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Chicago Veterans Job Fair

Soldier Field
Chicago, IL 60605

July 22, 2021

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Chicago Veterans Job Fair
July 22, 2021
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RecruitMilitary has held 29 events in Chicago, drawing 7,226 attendees and 1,664 exhibitors.

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.

One-way foot traffic flow will ensure you don't miss any exhibitors. Continue circling until all exhibitors have been visited.

Have your individualized QR Code scanned by all exhibitor booths you visit.

Masks may be required to be worn by all attendees.

Parking Information

Parking is currently $25 per car. RecruitMilitary is working to reduce this cost.

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.

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

ARRIVING FROM THE LOOP
North Parking Garage: 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: Please note that 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. 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 NORTHERN SUBURBS
North Parking Garage: 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: Please note that 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. 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 WEST
North Parking Garage: 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: Please note that 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. 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 SOUTH
North Parking Garage: 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. 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. Note: Please note that if you miss the 18th Street exit, you can turn right at Waldron Drive. As you head east on Waldron Drive take a left at Museum Campus Drive and continue to the North Garage.

Event Preparation Resources

Before the Event Checklist

Event Success Tips

  • Be Prepared: Charge your phone and bring your mask.
  • Keep an Open Mind: You never know which company has the perfect job for you.
  • Work the Room: Stop by every booth and share your QR code with every organization.
  • Rule of 3: Get at least three company follow-ups.
  • Apply as You Network: Apply to open positions while you network with recruiters.
  • Follow Event Guidelines: Adhere to all posted instructions including social distancing and one-way foot traffic.
  • Smile: Be confident. You've got this!

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Career Fair Testimonials

Bigger turn out than a general job fair. Received many qualified candidates and a decent amount of applicants.
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One of the best job fairs I've ever attended.
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The variety of job options that were available was a positive.
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