HAWK CAREER CENTER: UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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Please go to our partner site as well, WorkSourceWA.com and register for an employer account.

 

WE WILL NO LONGER BE POSTING JOBS, ONLY CURRENT EVENTS.

 

JOB FAIRS, NETWORKING EVENTS, CLASSES,  & WORKSHOPS

 

JUNE

 

  • APPRENTI Virtual Event: 3 June from 2:30pm to 4pm. Tech is the fastest-growing industry in the world, 1 in 20 job openings are tech. Our Unique apprenticeship program puts you on a straightforward, step-by-step fast track toward your dream job. Apprenti is actively recruiting veterans as well as a family members. You must pre register to attend: Registration

 

JULY

 

  • Operation GoodJobs Veteran Networking Event: 15 July from 10:30am to 1:30pm. Hosted by Operation GoodJobs (Goodwill: Military and Veteran Services) at American Lake Conference Center - Lewis North. This event is free to job seekers and offer the opportunity to meet with HR, recruiters and representatives from 70-90 government and private sector businesses and organizations that are dedicated to employing veterans. For more information please contact www.vetservicesinfo@goodwillwa.org or visit: www.goodwillwa.org/training/veteran 

 

  • RecruitMilitary Job Fair; 21 Jul from 11am to 3pm, American Lake Conference Center, JBLM. This event targets transitioning service members, spouses, dependents, and veterans. We provide the opportunity for service members, families and veterans to meet face-to-face with companies looking to hire. These companies are hiring for a multitude of different markets including: Law Enforcement, Healthcare, Finance, Educational Institutions, Federal/Contract Positions, Transportation, Logistics and more. This event is free for those attending. For more information visit: RecruitMilitary

 

AUGUST

 

  • APPRENTI Virtual Event: 5 August from 2:30pm to 4pm. Tech is the fastest-growing industry in the world, 1 in 20 job openings are tech. Our Unique apprenticeship program puts you on a straightforward, step-by-step fast track toward your dream job. Apprenti is actively recruiting veterans as well as a family members. for more information email: Ed Choe

 

  • Hire G.I. Job Fair: 20 August from 11am to 2pm at American Lake Conference Center, JBLM. Hire G.I. serves those who have serged by developing transitioning military personnel, and pairing those candidates with top-tier employers. Since its inception Hire G.I. has become the working link between veterans entering the civilian workforce and military friendly companies seeking optimum employee fit. This is your opportunity to interview face-to-face with 20+ Industry Leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic candidates. This event is free for those attending. For more information visit: www.HireGI.com

 

SEPTEMBER

 

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord Career Summit; 23-24 Sep. Join us for a free hiring fair and career summit for Service Members, veterans, and military spouses. This event features leadership from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, local community leaders, key federal & state agencies, influential military leaders, and innovators in the business and employer community. Hiring Our Heroes Events

  

OCTOBER

 

  • APPRENTI Virtual Event: 14 October from 2:30pm to 4pm. Tech is the fastest-growing industry in the world, 1 in 20 job openings are tech. Our Unique apprenticeship program puts you on a straightforward, step-by-step fast track toward your dream job. Apprenti is actively recruiting veterans as well as a family members. for more information email: Ed Choe

 

  • RecruitMilitary Job Fair; 6 Oct from 11am to 3pm, American Lake Conference Center, JBLM. This event targets transitioning service members, spouses, dependents, and veterans. We provide the opportunity for service members, families and veterans to meet face-to-face with companies looking to hire. These companies are hiring for a multitude of different markets including: Law Enforcement, Healthcare, Finance, Educational Institutions, Federal/Contract Positions, Transportation, Logistics and more. This event is free for those attending. For more information visit: RecruitMilitary

 

  • Hire G.I. Job Fair: 22 October from 11am to 2pm at American Lake Conference Center, JBLM. Hire G.I. serves those who have serged by developing transitioning military personnel, and pairing those candidates with top-tier employers. Since its inception Hire G.I. has become the working link between veterans entering the civilian workforce and military friendly companies seeking optimum employee fit. This is your opportunity to interview face-to-face with 20+ Industry Leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic candidates. This event is free for those attending. For more information visit: www.HireGI.com

 

NOVEMBER

 

  • Operation GoodJobs Veteran Networking Event: 18 Novbember from 10:30am to 1:30pm. Hosted by Operation GoodJobs (Goodwill: Military and Veteran Services) at American Lake Conference Center - Lewis North. This event is free to job seekers and offer the opportunity to meet with HR, recruiters and representatives from 70-90 government and private sector businesses and organizations that are dedicated to employing veterans. For more information please contact www.vetservicesinfo@goodwillwa.org or visit: www.goodwillwa.org/training/veteran 

 

DECEMBER

 

  • APPRENTI Virtual Event: 3 June from 2:30pm to 4pm. Tech is the fastest-growing industry in the world, 1 in 20 job openings are tech. Our Unique apprenticeship program puts you on a straightforward, step-by-step fast track toward your dream job. Apprenti is actively recruiting veterans as well as a family members. for more information email: Ed Choe

 

 WEEKLY HAWK CAREER CENTER EVENTS (Excluding Federal Holidays)

11577 41st Division Drive, JBLM - Lewis North 98433

 

  • Career Skills Program Brief; Every Monday from 11:00am to 1:00pm in Hawk Career Center's Auditorium (walk-ins welcome). CSP's are civilian advancement opportunities that prepare service members, veterans, and spouses for industry-specific job training and certifications including job placement assistance. For more information call (253)477-4748/4743. 

 

  • Hawk Career Center Direct Hire Event; Every Wednesday from 11:00am to 1:00pm in the Lobby. Meet employers during the lunch hour and find out more about their open employment opportunties. Open to Transitioning Service Members, Military Spouses, Veterans, and all other DoD ID Card holders.

 

  • Orientation to WorkSource ServicesEvery Friday from 9:00 to 10:00am in the Auditorium. The most difficult part of any job search may be taking the first step, and we're here to help.  Join our workshop and receive an overview of job search services available at WorkSource, an Introduction to WorkSourceWA.com,an online resource for finding work in Washington State, a presentation of the many employment and training opportunities available, connection with an employment specialist, your experts in the job market, and a job search readiness guide.    This is a drop-in class, registration is not required.

 

 PROGRAM INFORMATION & CONTACTS

 

  • Military to Manufacturing Career Pathways Program (M2M) is a manufacturing industry driven program sponsored by CAMPS (Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound). M2M is a three day workshop focusing on entry-level, semi-skilled, skilled and leadership positions in the manufacturing industry. Special emphasis is placed on helping military personnel understand advanced manufacturing and the skills translation from military to manufacturing positions. CAMPS works through the process that results in job placement. Contact: Stacie Buchanan  

 

  • Onward to Opportunity – the NW Edge is 6 week program, meeting every Tuesday, facilitated by different partnering agencies providing specialized transition workshops covering: Speaking Civilian, Social Media-LinkedIn, WA State Economic Demographics, Resume Tailoring, Interview Workshop, Mock Interviews, WA State Opportunities, and a NW Edge Social with employers. For more information contact Ben Dufay 

 

  • Career Exploration Planning (CEP) is a two day workshop that will assist transitioning service members in identifying civilian technical occupations, establishing career goals, highlight VA education benefits, and beginning applications for credentialing and vocation training. Classes are located at Hawk Career Center. For more info or to register call 253-967-3258. 

 

  • Managing Your (MY) Education prepares you to transition as a full-time student. The 3 day class and field trip focus on identifying personal education goals, researching schools and obtaining financial assistance, and contacting /applying for admission to colleges and universities with a goal of obtaining a degree. By selecting this track you will create a customized plan for a successful transition to a higher education institution. For more info, or to register, call 253-967-3258.

 

  • SBA Entrepreneurship - A 2 day workshop how to start a business: gain tools and knowledge needed to identify a business opportunity, draft a plan and launch an enterprise. Classes are located at Hawk Transition Center. For more info or to register call 253-967-3258.

 

  • Career Skills Program is civilian advancement opportunities, that prepare service members, veterans, and spouses for industry-specific job training and certifications including job placement assistance. For more informationcall (253)477-4748/4743. Briefings are held every Monday at 12 pm at Hawk Career Center (Bldg. 11577 next to Wilson Gym/Ocubo Clinic) (walk-ins welcome)  

 

  • Hiring our Heroes Corporate Fellowship is a program open to eligible active duty service members transitioning out of the military within six months from the start of this program. Additionally, this program is also open to all military spouses of active duty service members. Military leaders and spouses need a transition program that can significantly build their civilian network, and add civilian work experience to their resume. Becoming a fellow in this program notably increases the chances of landing a career that correlates with your education, experience and current level of pay. In addition, weekly fellow huddles, and guest speaker/mentor programs will also be taught during the program. For more information contact: Rob Comer

 

CLIENT SERVICES

 

  • JBLM DPFR Employment Readiness Program: Located at the Hawk Career Center Rm.212, Lewis North. ERP Classes and appointments are available to all DoD ID Card holders, to include Military Spouses, Veterans, and retirees.  Recurring classes offered monthly are: Resume 101, The Complete Federal Resume, and LinkedIn 360.  Interview Ready and Job Fair Success classes are conducted on a quarterly basis.  One-on-one appointments are also available for career counseling, corporate and federal resume review, mock interviews, job search assistance, and more.  Register online for any of the above classes/services at jblmdpfr.timetap.com or call (253) 477-WORK (9675).

 

  • Operation GoodJobs provides job placement services, employer networking opportunities, skills training, resume writing skills and mock interviews, as well as quarterly hiring events on JBLM, all at no cost. For information, attend an orientation every Friday at 1:50 PM at the Starbucks at 10314 S. Tacoma Way, Lakewood, WA (exit 127 off I-5) or on the 4th Thursday of every month at the Lacey Veterans Service Hub at 4232 6th Avenue SE, #202. More at Operation GoodJobs  or (253) 573-6789.

 

  • USO provides connections to public, private and corporate resources and programs for transitioning service members, veterans and military families. The services are all free of charge, for employment, education, benefits, housing, family programs, finance and legal assistance. JBLM USO Pathfinder Scouts are now exclusively co-located at the ACU Bank, Bldg. 2201 on 12th and Pendleton, JBLM. USO NW (also known as Camp Lewis), occupies the space closest to the main entrance of the ACU offering hospitality: food, beverages, lounge chairs, TV, and more. Camp Lewis is open to active duty service members and their families. Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 AM through 5 PM. USO Pathfinder

     

  •  VIE-25 is a initiative designed to help exiting service members obtain a professional/technical certificate while they are still on active duty. The VIE-25 has a partnership with seven of the Community and Technical Colleges in the surrounding area that allow service members the opportunity to complete a certificate program that is usually 1-2 quarters. By using the MOA, a service member has the opportunity to attend classes as a student during normal duty hours for the last six months of their active duty service.  Funding for this initiative is through the Workforce Education/Worker Retraining grant.  The Workforce Education/Worker Retraining dollars have been allocated federally and by the state in order to assist service members in paying for these professional/technical certificates as they transition out of the military and into a new career field or to enhance the work they have done while on active duty by obtaining one of the many certificates in some of the nation's and Washington's top industries. Sign up at Stone Ed Appointments 

 

  • WorkSource JBLM is a joint venture of organizations dedicated to augmenting and aligning services with SFL-TAP to assist and support transitioning service members, spouses/families, veterans, retirees and federal contractors with employment and training needs.  WorkSource provides a framework for an effective, efficient, and consistent approach that delivers employment and training services statewide to a diverse group of customers with all levels of education, skills, experience and backgrounds. WorkSource staff and service providers are located in Hawk Career Center, room 206, M–F 0800 – 1200 and 1300 – 1630.  For more information or to schedule an appointment please call (253) 966-2252. WorkSource

 

  • WorkSource: Career Path Services offers assistance with funding for short term training and certifications, for both Military Spouses and Transitioning service members.  CPS can also help spouses without a High School Diploma attain their GED.  Staff are located on-site in the Hawk Career Center, Room 215, M–F 0800 - 1630.  For more information or to schedule an appointment please email or call: Nelva March: 253-477-4754, 253-966-2881

 

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