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Sample Schedule

7:30 am

Employer Arrival and setup

9:00 am
Opening Greeting

Career Fair opens to Veterans and their families

11:00 am
Career Fair opens to the public and all students

1:00 pm
Career Fair concludes


The Veteran Career Fair and Military Expo will offer breakout sessions on educational opportunities, transitioning from the military to the civilian life, and resume writing. 

Breakout Sessions  

10:00am Rider University Veteran Entrepreneurial Program

(Veterans Only) 

Rider University will offer a Veteran Entrepreneurial Program this summer, free of charge, to veterans wanting to start, purchase or expand a business. Funded by a generous grant from Grand Bank, N.A., the eight-week program will teach veterans how to launch a new business, grow/purchase an existing business, and/or apply for funding for a business.


10:30am and 11:30am Utilizing EBenefits

This workshop will discuss EBenefits, the national website run by the Department of Defense.  EBenefits is a great resource for veterans who are searching for a new position and for connecting with employers who are looking to hire in New Jersey and nationwide.  Mrs. Janice Livanos, Employment Coordinator for Hero2Hired, will also discuss how she can assist you one-on-one, the job market in NJ, resume development, mock interviews, and much more.  Your job search with Hero2Hired does not have to be alone.


11:00am Resume Writing & Interview Skills

This workshop will discuss the key components necessary to present your training and experience in resume format. A review of interview skills will also be discussed and practiced.