Boston, MA (May 22, 2019)—MVPvets today announced a new partnership with the medical technology company Stryker. Stryker becomes a Silver Level Sponsor, supporting the work MVPvets does as a veteran mentoring program in Massachusetts and around the U.S. Additionally, Stryker will send two mentors to this year’s DeviceTalks event in Boston.
With this new partnership, Stryker will receive resume access and mentor matching to participating veterans, including student veterans, who are seeking employment in the medical technology sectors. In addition, MVPvets veterans will have access to Stryker job postings, along with potential mentor and employment opportunities.
“We are thrilled to announce this new partnership with Stryker, an innovative medical technology company that is working hard to develop products and services that benefit patients and improve outcomes,” said Jayson Gilberti, Colonel, U.S., Army, Retired, who is CEO of MVPvets. “So many veterans who have served our country want to pursue a career that remains mission-focused with the clarity of meaning and purpose to that which they had in uniform – service to others. This partnership with Stryker will bolster the opportunities for veterans to explore and achieve their transition goals by finding those meaningful positions in the medtech space.”
Founded in 2014, MVPvets is a national veteran mentoring nonprofit that specializes in providing returning military veterans with the resources, skills and the confidence they need to achieve careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, while also ensuring employers have access to this talented group of employees.
MVPvets is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit endeavor connecting health innovation and life science companies with veteran talent ready to bring an exceptional work ethic, a broad bandwidth of skills and an extraordinary focus in achieving business goals. To register for MVPvets as either a mentor or veteran jobseeker, please visit