Start New Job written in red and circled on a calendarThroughout the month of July, 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!

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Start Your Job Search in July at a Career Fair

Jul 14, 2015

Start New Job written in red and circled on a calendarThroughout the month of July, 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!

Veteran Recruiting (Virtual)

The Veteran Recruiting virtual career fairs connect transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses to 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.

• July 15 - Register for Virtual Veteran Recruiting Fair

CAREERS & the disABLED Career Expo (In-Person)

Come register for the Annual Career Expo to meet with Fortune 500 companies and government agencies looking to recruit new talent. It is recommended that you pre-register to attend this event. This event is free to attend.

• July 17 - New York, NY

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 candidates from all classes covered under the Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964. This includes women, minorities, seniors, lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (GLBT) people and people with disabilities. Diversity Career Fairs are held annually in most major cities where the mayor and/or governor proclaim "Diversity Employment Day."

• July 21 - Seattle, WA
• July 29 - Orange County, CA

Hiring Our Heroes (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.

• July 14 - Montgomery, AL
• July 14 - Fort Worth, TX
• July 17 - Springfield, OR
• July 22 - Anchorage, AK
• July 22 - Davenport, IA
• July 30 - Arlington, TX
• July 30 - Arlington, VA

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).

*Image above is unchanged via the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor