Hiring Our Heroes partnership

Hiring Our Heroes partnership

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 21,600 veterans and military spouses have found jobs at the nearly 700 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:

  • A classroom demonstration of how to use Phoenix Career Services™ online tools — the Career Interest Profiler, Job Market Research Tool and Military Skills Translator Tool — and the University’s Financial Plan tool.
  • One-on-one coaching sessions focusing on resumé-building and interviewing techniques.

Register early for the Employment Workshops. After the 50-participant limit is reached, coaching sessions will be held for walk-ins as available.

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Montgomery — Tuesday, July 14, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Huntsville — Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Phoenix — Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Tucson — Tuesday, August 27, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Little Rock — Wednesday, August 12, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Camp Pendleton — Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Los Angeles — Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back later for more information.

San Diego — Saturday, Oct. 7, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

San Diego — Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Tampa — Tuesday, April 17, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Pensacola — Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 8:30 a.m. — RSVP ›

Miami — Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Atlanta — Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Atlanta — Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for unformation.

Peoria — Thursday, August 6, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Chicago — June, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Indianapolis — Friday, Mar. 27, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Indianapolis — Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back later for more information.

Davenport — Wednesday, July 22, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Des Moines — Thursday, November 5, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Louisville — Wednesday, March 11, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Baltimore — Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

St. Louis — Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 9:30 am — RSVP ›

Kansas City — Tuesday, April 21, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Omaha — Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 @ 8 am — RSVP ›

Grand Island — Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Las Vegas — Wednesday, Sep. 16, 2015 @ 8 am — Please check back for more information.

Camden — Wednesday, May 6, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Meadowlands — Saturday, June 27, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check for more information.

JB McGuire/Dix/Lakehurst — Tuesday, July 28, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Albuquerque — Thursday, Jan. 28, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Buffalo — Thursday, June 18, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Farmingdale — Thursday, August 13, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Fort Bragg — Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Cleveland — Wednesday, June 24, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Columbus — Thursday, Sep. 24, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Dayton — Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Norman/Oklahoma City — Tuesday, April 7, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Salem — Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015 — RSVP ›

Springfield — Sunday, July 15, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Portland — Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Philadelphia — Thursday, Sep. 17, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

San Juan — Friday, June 5, 2015 — Please check back for more information.

Warwick — Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Charleston — Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 — RSVP ›

Greenville — Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2015 — RSVP ›

Columbia — Tuesday, June 16, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Nashville — Monday, June 8, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Knoxville — Wednesday, October 7, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

Dallas — Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2015 @ 8:30 a.m. — RSVP ›

Houston — Friday, Mar. 6, 2015 @ 8:30 a.m. — RSVP ›

Austin — Monday, May. 11, 2015 @ 8:30 a.m. — RSVP ›

Salt Lake City — Wednesday, August 12, 2015 @ 8:30 a.m. — Please check back for more information.

Quantico — Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

Norfolk — Friday, Apr. 17, 2015 @ 8:30 a.m. — RSVP ›

Richmond — Thursday, May 7, 2015 @ 8:30 a.m. — RSVP ›

Chesapeake — Thursday, August 20, 2015 @ 8:30 a.m. — Please check back for more information.

JBLM — Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2015 @ 8:30 am — RSVP ›

JB Anacostia Bolling — Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 @ 8:30 am — Please check back for more information.

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.

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