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Navy Vet/Wounded Warrior Career Summit offers opportunities, resources

By Naval Sea Systems Command Public Affairs | April 27, 2017

WASHINGTON --

Wounded Warriors and Veterans are invited to participate in the Department of the Navy's 7th Annual Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit Wednesday May 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport in Seattle.

 

The summit will provide wounded, ill, injured, transitioning service members, veterans, their spouses, family members and primary caregivers the opportunity to interview and explore career opportunities with numerous local and national employers.

 

Workshops will cover topics including connecting veterans and transitioning service members to available benefits, employment resources for military spouses and caregivers, and tutorials on how to use the federal government's job application tool, USAJOBS.gov.

 

Featured employers at this year's summit include:

.               Naval Sea Systems Command

.               Naval Air Systems Command

.               Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command

.               Department of the Treasury

.               Transportation Security Administration

.               Alaska Airlines

.               Amazon

.               Boeing

.               CarMax

.               City of Seattle

.               Microsoft

.               Northrop Grumman

.               Starbucks

.               Seattle University

.               Verizon

.               And many more!

 

Participants are encouraged to register at www.HireAVet.navy.mil, which will assist with matching up attendees with employers at the event. Walk-ins are welcome. While not required, participants are encouraged to bring a copy of their resume and any other employment support documentation, such as a DD-214, Statement of Service, Schedule A, Disability Rating, and/or transcripts.

 

The summit's hiring fair will be coordinated by the Department of Defense's Hiring Heroes. The employer efforts will focus on providing career opportunities and on-site interview opportunities for qualified wounded, ill, injured, transitioning service members, veterans, their spouses, family members and primary caregivers.  

 

For more information, please visit www.HireAVet.navy.mil.




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