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Veterans, servicemembers and their spouses have been integrating into the civilian workforce in droves with the recent drawdowns, and thousands more are expected to follow in the very near future. If you’re among those making this transition, you can attend any of the complimentary hiring fairs being hosted by Hiring Our Heroes®, a nationwide initiative founded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in 2011 to help those in the military community find jobs.
To date, more than 18,400 veterans and military spouses have found jobs at the nearly 500 hiring fairs in all 50 states.
In support of this initiative, University of Phoenix established an annual education partnership with Hiring Our Heroes to sponsor Employment Workshops at 50 of its hiring fairs. The two-hour workshops — limited to 50 participants each — will include:
Register early for the Employment Workshops. After the 50-participant limit is reached, coaching sessions will be held for walk-ins as available.
Bakersfield/Delano — Thursday, December 12, 2013 @ 9 am — Check back for RSVP info.
Camp Pendleton — Thursday, September 19, 2013 @ 9 am — RSVP ›
Lancaster — Thursday, November 7, 2013 @ 9 am — RSVP ›
Sacramento — Wednesday, October 23, 2013 @ 9 am — RSVP ›
San Diego — Thursday, February 13, 2014 @ 9 am — Check back for RSVP info.
Oklahoma City — Tuesday, January 28, 2014 @ 9 am — Check back for RSVP info.
Dallas/Plano/Irving — Wednesday, March 5, 2014 @ 9 am — Check back for RSVP info.
El Paso — Tuesday, February 4, 2014 @ 9 am — Check back for RSVP info.
Fort Worth/Arlington — Thursday, March 20, 2014 @ 9 am — Check back for RSVP info.
San Antonio — Thursday, February 27, 2014 @ 9 am — RSVP ›
Hiring Our Heroes is a registered trademark of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The use of the phrase education partner or education partnership is for marketing purposes only and is not intended to create a legal partnership.