Washington, DC

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, NBC4, NBC News, and the Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) partnered to host the nation's largest career forum and hiring fair dedicated exclusively to military spouses.

The US Chamber, MSEP, and our partners made this a one-of-a-kind career forum and hiring fair a win-win for employers and veteran/military spouse job seekers. It featured free makeovers, resume and interview coaching prior to the hiring fair, and national employers with open positions and interview space on-site.

Hiring Our Heroes - Military Spouse Career Forum, Washington DC
2012 Military Spouse Career Forum and Hiring Fair
The Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 
January 13, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Click here to view the event flier (PDF).

Click here to view photos of the event.


Thank you to our sponsors, partners, and participants.

Lead sponsors and participants:




Co-Sponsors and Participants:





Press Coverage of the Event

Laura Dempsey, Program Director for Military Spouse Employment



NBC4 Washington's coverage of the Military Spouse Hiring Fair

Military.com: Spouses in Major D.C Job Hunt

Department of Defense: Family Matters Blog: New Spouse Employment Programs Unveiled at Career Fair

Department of Defense: Career Fair Draws 1,000 Job-Seeking Spouses

U.S. Army: Military Spouse Employment Focus of Career Fair

MarketWatch: DeVry, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Partner for Nation's Largest Military Spouses Career Forum

Politico: Help for Military Spouses

Stars and Stripes: Chamber Veterans Job Fair Featured

The White House: AmeriCorps Recruiting Our Nation's Heroes

Event Date: 
Friday, January 13, 2012
Release Date: 
Friday, January 13, 2012