Northern Virginia Technology Council | Events | VEI VETWORKING Event


May 23, 2019

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sessions and Dinner

The MITRE Corporation
7525 Colshire Drive
McLean, VA

Military, Veterans and Spouses

Transitioning from the military to a civilian career is a real challenge and mentoring and community support is crucial to successful entry into the civilian workforce.

The Northern Virginia Technology Council's Veteran Employment Initiative VETWORKING program provides transitioning military members, Veterans including student Veterans, Guard and Reserve members and their spouses with a free career transition education and personal growth experience to enhance your employment journey. VETWORKING combines elements of networking and mentoring and connects the jobseeker with a support team. Through small group interactions, VETWORKING facilitates the development of career search skills, building of professional networks and empowerment through the support of fellow job seekers and professional mentors. VETWORKING takes a deeper dive into the career transition space than the military’s TAP and over 125 jobseekers have completed this experience.

The program is broken down into two sessions of three hours each on Tuesday evenings at the MITRE Corporation. Each session runs from 5-8 pm and dinner is provided. There is a maximum of 25 per cohort and once signed up you must commit to attending both sessions. The course consists of:

In partnership with The MITRE Corporation