Washington, DC, Networking Reception and Hiring Expo with the Washington Nationals

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 to Thursday, September 6, 2018

At our Washington, DC Expo with the Washington Nationals, you’re invited to connect directly with recruiters and hiring managers from local and national companies of all sizes.

All registered veteran and military spouse job seekers who attend the hiring expo are eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend the evening's game between the Nationals and Chicago Cubs. This event is free and is open to active duty service members, Guard and Reserve, veterans, and military spouses.

The night before the hiring fair, please join the Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Program for a networking reception 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 receive a complimentary professional LinkedIn profile photo.

Employers: Learn how to make the most of Hiring Our Heroes events here.



     ► 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Networking Reception at Capital One HQ in McLean, VA

At this free networking event, build your network and engage with valuable contacts including recruiters, community leaders, local professionals, and senior military spouses. You'll also have the opportunity receive resume guidance before the hiring fair -- plus, get a free professional LinkedIn profile image.


     ► 8:00 a.m.  |  Registration

     ► 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  |  Career Connector Workshop at Nationals Park in Washington, DC

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.

     ► 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  |  Hiring Fair at Nationals Park in Washington, DC

     ► 7:10 p.m.  |  Game Time (Nationals vs Chicago Cubs)


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► Job Seekers, Employers, and Service Organizations: Register here.

Why register? Job seekers can upload their resumes to be viewed by employers ahead of the event.


This hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and other local partners. For more information on our hiring events,  click here.