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Throughout the month of January, in-person and virtual career fairs will take place nationwide. Career fairs are great places to meet with employers and recruiters who can tell you about their latest job openings. Attend a career fair this month and advance your job search! Read more...

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Start Your Job Search in January at a Career Fair!

Jan 2, 2015

Image of woman asking questions at an info boothThroughout the month of January, in-person and virtual career fairs will take place nationwide. Career fairs are great places to meet with employers and recruiters who can tell you about their latest job openings. Attend a career fair this month and advance your job search!

Hiring our Heroes for Veterans (In-person)

Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, helps veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses find meaningful employment. Hiring Our Heroes has hosted more than 560 hiring fairs in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.

• January 8, 2015 - Charleston, SC
• January 13, 2015 - Tempe, AZ
• January 22, 2015 - Wilmington, DE
• January 28, 2015 - Albuquerque, NM 

Tampa Mayor's Alliance for Persons with Disabilities (In-Person)

The Mayor's Alliance for Persons with Disabilities, under the auspices of the City of Tampa Mayor's Office, serves as an advisory/advocacy group to represent the interests of persons with disabilities in obtaining an independent and fulfilling life.

• January 23, 2015 - Register

 Diversity Employment Day Career Fairs (In-Person)

Diversity Employment Day Career Fairs provide recruiters access to the United States' largest pool of diverse, multi-cultural and qualified professionals. It is the only career fair that targets and delivers candidates from all classes covered under the Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964. This includes women, minorities, seniors, GLBT and people with disabilities. The Diversity Career Fairs are held annually in most major cities where the Mayor and/or Governor proclaim "Diversity Employment Day."

• January 21, 2015 - Seattle, WA
• January 27, 2015 - Bay Area/Oakland, CA

If you are a Social Security disability beneficiary and want to work, a career fair can help you start your job search and the Ticket to Work program can support you on your journey to financial independence. To learn more about Ticket to Work, call 1-866-968-7842 (V) or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY).

 

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