Image of a resume on a table with a pen, eyeglasses and laptopThroughout October, career fairs will take place nationwide, both in person and online. Advance your job search this month by attending one, meeting recruiters and potential employers, and learning more about your career options.

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Start Your Job Search at an October Career Fair

Oct 2, 2017

Image of a resume on a table with a pen, eyeglasses and laptopEvery October, we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Kick off the month by attending a career fair virtually or in person!

Career fairs are an excellent way to start or advance your job search. You can meet potential employers and learn about different job opportunities, including openings you can apply for. Check out one of the following career fairs being held in person and online this month. 

City Career Fair (In person)

City Career Fair brings some of the most well-known and respected employers to cities near you. Be sure to check them out the next time they are in your area.

RecruitMilitary (In Person and Virtual)

RecruitMilitary seeks to tap into the extensive talent pool that veterans represent for employers.

Veteran Recruiting (Virtual)

Veteran Recruiting's Veteran Recruitment Center regularly host virtual job fairs with employers seeking to hire veterans.

Southeast & Southwest Virtual Career Fair for Internships & Co-ops (Virtual)

This virtual career fair is open to students attending the listed universities and colleges in the Southeast and Southwest regions of the United States.

About Ticket to Work

Social Security's Ticket program supports career development for people ages 18 through 64 who receive Social Security disability benefits (SSI or SSDI) and want to work. The Ticket program is free and voluntary. It helps people with disabilities move toward financial independence and connects them with the services and support they need to succeed in the workforce.

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To learn more about the Ticket program, visit You can also call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 866-968-7842 or 866-833-2967 (TTY) Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET. Ask a representative to send you a list of service providers or find providers on your own with the Ticket program Find Help tool.

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