Warrior Gateway Supporting Student Veterans of America at National Conference

Members of the Warrior Gateway team will be attending “The 4th Annual National Conference presented by Student Veterans of America,” December 8-10, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV.  This will be a great opportunity to connect with student veterans, their families, and the organizations and institutions assisting them.  To see the event schedule, register, and learn more information, click here.

Opening remarks and guest speakers include: Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Col. David Sutherland, Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Kevin Schmiegel, Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  The conference theme is “Combating Veteran Unemployment,” which is a predominant issue right now for veterans nationwide.  One of the conference highlights will be the career fair on Friday, which will involve Student Veterans of America partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and RecruitMilitary to bring employers from across many different sectors together that want to hire veterans.  Top tier employers will be in attendance, such as veteran friendly employers Booz Allen Hamilton and General Electric.  Attendees are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resume and employers are asked to bring national and local job opportunities.

We will provide a live feed from the event through social media, so stay in touch!  If you are attending, or know someone who is, please connect with us. We are excited to network with as many student veterans, military families, and other organizations as we can.

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US Chamber of Commerce Career Fair, Bethesda MD

June 4, 2010
09:00to14:00

When:

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

Where:

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

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What:

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:

Event website

US Chamber of Commerce Career Fair last week

Last week we headed over to Walter Reed to attend the US Chamber of Commerce’s Warrior Transition Career Fair. It was a great event and we were excited to speak with a number of employers, wounded warriors, veterans, and of course their families.

Here is a good article by the Chamber summarizing the event.

Take a look at some pictures we snapped at the career fair:

Many thanks to the Chamber of Commerce for facilitating a great event!

Warrior Gateway at US Chamber of Commerce Job Fair tomorrow

Tomorrow (Wednesday January 20th), the Warrior Gateway will be a participant in the US Chamber of Commerce’s job fair held at Walter Reed. We will be speaking with wounded warriors about the ways in which the Warrior Gateway can assist in the career-finding process. The event will be held from 8:00-11:00am; for more details contact Charity Poole at 202/463-3132 or cpoole@uschamber.com. Drop by our table, say hello, and learn more about the Warrior Gateway!

Presentation from Business Steps Up: Hiring Our Heroes

Below is the presentation that we gave on November 12th at the US Chamber’s event:  “Business Steps Up – Hiring Our Heroes” and subsequently on November 14th in Las Vegas to a group of wounded warriors and their families as part of the American Airlines Yellow Ribbon Express.

It’s slides only with no audio (sorry) but gives you a good sense of the project messages to date.