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Job Fairs and Career Events 2014 in Washington DC

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Job fairs are held frequently in the Washington DC area and are great places to network, find out about current job openings and learn about future career development possibilities. If you are looking for a new job, attending a job fair will give you the opportunity to meet with representatives from a variety of employers at one time and place.

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Wal-Mart Hiring Centers
Ongoing. Walmart will recruit potential employees for Wal-Mart stores under construction at H and 2nd Streets in NE Washington and on Georgia Avenue in NW Washington. The hiring centers are located at 900 2nd St. NE and 7818 Eastern Ave. NW and will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Approximately 300 people will be hired for each store. You can also apply online at careers.walmart.com

National Career Fairs

April 23, 2014. DoubleTree Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This company produces regular career fairs across the country bringing a wide range of job applicants and employers together.

Capitol Hill Supportive Services Program, Inc. Job Fair
April 30, 2014, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2052 West Virginia Avenue NE Washington DC, Sponsors include CWResources, Melwood, RCM, Pepco Holdings, Safeway, BB&T and Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority.

The Washington Post Career Fairs
May 6, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m. Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA.  Three events in one location! Engineering, Technology & Security Clearance;
Nursing, Therapy & Allied Health and Professional and General.

Military Officers Association of America Career Fair
May 13, 2014, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Washington Convention Center,  801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW Washington DC. The nation's largest and most influential association of military officers is hosting the largest D.C. military officer career fair. Job seekers have the opportunity to meet local, national and international employers including Lockheed Martin, Amazon, Bank of America, Marriott, National Security Agency, Peace Corps, National Science Foundation, Department of Veteran Affairs and many more. The event features several seminars and panels on transitioning to civilian employment including resume assistance, exploring entrepreneurship (RSVPs required; RSVP to AmandaB@moaa.org), LinkedIn guidance and professional imaging. The event is open to all military servicemembers and government employees – all ranks, active duty, retired, former servicemembers, National Guard/Reserve servicemembers and their spouses. As an added feature to the event, job-seekers are invited to attend MOAA’s pre-career fair networking event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington. There will be a special session at 5:15 p.m. about professional imaging. RSVP to AmandaB@moaa.org by May 5 for this event only. 

Choice Career Fairs
June 5, 2014, August 21, 2014 and November 6, 2014, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Holiday Inn Rosslyn, 1900 N Fort Myer Dr. Arlington, VA. Job fairs are offered four times a year.

Need some advice on how to prepare for a job fair? About.com’s Job Search Site shares a Job Fair Checklist

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