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Summer is the season of goodbyes and new beginnings as many military families PCS. It is also the season of retirement and a glimpse into the unknown.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosts dozens of hiring fairs for military members and their spouses around the country each month. But, the group also holds events for military families preparing to step into the civilian job force and leave the uniform behind.


Summer Military Spouse Job Fairs

Did you just arrive at your new duty station? Are you visiting before the big move to look at housing? Carry some freshly printed resumes with you and hit the pavement too. It’s never too early to start making connections and introducing yourself to the new neighborhood.

Click on the links below for details about each of these military spouse only hiring fairs hosted by The U.S. Chamber Foundation. Registration is required and they often fill up so don’t wait until the last minute!

June 1

Seattle, Wash.


Job fairs for military spouses this month

Spring showers bring May jobs!

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation continues to support military spouses as they search for jobs across the nation. They will host a number of job fairs around the country this month as well as several new events to help spouses meet potential employers and network.

The transition summits are a great way to help plan your move from military to civilian life. During the sessions attendees work on resume writing skills, find help building a well-crafted LinkedIn profile and participate in mock interviews.


Military Spouse Job Fairs in March

Fire up your resumes. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is hosting more spouse only job fairs in March.

If you live in Europe, there will also be a transition summit near the end of the month to help spouses and military families tackle the task of leaving the military.

Don’t forget to dress for success and bring several copies of your resume. For a full list of job fairs the foundation hosts throughout 2018 visit, www.uschamberfoundation.org

March 7

Dover, DE


Job fairs for military spouse in February

The U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation has long been a supporter of military families and veterans as they transition out of the military. Every month the foundation sponsors job fairs around the nation for military spouses.

The chamber also often sponsors planning sessions for families leaving the military and networking conferences. In February, the chamber’s calendar is especially full with spouse hiring events in every corner of the U.S.


Military Spouse Career Fairs in January

New year. New you? If 2018 is the year you are determined to take the next step in your career, start at the most military spouse friendly job fair in America – the spouse hiring events hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

The organization hosts hiring fairs across the nation every month and cater to military spouses and military members. The companies that attend specifically want to hire military spouses and former military members because of the wide range of skills they possess.


Job Fairs in November

There is much to be done at the holidays. Don’t let your job search fall to the bottom of the to-do list.

Sure, employers and employees alike are hustling at the holidays to finish in time to head home for family celebrations, but holidays are also when many employers need to hire extra help to fill in the gaps. Now is a great time to swoop in, work hard and show employers you have what it takes even in the busiest of seasons.


Upcoming Hiring Fairs for Military Spouses

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation continues to host hiring fairs across the nation exclusively for military spouses.

As the calendar rolls closer to the holiday season, this might not be a good time to find a just any job, it could be a great time to be hired on as a seasonal worker too.

National companies attend the Hiring Our Heroes events specifically to hire military spouses. Many seasonal jobs often turn into full-time gigs for workers who put in the time and effort.


Military Spouse Job Fairs in September

The kids are heading back to school and you finally have the house to yourself. Peace and quiet all day and time to kick start your job search into high gear!

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation continues to host military and military spouse only job fairs across the nation every month. Employers at these fairs known the skills and assets that military spouses have and they are looking to hire, regardless of how long you will be stationed in the area.


June Hiring Fairs

By Salute to Spouses Staff

PCS, family vacations, summer fun, packing, unpacking – June, July and August are busy months. Make sure you plan time to attend a job fair if you hope to return to work this fall.

The U.S. Chamber Foundation hosts job fairs around the nation every month that are open only to military personnel and their spouses. The companies that attend know you will move soon. But they also know military spouses are trained, professional and top notch employees – and they will be happy to have you for as long as you can stay.

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