers of situations pertinent to the morale and well-being of Coast Guard personnel and their families.
  • Enlisted Ratings –  Force Managers


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Last Modified 1/12/2016