Upcoming job fairs include event at Washington Conference
Christian Stokes, stationed at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall walks past booths during the Hiring our Heroes Job Fair at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, March 5. Photo by Ben Mikesell/The American Legion

Upcoming job fairs include event at Washington Conference

Job-seeking veterans, transitioning servicemembers and military spouses in the Washington, D.C., area are encouraged to save the date for a hiring event scheduled in conjunction with The American Legion’s Washington Conference.

The American Legion and Hiring Our Heroes are presenting the National Capital Region Hiring Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009.

The American Legion will conduct a series of career workshops, including:

9 a.m., military to civilian translation resume workshop;

10 a.m., federal resume workshop;

10:45 a.m., financial literacy workshop;

11:30 a.m., networking luncheon with employer panel.

For more details and to register for the workshops, click here.

Job seekers and employers can register for the job fair, which runs from 1-4 p.m., by clicking here. Further details on the event will be shared on Legion.org and the Legion’s LinkedIn page in the weeks to come.

Other upcoming career fairs, both virtual and in-person events, can be found at Legion.org/careers/jobfairs. Those events include:

·       The Department of Texas Veterans Career Fair, Jan. 18 at Austin Southpark Hotel. Click here for more information.

·       Springfield (Va.) Job Fair, March 23 at American Legion Post 176. Click here for more information.