"America's troops are the only military weapons system that has never let our country down," - Vice Adm. Norbert R. Ryan Jr., USN (Ret)
Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) October 07, 2013
A free career fair for all officers, enlisted, active duty, retired, former, National Guard/Reserve servicemembers and their spouses, and government employees will be held Friday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the Ballroom. Pre-career fair seminars begin at 9 a.m. The center is at 801 Mt. Vernon Place N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001, at the Mount Vernon Square/Convention Center Metro stop. The career fair is hosted by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).
Employers from 30 regional and national companies will look for potential employees in a variety of job skills. Businesses and organizations attending include: Amazon, Bank of America, Booz Allen Hamilton, Lockheed Martin Corp., and more.
Several free, 60-minute pre- career fair transition seminars are open to the public. "How to Work a Career Fair” will be held from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. “Getting the Most From Your MOAA Membership” will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. “LinkedIn Best Practices” will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. “Women in Transition: Professional Imaging” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “Federal Job Application Preparation” will be held from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. “Seamless Transition” will be held from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. “Evaluating Employee Benefit Plans” will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
No preregistration is required for the career fair. For further information, call toll-free (800) 234-MOAA (6622), Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Eastern time; email amandab(at)moaa(dot)org; or visit MOAA Career Fairs on the MOAA’s website at http://www.moaa.org/hire.
MOAA is known as a leader in the military-to-civilian career transition field and has been helping military personnel to obtain second careers for more than 60 years.
Get a head start by attending MOAA’s Pre-Career Fair Networking Event, Thursday, Oct. 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Army Navy Country Club, 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Va., 22202. Meet with employers and other MOAA members who have successfully made their transitions. The event is open to all. RSVP to amandab(at)moaa(dot)org.
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Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is the nation’s largest officers association with more than 380,000 members from every branch of service, including active duty, retired, National Guard, Reserve, and former officers and their families and survivors. MOAA is a nonprofit and politically nonpartisan organization and an influential force in promoting a strong national defense. MOAA represents the interests of service members and their families in every stage of their lives and careers, and for those who are not eligible to join MOAA, Voices for America’s Troops is a nonprofit MOAA affiliate that supports a strong national defense. For more information, visit http://www.moaa.org or http://www.voicesfortroops.org/.
Participating Employers at Oct. 18, 2013, Career Fair
Bank of America
Booz Allen Hamilton
First Command Financial Services
Helicopter Association International
HST Corporate Interiors LLC
International Franchise Association
Lockheed Martin Corp.
ManTech International Corp.
Milton Hershey School
National Science Foundation
National Security Agency
Prince William County Police Department
Teach For America
The George Washington University
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Virginia Employment Commission
Western & Southern Financial Group
Win Home Inspection