Military Skilled Trades career fairs are scheduled at more than 30 locations each year.  About half are scheduled for active Army, Navy,  Air Force or Marine Corps military installations, and the rest are in cities near clusters of skilled trades National Guard/Reserve units.

Service Members: If you are interested in attending an event in person, please click the registration link next to the event and create a profile.  If you are not able to attend an event in person, but wish to be considered virtually, click here to create a profile so that participating employers can see it.  You should be within 12 months of separation from the service or currently available for work and have CURRENT skilled trades experience.

Approximately 3 weeks prior to an event we will add links on this page where you can view the list of attending employers for a specific event and the top skills those employers are seeking.

Click to see a list of all participating employers across all events.

Employers: You can view job seeker profiles through access to the resume database as a stand alone option, or as part of exhibiting at a career fair.  Please visit employer FAQ’s for more details.  Select the “contact for info” button to receive more information about exhibition or database access.



Participating Employers

Registration Links

Saturday March 9, 2019

Little Rock, AR (1 pm – 5 pm)

Holiday Inn Little Rock Presidential – Downtown, 600 Interstate 30, Little Rock, AR 72202

List will be published on/about Feb 23rd

Thursday March 14, 2019

Norfolk, VA (2 – 6 pm)

Delta Hotels Norfolk Airport, 1570 N. Military Hwy, Norfolk, VA 23502

List will be published on/about Feb 28th

Friday March 29, 2019

Port Hueneme, CA (2 – 6 pm)

Holiday Inn Express Port Hueneme, 350 E. Port Hueneme RoadPort HuenemeCA 93041 

List will be published on/about Mar 7th

Thursday April 4, 2019

Ft Walton Beach, FL (2 – 6 pm)

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach, 1299 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

List will be published on/about Mar 7th

Saturday April 6, 2019

Jackson, MS (1 – 5 pm)

Regency Hotel & Conference Center, 400 Greymont Ave, Jackson, MS 39202

List will be published on/about Mar 7th

Thursday April 11, 2019

Wichita, KS (2 – 6 pm)

Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35, 549 S Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 67207

List will be published on/about Mar 21st

Saturday April 20, 2019

Birmingham, AL (1 – 5 pm)

Holiday Inn Birmingham-Airport, 5000 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35212

List will be published on/about Mar 29th

Thursday April 25, 2019

San Diego, CA (2 – 6 pm)

Handlery Hotel San Diego, 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108 (Mission Valley area)

List will be published on/about April 4th

Saturday May 4, 2019

Fort Worth, TX (9-1 pm)

River Oaks Community Center, 5300 Blackstone Dr., River Oaks, TX 76114

List will be published on/about April 12th

Thursday May 9, 2019

Las Vegas, NV (2 – 6 pm)

Del Angel Banquet Hall, 3636 N. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89115

List will be published on/about April 18th

Thursday May 16, 2019

Jacksonville, NC (2 – 6 pm)

Jacksonville Conference Center, 800 New Bridge Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540

List will be published on/about April 25th

Other active duty locations planned for 2019 (dates TBA): Arizona (near Luke AFB); California (near Camp Pendleton); Florida (near Naval Station Jacksonville and Patrick AFB); Georgia (near Fort Stewart and Robins AFB); Nebraska (near Offutt AFB); North Carolina (near Fort Bragg);  Oklahoma (near Tinker AFB); Texas (near Fort Hood); Utah (near Hill AFB); Washington (near Joint Base Lewis McChord, Naval Station Everett).

Other Guard/Reserve duty locations planned for 2019 (specific cities and dates TBA): California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and  Wisconsin.       .