Events

VETWORKING

VEI’s quarterly VETWORKING program provides transitioning military members, Veterans and their spouses with career education and personal growth experiences necessary to succeed in gaining civilian employment. VETWORKING is a personal and professional development program which combines elements of networking, mentoring and connects the job seeker to a support team in Greater Washington’s business sector. Through small group interactions, VETWORKING facilitates the development of career search skills, building professional networks and empowerment through the support of fellow job seekers and professional mentors. Attendees will receive resume and interview coaching, be able to build their networks and participate in interviews with recruiters from the region’s top tech companies.

View the Event Calendar to view dates for the next VETWORKING event.

VEI Recruiting Days/Military District of Washington Veteran Employment Transition Summits

The NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative partners with the Military District of Washington (MDW), Virginia Department of Veterans Services, the Virginia Employment Commission and other local veteran support organizations and workforce investment boards to host recruiting events to match Veteran-friendly companies with Veteran and military spouse job seekers. Unlike a traditional job fairs where candidates circulate to employer tables, our events are uniquely designed to personally connect with small groups of Veterans in a round-robin format.  During these events, recruiters present their companies and job openings directly to the jobseekers in 15 minute “sit down” sessions allowing employers ask  candidates about their personal qualifications and interest in specific positions. The format also provides great insight and mentoring for the job seeking Veteran – many of whom have never had a formal civilian job interview.

Upcoming Events

PenFed House Ribbon Cutting

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Location: Warrior Retreat at Bull Run
16013 Waterfall Road,
Haymarket, VA 20169

SOWW is pleased to announce the ribbon cutting of the first of three cottages which was sponsored by PenFed Credit Union and PenFed Foundation. Having an additional cottage will allow SOWW to double its capacity in providing a week respite for warriors and their families. Come celebrate with us!

For more information and to register for the event click here.

Partners

 

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Lead Donors

 

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Lead Event Sponsors

 

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