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Chicago Veterans Job Fair

Soldier Field
Chicago, IL 60605

April 23, 2020

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Chicago Veterans Job Fair
April 23, 2020

Job Fair in Chicago

RecruitMilitary has held 26 events in Chicago, drawing 6,790 attendees and 1,544 exhibitors.
13 job seekers registered to attend the Chicago Veterans Job Fair
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Upcoming Job Fair Information

Job Seeker Venue Information

Soldier Field
1410 Museum Campus Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
Soldier Field Information

The Job Fair will take place in the 1st Floor United Club.

Enter the stadium through Gate 38 at the North end of the stadium and you will be directed to the event space.

Parking Information

Upon arrival, please follow the signs directing cars to the United Club levels of the North Garage. Enter the stadium through the United Club entrance. Attendants will be on-site to assist with directions. Standard parking rates apply.

Public transportation is also available. Take the train to Roosevelt and State station then take the #146 bus toward Museum Campus (Soldier Field)

DIRECTIONS FROM 18TH STREET EXIT
Continue on 18th Street which becomes Museum Campus Drive. Continue North on Museum Campus Drive (on the east/lake side of Soldier Field) through the Waldron Drive intersection and past the ADA & Taxi drop-off turn-around. Keep on Museum Campus Drive past the Soldier Field loading dock entrance. Take the first left after the loading dock into the North Parking Garage.

ARRIVING FROM THE LOOP to 18th STREET EXIT
Travel southbound on Lake Shore Drive (or southbound on Columbus Drive), and move toward the right lanes as you approach Soldier Field. Proceed to the 18th Street exit, which is the first exit on the right after you pass Soldier Field. Note: You can ONLY exit 18th Street from the far right lane of southbound Lake Shore Drive. If you miss the 18th Street exit, you will have to go all the way to 31st Street to turn around. When you exit at 18th Street, turn left at the bottom of the exit and go under the viaduct. Follow directions from 18th Street Exit above.

ARRIVING FROM THE NORTHERN SUBURB to 18th STREET EXITS
Take the Edens Expressway (I-94) eastbound until it merges into the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94). Continue on the Kennedy past the Loop to the Taylor Street/Roosevelt Road exit. Take this exit to Roosevelt Road, which is the second stoplight off the exit, and turn left onto Roosevelt Road. Follow Roosevelt Road to Columbus Drive; take a right onto Columbus Drive. Follow Columbus Drive until it merges into southbound Lake Shore Drive. Stay in the right hand lane and proceed to the 18th Street exit, which is the first exit on the right after you pass Soldier Field. Note: You can ONLY exit 18th Street from the far right lane of southbound Lake Shore Drive. If you miss the 18th Street exit, you will have to go all the way to 31st Street to turn around. When you exit at 18th Street, turn left at the bottom of the exit and go under the viaduct. Follow directions from 18th Street Exit above.

ARRIVING FROM THE WEST to 18th STREET EXIT
Take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) eastbound until it becomes Congress Parkway. Continue on Congress Parkway until it dead ends at Columbus Drive (Buckingham Fountain will be directly in front of you). Turn right onto Columbus Drive. Follow Columbus Drive until it merges into southbound Lake Shore Drive. Stay in the right hand lane and proceed to the 18th Street exit, which is the first exit on the right after you pass Soldier Field. Note: You can ONLY exit 18th Street from the far right lane of southbound Lake Shore Drive. If you miss the 18th Street exit, you will have to go all the way to 31st Street to turn around. When you exit at 18th Street, turn left at the bottom of the exit and go under the viaduct. Follow directions from 18th Street Exit above.

ARRIVING FROM THE SOUTH to 18th STREET EXIT
Travel northbound on Lake Shore Drive, and move toward the right lanes as you approach Soldier Field. Proceed to the 18th Street exit. When you exit at 18th Street, turn right at the bottom of the exit. Continue on 18th Street which becomes Museum Campus Drive. Follow directions from 18th Street Exit above.

Event Success Tips

  • Review the exhibitor list and conduct research to help you engage effectively.
  • Visit every exhibitor - find the hidden opportunity that might be perfect for you.
  • Take a moment to practice your 30-second elevator pitch.
  • Make eye contact and confidently greet each recruiter with a smile and firm handshake.
  • Deliver your elevator pitch and engage in conversation.
  • Get the recruiter’s contact information and ask about the best way to follow-up.
  • Within 24 hours, follow-up with every company that interests you.
  • Visit our resource center for additional resources

Career Fair Testimonials

I loved the increase in companies involved. You're doing a great job for the vets.
Chicago Career Fair -- Army E-6
The variety of job options that were available was a positive.
Chicago -- Army National Guard E-6
One of the best job fairs I've ever attended.
Chicago Career Fair -- Army E-7

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