Washington DC Networking Reception and Hiring Expo with the Washington Wizards

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
10:30am to 3:00pm
Verizon Center
601 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
United States

Weather update (March 13, 5:30 p.m.): Due to inclement weather in the DC-metro area, Tuesday night's Networking Reception has been postponed until May 23. At this time, the DC Hiring Expo with the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, March 15, is still slated to take place as scheduled; please check back Wednesday morning for any additional weather-related schedule updates for that event.

Join us for a job fair for service members, veterans, and military spouses at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC.

All registered veterans and military spouses are eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend that evening's game between the Wizards and the Mavericks.

The night before the hiring fair, please join the Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Program for a networking reception in at Capital One Headquarters in McLean, VA. Connect with recruiters from local and national businesses, community leaders, and local professionals, participate in mentoring sessions, and recieve a complimentary professinal LinkedIn profile photo.

Event Schedule: 
March 14
7 - 9 p.m. Networking Reception | 1680 Capital One Drive, McLean, VA 22102 The networking reception has been postponed due to inclement weather.

March 15
10:30 a.m. Employment Workshop
12 - 3 p.m. Hiring Fair

REGISTRATION

► Job Seekers, Employers, and Service Organizations: Click here to register. 
Why register? Job seekers can upload their resumes to be viewed by employers ahead of the event.

If you have any other questions, please visit our FAQ page.

HIRING OUR HEROES EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP

This Hiring Our Heroes employment workshop is led by HR and workforce professionals and covers a variety of topics including resume building, networking, and interview tips, taking into account the job seeker's military background and lifestyle. Hiring Our Heroes digital tools are also integrated into the workshop curriculum. Immediately following the workshop, volunteer career coaches will help you develop an elevator pitch, participate in a mock interview, and create a more effective resume.

► Must register as a job seeker above.

This Washington Wizards, GE, Leidos, and Verizon sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Washington DC Employment Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service [DOL VETS], the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, NBC News, and other local partners.
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