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Rep. Moran Hosting 'Jobs Boot Camp' Next Week

The jobs fair is open to 8th congressional district residents.

U.S. Rep. James P. "Jim" Moran (D-8th) is hosting a Job Hunters Boot Camp at on Tuesday.

The job fair, which is open to all of Moran’s 8th District constituents, will begin with remarks by the congressman at 9 a.m. and conclude at noon.

According to Moran's office, the program will feature workshops on resume writing and networking, panels with major employers in the area and a jobs fair. The event is similar to one .

Virginia’s current seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in May 2012, according to the Virginia Employment Commission. The number was about 0.6 percent lower than May 2011.

Virginia’s unemployment rate is still below the national average, which was 8.2 percent in May.

The following is a list of employers who will be at the event: 

  1. A-Team Solutions
  2. Access National Bank
  3. CACI
  4. Cardinal Bank
  5. Corporate Executive Board
  6. Deloitte
  7. General Dynamics
  8. Inova Health System
  9. Lockheed Martin
  10. ManTech
  11. Marriott
  12. MWAA (Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority)
  13. Northrop Grumman
  14. SAIC
  15. Sandy Spring Bank
  16. Serco
  17. Sheraton
  18. STG
  19. Sunrise Senior Living
  20. Virginia Commerce Bank
  21. Wells Fargo

Please note that the event is only open to residents of Moran's 8th District. Click here for a map of the 8th District boundaries.

If you are an 8th District resident who would like to register for the event, click here.

cgreen June 23, 2012 at 04:21 PM
How about a job fair that connects people seeking specific types of jobs with the people who are successfully working in those areas. Kind of like a career mentorship/apprentishop endeavor?
Yvette W September 28, 2012 at 06:53 AM
If you can't make it to the job fair and you are interested in automotive jobs try Advanced Automotive. http://jobs.advanceautoparts.com They have several career and job opportunities throughout the state.

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