Veterans in Northeastern Pennsylvania searching for employment, or interested in a new career, are invited to attend NEPA Veterans Employment Boot Camp, to be held May 31, 2012, at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre. The all day boot camp is coordinated by Northeastern Pennsylvania Veterans (NEPA VMA), in collaboration with the Office of Veterans’ Affairs, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The boot camp will focus on reintegration to civilian employment and have sessions on corporate culture, networking and job search, résumé and interview skills, the outlook for high demand occupations in the region and state. There will also be panels on VA healthcare and GI Bill benefits, local, state and federal employment, post-secondary education, justice outreach and discharge review. The event will culminate in a networking session with area employers committed to employing veterans and agencies that provide services to veterans and their families.
There is no cost for veterans to attend the event however, registration is required. Registration is open through midnight May 30.
** Please note: Registration has moved to 8:00-8:30am.**