US Chamber of Commerce Career Fair, Bethesda MD

June 4, 2010


Friday June 4, 2010
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


National Naval Medical Center (NNMC), Bethesda
Uniformed Services University (USU) Bldg. 71
8901 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20889

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On June 4, 2010, the Fleet and Family Support Office, NNMC in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Chamber Foundation will host a career fair at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda. Our goal is to connect transitioning wounded, ill, and injured veterans with the best of employers. As a valued member of the Chamber, we invite you to participate in what will be an ideal place to meet and network with (and thank!) our country’s heroes.

The career fair will include a line-up of leading employers in various industries looking to fill a wide range of positions from entry-level to management. This would be an excellent opportunity for you to meet potential and well-deserving candidates for employment. Service members from Bethesda, Walter Reed, Ft. Belvoir, Ft. Meade, and Quantico will be participating in the event.

Learn more:

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Upcoming event: MOAA/Corporate Gray Career Fair

The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is teaming up with Corporate Gray to host a career fair next Tuesday, May 11 in Washington, DC. The career fair will be held from 10am-3pm in Hall D of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Here are additional details from the organizer:

Open to all active duty, retired, former service, Reserve/National Guard service members, and their spouses!

More than 300 companies and 2,000 career seekers used MOAA Career Fairs to reach new candidates last year alone. Regardless of your specialty or career interests, the MOAA/ Corporate Gray Career Fairs provide you the opportunity to meet a variety of employers looking for individuals with your experience and expertise!

Get a head start by meeting employers during our Pre-Career Fair Networking Event:
Thursday, May 6, 2010
6-8 p.m.
Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va.

Prepare for your future by attending our career planning seminars:

  • How to Work a Job Fair -Paula McKinley
  • The Interview: Rules of Engagement-Your Compelling Story -Tim Cannon
  • Federal Job Application Preparation -Ralph Charlip

Seminars run from 8 a.m. – 9a.m. and again from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Find additional details here and here.

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Upcoming event: Military Spouse Career Expo at Ft. Meade

This Saturday May 8, from 9:00a-3:34p the USO of Metropolitan Washington and Joint Employment Transition Services (JETS) will be hosting the 5th Military Spouse Career Expo at Fort Meade.

Here are the details from the organizers:

  • Saturday May 8, 2010
  • 9:00 am – 3:45 pm
  • Military ID required

Attendees receive:

  • Access to Employers, Home-based Business opportunities and Military Service Organizations.
  • One-on-One Job Search or Resume Review Consultations.
  • Give-Away Bags to first 100 Attendees.

Topics  include:

  • Spouse Education (MyCAA &  9/11 GI Bill)
  • Resume Writing Skills
  • Spouse Hiring Initiatives (Fed. Executive Order, Spouse Preference, Army Spouse Employment Partnership)
  • Exploring Entrepreneurship
  • Interviewing to Win
  • Federal Employment Applications
  • Stress Management and more ….

For more details, contact:

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Warrior Gateway at the Hiring Heroes Career Fair tomorrow

Tomorrow (Tuesday March 9), the Warrior Gateway will be attending the Hiring Heroes Career Fair at Ft. Sam Houston, near San Antonio, TX. We will be talking with members of the military community in attendance, demoing the Careers section of the Warrior Gateway, and also recruiting to fill the positions for which we’re currently hiring.

Click here for more details on the event. If you’re in the area, stop by–we’d love to chat with you!

To view more events we’ll be attending in the near future, click here.

NPPD Veterans Job Fair: Feb 26

The National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) is hosting a job fair for veterans on Friday Feb. 26 on Ft. Belvoir, VA (30 minutes outside of Washington, DC). Here are the details:

Date: February 26, 2010
Time: 09:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Fort Belvoir Community Center, Building 1200, Taylor Road, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-5937 (map)
What you should bring: DD-214 and resume

Check it out–this should be a great opportunity to connect with employers who are specifically interested in hiring candidates with a military background.