American Legion 2018 Winter Conference & Career Event – Feb 23

Friday, February 23, 2018 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Washington Hilton

1919 Connecticut Ave NW

WashingtonDC 20009

Join Hiring Our Heroes at the American Legion 2018 Winter Conference & Career Event for free workshop sessions focused on resume building, networking, interviewing, and financial literacy, followed by a networking lunch that will feature a panel discussion on employment topics and best practices.

For more information about the American Legion Winter Conference, click here.


9 – 10:30 a.m.   Resume Workshop

Taught by the American Legion, the resume workshop will focus on resume building, networking and interviewing tips. Immediately following the workshop, volunteer career coaches will help participants develop an elevator pitch, participate in a mock interview, and create a more effective resume.

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.   Financial Literacy Workshop

Taught by the American Legion, this workshop will include tips on managing your money, creating a budget, tracking spending, paying down debt and saving for the future. Participants will be shown how to improve their credit scores, navigate finances, deal with expenses, establish a plan for emergencies, and build a working budget.

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.   Networking Lunch

During lunch, a panel discussion will focus on employment topics and best practices.

1 – 4 p.m. Hiring Fair

Connect directly with recruiters and hiring managers from local and national companies of all sizes.


► Employers and Service Organizations: Register here.

► Job Seekers: Register here.
Why register? Job seekers can upload their resumes to be viewed by employers ahead of the event.

If you have any other questions, please visit our FAQ page.


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This American Legion-sponsored employment forum and networking event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, DC Employment Support of the Guard and Reserve, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service [DOL VETS], the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Goodwill Industries International, NBC News, and other local partners. For more information on our hiring events, click here.