Military Officer Job Fair   

Sponsored by the West Point Society of DC

 

Washington, DC Metro Area

December 5, 2014

MILITARY OFFICER JOB FAIR - SPRINGFIELD, VA  
DATE :
December 5, 2014
JOB FAIR HOURS :
9:00 a.m. until 12:30 PM.
LOCATION:

Waterford at Springfield
6715 Commerce Street
Springfield, VA  22150

Employers click here

 

 
ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND | COMPANIES | TIPS | DRESS | DIRECTIONS |


You are invited to attend our Military Officer Job Fair from 9 am to 12:30 PM on Friday, December 5, 2014. There will also be a career transition seminar titled "Total Career Mastery" starting at 8 am. At the job fair, you can meet face-to-face with dozens of employers in a wide range of fields. All types of jobs. Local and nationwide career opportunities!

ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND:
Free and open to all transitioning or former (separated or retired) military officers of all ranks and branches of Service. Military spouses and adult family members are also welcomed. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. To pre-register, please click here. 

COMPANIES:
Here are the companies that participated in last year's job fair. This list will be replaced as new companies register for the 2014 job fair.

TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL JOB FAIR:

* Refine your resume until it represents you in the best possible light; bring many copies of your resume.

* Practice your 30 seconds sales pitch.

* Research the companies in advance; know all you can about their products and services.

* Dress for success -- either a business suit or coat and tie are recommended for men; equivalent attire for women.

* Get a copy of the Employer Directory at the registration table. Read it.

* Project a professional image at all times.

* Be positive/upbeat.

* Meet with all the companies -- you never know where the "right" opportunity may be.

* Keep your options open. Stay flexible.

* Be respectful of the recruiter's time -- provide a brief, accurate glimpse of who you are, what you're looking to do, your geographic preference, and when you will be available to start work.

* Defer questions about salary requirements until later in the interview process.

* Thank the recruiter for giving you the opportunity to present your qualifications. Ask about next step
s.

DRESS:

Business attire is recommended -- dress as you would for a job interview. Duty uniform is also acceptable attire.

DIRECTIONS to Waterford at Springfield:

Public Transportation:
Take the Blue line of the Washington, DC Metrorail System to the Franconia-Springfield metro stop. From there, it's about a 5-minute taxi ride to The Waterford. To view the Metrorail System map, visit www.wmata.com/rail/maps/map.cfm.

From Washington, DC:
Take I-395 South toward Richmond. Take the VA-644 W (Exit1B) exit toward Springfield. Take Old Keene Mill Rd ramp then bear right onto the Brandon Avenue ramp. Stay right on Brandon to traffic light at Brandon/Commerce. Turn right on Commerce Street and follow to The Waterford on the right.

From I-66:
Take I-495 exit 64A toward Richmond. Follow signs for VA-644 (Springfield) Take the VA-644 W. Old Keene Mill Rd. exit toward Springfield. Bear right onto the Brandon Ave. Stay right on Brandon to traffic light at Brandon/Commerce. Turn right on Commerce Street and follow to The Waterford on the right.

From Maryland:
Take I-495 S or I-95 S toward Alexandria/Richmond. Follow signs for VA-644 (Springfield) Take the VA-644 W. Old Keene Mill Road exit toward Springfield. Bear right onto the Brandon Avenue Ramp. Stay right on Brandon to traffic light at Brandon/Commerce. Turn right on Commerce Street and follow to The Waterford on the right.

From Richmond:
Take I-95N to exit 169 A towards Franconia. At Light, turn left onto Loisdale Road. Stay straight on Loisdale Road. Make a U-turn at Bowie Drive. The Waterford will be on the right.

From Fairfax County Pkwy - Franconia/Springfield Pkwy:
Go East and take the Backlick Rd. ramp. Turn left onto Backlick Road from ramp. Follow Backlick Road to a right turn on Commerce Street. Follow Commerce Street to The Waterford on right.

From Franconia/Springfield Pkwy:
Take Manchester Boulevard/Franconia Springfield Parkway. Take Frontier Drive ramp and turn right. Follow to Franconia Road and turn left. Follow to Commerce Street and turn right to The Waterford on left.

 


This job fair is sponsored by the West Point Society of DC.