For Immediate Release - October 05, 2011

EOLWD, DVS and Suffolk University to Host Free Career Seminar for Veterans

Boston, MA - On Wednesday, November 2, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) and the Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) will partner with Suffolk University to host a free Career Seminar for job-seeking veterans. The full-day seminar, “Marketing Your Military Service”, will provide the advice, resources and tools necessary for job-seeking veterans to properly maximize Massachusetts’ resources available for veterans entering or returning to the workforce. Secretary of Veterans’ Services Coleman Nee as well as Suffolk University’s Acting President and Provost Barry Brown will be on hand for opening remarks. Secretary Nee will then lead the first panel of the day.

A Resource Expo will take place in the afternoon. Highlights include: Asian American Civic Association, Helmets to Hardhats, Home Base Program, Suffolk University Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Suffolk University Office of Graduate Admissions, Suffolk University Law School Office of Admissions, There & Back Again, Veterans Upward Bound, Vet Center, Veterans Training School: New England Center for Homeless Veterans, and Vocational Rehabilitation Program: VetSuccess. The day will conclude with individual resume reviews facilitated by representatives from EOLWD, the state’s One Stop Career Centers and Suffolk University human resources professionals. Participants are encouraged to bring resumes and cover letters for review.

Refreshments and a complimentary lunch will be provided.

For more information, please visit: http://www.mass.gov/eolwd/vetseminar

RSVP IS REQUIRED to Laura Piscopo, lpiscopo@suffolk.edu.

WHO: The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, the Department of Veterans’ Services and Suffolk University
WHAT: “Marketing Your Military Service”
WHEN: Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
WHERE: 73 Tremont Street 9th Floor Boston, MA  

Visit EOLWD at: www.mass.gov/eolwd on Twitter:www.twitter.com/MassLWD 
Jobs Blog at: www.jobs.blog.state.ma.us and Job Quest at www.mass.gov/jobquest

 

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