North Bennet Street School was established in 1881 and has been training veterans since 1920.
The North Bennet Street School Student Veteran Organization (NBSS SVO) was founded in September, 2015 with the advent of having thirty student veterans enrolled.
The full-time, accredited career training programs prepare individuals to begin meaningful careers and are eligible for veterans education and employment training benefits.
NBSS Student Veteran organization Mission Statement
The North Bennet Street School Student Veteran Organization
seeks to establish and maintain a network of student veterans, dependents of veterans, and supporting partners at North Bennet Street School, as well as professional relationships with other student veterans and industry leaders in the fields that we train for around the world. The
SVO seeks to provide student veterans with the personal and professional resources, assistance, direction, and support necessary for the successful transitions from military to student life here, and for employment beyond NBSS. The SVO strives to emphasize wellness, community, and comprehensive success.
NBSS Student Veteran organization Vision Statement
The North Bennet Street School Student Veteran Organization is a dedicated voice for all student veterans and alumni at North Bennet Street School. We aspire to use that voice to promote veterans’ issues on and off campus. We are a community of individuals sharing life experiences and supporting each other to promote excellence in all things. We believe in being a model of community engagement, excellence, and leadership.
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NBSS offers a unique environment, where master craftsmen teach eight time-honored trades -– bookbinding, cabinet and furniture making, carpentry, jewelry making and repair, locksmithing and security technology, piano technology, preservation carpentry, and violin making and repair. Each program teaches the skillful use of hand tools, new technologies, and a commitment to producing work of the highest standard.
- A three-minute introduction to the full-time programs at NBSS.
Veterans benefits and financial aid
Full-time courses at North Bennet Street School qualify for veterans’ educational benefits through the Montgomery G.I. Bill, Chapter 30 and the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Chapter 33. For details, visit the Veterans information page.
In addition, Federal and state grants and NBSS scholarships are available for qualified students. This includes the NBSS Yellow Ribbon Program, which is our own program to help bridge any financial gap for veterans. Learn more on the financial aid page of this website.
Training students for careers in traditional trades is at the very heart of the mission of North Bennet Street School. The Director of Student and Alumni Services works actively with students and graduates to assist them in actualizing their career goals. The NBSS Student and Alumni Resource Center provides students with access to current job postings, research materials and job hunting guides, along with computers for word-processing, laser-printing, and Internet access. One-on-one help is provided preparing the professional tools needed for a successful job search (e.g., resumes, cover letters, and portfolios) and in identifying potential employers. Job listings from employers hoping to hire NBSS graduates are shared with students and alumni.
NBSS offers rolling admissions and accepts qualified applicants throughout the year. Veterans that enjoy working with their hands do well at North Bennet Street School. Qualities that military training sharpens -- commitment, organization, self-motivation and self-reliance -- are helpful in the immersive, hands-on training environment at NBSS. Learn more about the admissions process.
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