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5th Annual Veterans & Persons with Disabilities Career Fair and Workshops at Cal State LA

October 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm


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Registration will begin at 8:00 AM.

Career Fair from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Workshops from 9:00 AM to 11:50 PM.


Workshop #1: Resume Writing and Interview Tips

“A short workshop followed by a Q&A about basic strategies for impressing your next employer with your resume and interview skills.”

Presented by: Bryan Ricke

Location: Golden Eagle Ballroom 3

Time: 9:00 AM-9:50 AM


Workshop #2: Knowing Your Rights and ADA Compliance

“This workshop will explore the ADA and worker protection rights from application to retaining employment.”

Presented by: Erwin Petilla, and Theresa Woo

Location: Golden Eagle Ballroom 3

Time: 10:00 AM -10:50 AM


Workshop #3: Applying to State and Federal Jobs

“The Veterans Benefits Administration staff will be hosting a presentation to assist veterans and persons with disabilities in understanding the process of applying to federal government career positions. Preparation tools and strategies will be covered to successfully navigate the government website process of applying. Verbiage knowledge will be emphasized to better streamline the application process.”

Presented by: Maura Kazden and Silkvia To

Location: Golden Eagle Ballroom 3

Time: 11:00 AM -11:50 AM

Panel Presentation: Triumph and Challenges of Employment Seeking

for Veterans and Persons with Disabilities

Panel: Deana Garay, Jennifer Echeverria, Brian Chan, and, Haydee Garzon.

Location: Golden Eagle Ballrooms 3

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

Location: Golden Eagle Ballroom 3

*Please note that in addition to the workshops provided the Veterans Resource Center, the Office of Students with Disabilities, and the Career Development Center will be hosting workshops to assist students with the preparation tools and strategies needed to successfully navigate the upcoming Veterans and Persons with Disabilities Career Fair prior to the event. The focus of the workshop will emphasize on how to engage a conversation with an employer, how to tailor your resume, and how to stand out from the crowd. Professional staff will also be available to review resumes.


Veterans & Persons with Disabilities Resume & Career Fair Prep Workshops

Presented by: Cesar Gonzalez

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Place: Veterans Resource Center Lounge King Hall D-147

Veterans & Persons with Disabilities Resume & Career Fair Prep Workshop

Presented by: Bryan Ricke

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Time: 2:30 PM-3:30 PM

Place: Career Development Center at Cal State LA


October 25, 2019
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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