Woman at career fair booth obtaining papers and information with Make a Difference banner in the backgroundThroughout the month of December, career fairs will take place in-person and virtually 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!

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Start Your Job Search at a December Career Fair

Dec 2, 2015

Woman at career fair booth obtaining papers and information with Make a Difference banner in the background

Throughout the month of December, career fairs will take place in-person and virtually 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 (In-Person and Virtual)

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

•    December 3 - Virtual
•    December 9 - San Antonio, TX
•    December 10 - Miami, FL

 

DirectEmployers Student Disability Online Career Fair (Virtual)

DirectEmployers Student Disability Online Career Fair is an event hosted by DirectEmployers and the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP). The WRP is managed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the U.S. Department of Defense's Office of Diversity Management & Equal Opportunity (ODMEO). The event is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students and recent graduates with physical and intellectual disabilities who are interested in networking with national employers.

•    December 8 - Virtual

 

RecruitMilitary (In-Person)

RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo is an event where transitioning military, veterans and their spouses can meet with recruiters from dozens of companies. RecruitMilitary has hosted 772 events over nine years.

•    December 3 - Houston, TX
•    December 3 - San Diego, CA
•    December 3 - Jacksonville, FL
•    December 10 - Indianapolis, IN
•    December 10 -- Las Vegas, NV
•    December 10 - Orlando, FL

 

Veteran Recruiting (Virtual)

The Veteran Recruiting virtual career fairs connect transitioning service members, veterans, military spouses and employers in real time. The Veteran Recruiting virtual career fair is delivered to you over the Internet so you can participate from anywhere in the world. Since 2011, more than 101,000 veterans have been hired by the companies that have participated in the online Veteran Recruiting fairs, and more than 1.4 million veterans have attended.

•    December 10 -- Virtual
•    December 11 -- Virtual

 

If you are a Social Security disability beneficiary and you want to work, a career fair can help you start your job search, and the Ticket to Work program can support you along 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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