Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hiring Event: Scott AFB

Team Scott

Just a reminder that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes [HOH] Program invites you to its Transition Summit on July 12-13 at the Scott Event Center.  HOH is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.  This summit will be the largest, national-level event of this nature hosted by Scott AFB this year. It includes panel discussions about the top five growth industries, as well as keynote addresses by AMC Vice Commander, Maj General Wayne Schatz, and U.S. TRANSCOM’s Chief of Staff, MG David Clarkson.   The event concludes with a Hiring and Education Fair featuring more than 90 exhibitors.   

July 12 kicks off at 1:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. and includes a Hiring Our Heroes job fair, keynote remarks, industry briefings, and panel discussions with Q&A. The audience focus is employers, commanders, Airmen, spouses and veterans.

July 13 starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m., and the day includes keynote remarks, discussions with Q&A, employment/transition workshops, and a hiring and education fair.
All are welcomed even if you were not able to pre-register, and any veterans  needing access to the base should stop by the Visitors Control Center for assistance.  
Veterans Affairs, Department of Labor-VETS, Soldier for Life, U.S. Air Force, DoD Transition to Veterans Program Office, Small Business Administration, Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes, and more!

AT&T Staffing; St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Monsanto, Amazon, Enterprise, Hilton Worldwide, Lockheed Martin, USTRANCOM, Walmart, Microsoft, UPS, Centene, USAA, and more!

Participating academic institutions include, American Military University, Ashford University, Bowling Green State University, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Columbia College-St. Louis, Columbia Southern University, DeVry  University, Community College of the Air Force (SAFB Education Office), Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide, Grace College and Theological Seminary, Jefferson College, Kaplan University, Kaskaskia College, Lindenwood University, Logan University, Maryville University St. Louis, McKendree University, Park University, Pinnacle Career Institute, Southeast Missouri State University, St. Louis University, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Southwestern Illinois College, Trident University International, University of Mary, University of Michigan-Flint, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Vatterott College, Washington University, Webster University, Western Governors University.

For more information, contact the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 256-8668.

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