Career opportunities for transitioning military members, Veterans and military spouses are available at the Military, Veterans & Spouses Career and Resource Fair, on Wednesday, June 14, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm at Embassy Suites, 8100 Loisdale Road, Springfield, VA 22150.
Attendees will be able to network with small, local businesses that have career opportunities for transitioning military service men and women and spouses. Work in your community and forget the commute.
Workshops will be presented on preparing for a career in the private sector. There will also be an introduction to starting your own business, how to develop a business plan, and business financing options.
The Veterans and Military Spouses Career and Resource Fair is a joint event of Mount Vernon Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, the Transition Assistance Office at Fort Belvoir, and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families.
11:15 – 11:45 Is Entrepreneurship for Me? / Anna Rabe, Institute for Veterans and Military Families
11:15 – 11:45 Interview Ready / Karen Santiano Francis, Onward 2 Opportunity
12:15 – 12:45 Developing a Business Plan / Karlene Sinclair, Community Business Partnerships
12:15 – 12:45 Starting a Business Franchise / Office of Disabled Veterans
1:15 – 1:45 Interview Ready / Karen Santiano Francis, Onward 2 Opportunity
1:15 – 1:45 Business Resources for Startup Entrepreneurs / Karen Smaw, FCEDA