The Veterans Trust
July 11th, 2016
2 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.

Veterans Hiring Expo

“Welcome Home to Careers and Resources”

The Chicago Sky (Leading WNBA Team), The Veterans Trust, Illinois Department of Employment Security, and dozens of other organizations are all collaborating to host the Veterans Hiring Expo: Welcome Home to Careers & Resources and a Professional Social event on July 11, 2016 from 2pm-6:30pm @ Robert Morris University Illinois in Downtown Chicago.


The Hiring Expo begins at 2pm and the Professional Social Hour will begin at 5:30pm. This event is meant for active military members, veterans, families, professionals, and employers to network with one another to form connections that go beyond employment. They always say, “It’s not WHAT you know, but WHO you know that makes the difference.” Join us for a drink and appetizers provided by Food For Thought Catering all while networking with like-minded people of Chicago.


The Veterans Hiring Expo: Welcome Home to a Careers & Resources event that connects military service members, veterans and families to immediate career opportunities and resources. The expo provides online applications for veterans before, during, and after the event to ensure proper placement of candidates into companies. The employment placement program experience for employers and veterans is absolutely amazing! This 4th annual community event has placed over 500 veterans into employment opportunities thus far.


This one-of-a-kind expo is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC for military, veterans and families with 50 tables to support businesses, colleges/ universities, government agencies and veteran support organizations. RSVP/REGISTER BY CLICKING “VETERAN REGISTRATION” AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE.


Veterans Hiring Expo will provide:


  • FREE Career and resource expo for military, veterans and families
  • FREE Parking available for vehicles
  • FREE Chicago Sky Hoops for Troops Game Night Tickets (7/15 @ Allstate Arena) for military service members and veterans that attend (2 each)
  • Onsite IDES registration and assistance for job seekers in Illinois- www.IllinoisJobLink.com
  • Up to 50 Employers providing various career opportunities to military, veterans and families
  • Up to 10 Non-profits and government veteran support organizations providing FREE services & programs


Thank you for supporting our military, veterans and families!