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About this Event

Hiring Our Heroes Career Summits are designed to educate, inform, inspire, and connect service members, veterans, and military spouses with military-ready employers.

At our Joint Base Lewis-McChord Career Summit, attendees will have the opportunity to:

    • attend industry-specific information sessions designed to provide a jump start for your next career
    • receive insider tips from hiring managers and recruiters for interviews, best practices for virtual and in-person career fairs, and much more
    • learn about digital tools and resources designed to translate military or volunteer experience for your resume
    • learn how to build your professional network with a LinkedIn Premium account
    • learn about additional resources such as ResumeEngine.org and free professional resume review services from Indeed

Summit registrants are also invited to register for the virtual AMPLIFY Military Spouse Career Intensive, a two-day event that leads a cohort of military spouses through intensive career preparation, professional development, and networking. Learn more about AMPLIFY and register here.

Event Format

Two event format options are available:

Virtual Career Summit

Presented by Hiring Our Heroes. The virtual career summit begins with a selection of curated, on-demand video workshops and webinars, available for attendees to watch between September 17 and 23. On September 24, from 2 – 4 p.m. PDT, participants attend a text chat-based virtual career fair that will connect them directly with organizations from the comfort of your home, office, smartphone or tablet. Our online, cloud-based platform makes it easy and fun for you to participate. After signing in, you’ll be able to explore the available information and opportunities, and participate in 1-on-1 text-based chats with representatives from participating organizations. Share your background and experience, and get all your questions answered.

All Career Summit events are free to attend and open to active duty service members, National Guard members, military reservists, veterans, military spouses, and military caregivers. Come ready with your resume to learn about resources that help connect military families with meaningful employment at local and national employers.

In-Person Career Summit

Presented by Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The in-person career summit is open to service members and military spouses. The event begins with in-person workshops at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on September 23. On September 24, participants are invited to attend a hiring event at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Additional details will be provided to event registrants.

Registrants for the in-person event are also invited to attend Hiring Our Heroes’ text chat-based virtual career fair between 2 and 4 p.m. on September 24. The virtual career fair will connect them directly with organizations from the comfort of your home, office, smartphone or tablet. Our online, cloud-based platform makes it easy and fun for you to participate. After signing in, you’ll be able to explore the available information and opportunities, and participate in 1-on-1 text-based chats with representatives from participating organizations. Share your background and experience, and get all your questions answered.

Registration

To register or request a booth, click the corresponding booth below. Job seekers will be contacted via email by a Hiring Our Heroes Career Connector; your Career Connector will provide details on accessing the hiring fair. Employers, please note that space is limited for exhibitor booths and registration is not guaranteed until confirmed via email.

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Virtual Summit Sessions & Workshops

Make sure you’re prepared for the hiring fair with these webinars and workshops. Career Summit registrants will receive instructions for accessing these sessions via email with their hiring fair registration details.

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