DC Networking Reception and Hiring Expo with the Washington Nationals

Nationals Park
1500 S Capitol St SE
WashingtonDC 20003

All registered veterans and military spouses are eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend that evening’s game between the Nationals and the Phillies.

The night before the hiring fair, please join the Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Program for a networking reception in at Capital One Headquarters in McLean, VA. Connect with recruiters from local and national businesses, community leaders, and local professionals, participate in mentoring sessions, and receive a complimentary professional LinkedIn profile photo.


Wednesday, September 6

 7 – 9 p.m. | Networking Reception at Captial One HQ in McClean, VA 

PDF icon Networking Reception Flyer.pdf
  • Opportunities to engage with recruiters, community leaders, local professionals, and senior military spouses
  • Resume guidance before the hiring fair
  • Access to valuable contacts and career advice from industry professionals

Thursday, September 7

9:30 – 11 a.m.  |  Personal Branding Workshop at Nationals Park in Washington, DC

This Hiring Our Heroes employment workshop is led by HR and workforce professionals and covers a variety of topics including resume building, networking, and interview tips, taking into account the job seeker’s military background and lifestyle. Hiring Our Heroes digital tools are also integrated into the workshop curriculum. Immediately following the workshop, volunteer career coaches will help you develop an elevator pitch, participate in a mock interview, and create a more effective resume.

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. |  Hiring Fair at Nationals Park in Washington, DC

PDF icon Hiring Fair Flyer.pdf


► Job Seekers, Employers, and Service Organizations: Click here to register.

Why register? Job seekers can upload their resumes to be viewed by employers ahead of the event.


This Comcast and Grant Thornton sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, NBC News, and other local partners.

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