WESTMONT – Local veterans who are unemployed, under-employed, or looking to start a new career are invited to attend a free “Veterans – Jobs Boot Camp” presented by DeVry University and hosted by State Representative Patti Bellock (R-Hinsdale) at 7:00 p.m. on Sept. 19 at the Westmont Centre, located at 1 S. Cass Avenue in Westmont. A staff member from the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs will also be in attendance to provide information and answer questions about the full range of benefits and services available to Illinois veterans.
The “Veterans – Jobs Boot Camp” is a workshop featuring one-on-one consultations with career professionals including resume` writing tips, job search strategies, interview preparation and leveraging social networking tools to help veterans find jobs that match their interest level and skill set. Veterans are encouraged to bring a copy of their resume` for a one-one-one review.
“Our event will help veterans prepare to the find the new job or career change they’re looking for,” Rep. Bellock said. “I would like to thank the staff from DeVry University and the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs for coming together to assist our local veterans with meeting their employment needs as well as making them aware of all the benefits and services they are entitled to.”
RSVP’s for the Jobs Boot Camp are required by calling (630) 852-8633. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will also be provided.
Veteran's Issues and Jobs Boot Camp presented by the
Illinois Department of Veteran's Affairs and DeVry University
Monday, September 19
Westmont Centre – Lower Level
1 S. Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
For questions or more information, please contact Rep. Bellock's office at (630) 852-8633.
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