DoD SkillBridge Guidance and Resources

On this page, you’ll find the latest guidance and relevant resources for the DoD SkillBridge program.  We’ll strive to maintain this up to date as much as possible. Have a resource you’d like listed here? Let us know from our contact page.


DoD Instruction 1322.29, Job Training, Employment Skills Training, Apprenticeships, and Internships (JTEST-AI) for Eligible Service Members, is the authoritative, over-arching instruction that authorizes the DoD SkillBridge Program

DoD SkillBridge Program Office Resource Page

The DoD SkillBridge Program Office Resources Page is constantly updated with the latest instructions and policies from each of the service branches as well as guidance for Industry Partners participating in or running a SkillBridge Program.

DOD Skillbridge training plan required elements

As an employer running a SkillBridge program, you have to provide your potential intern with a training plan that meets requirements in the Department of Defense Instruction. Ruddershift will provide these as part of our SkillBridge-as-a-Service. The required training elements are listed here.

DOD Transition Assistance Program

The DoD Transition Assistance Program bolsters opportunities, services, and training for transitioning service members; the mandatory components are applicable for all service members who have at least 180 continuous days or more on active duty, including the National Guard and Reserve.