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Job Fair at Joint Base Lewis McChord

American Lake Conference Center
Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA 98433

October 5, 2022

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
Job Fair at Joint Base Lewis McChord
October 5, 2022
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Job Fair in Joint Base Lewis McChord

RecruitMilitary has held 13 events in Joint Base Lewis McChord, drawing 2,698 attendees and 568 exhibitors.

Upcoming Job Fair Information

Job Seeker Venue Information

Facility Access Information

Candidates are responsible for obtaining their own access onto military installations.

(NOTE: All military installations and facilities reserve the right to refuse admittance to any installation or military facility. RecruitMilitary is not responsible for local installation policies and cannot grant access or override installation policies.)

American Lake Conference Center
8085 NCO Beach Road
Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA 98433
American Lake Conference Center Information

The Job Fair will take place in the Evergreen Ballroom of the American Lake Conference Center.

Parking Information

FREE parking is available immediately outside of the venue.

Attendees who already have a Military ID:

• From Seattle take I-5 South and take Exit 120.
• Keep right at the fork and merge onto 41st Division Drive
• Turn right on San Francisco Ave.
• Take immediate right onto NCO Beach Rd.
• The Conference Center will be 0.8 miles down on your left.


Attendees without a Military ID -- will be required to go to the Visitor Center BEFORE proceeding to the American Lake Conference Center:
Directions to Visitor's Center:
* From Seattle take I-5 South and take exit 120.
* Stay left on the fork and take the second exit that goes around and under the freeway.
* Merge onto 41st Division Drive
* The Visitor Center will be 0.2 miles on the right.

Directions to Venue from Visitor's Center:
* Go LEFT out of the Visitor’s Center (away from the Main Gate – which will be on your right as you leave parking lot)
* Proceed under I-5 to North Fort Gate
* Turn Right onto San Francisco Rd
* Immediately turn Right onto NCO Beach Rd
* Venue will be down on the LEFT about a 1 to 1.5 miles
* You will bear left to enter the parking lot (the road splits and oncoming traffic has a stop sign)
* If you miss that, you can continue straight and turn left at the next entrance.

Event Preparation Resources

Craft Your 30-Second Elevator Pitch

Before the Event Checklist

Event Success Tips

  • Be Prepared: Charge your phone and practice your elevator pitch.
  • 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.
  • Smile: Be confident. You've got this!

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Career Fair Testimonials

It is a valuable resource! In addition, it's an excellent opportunity to network! I thank all the supportive staff in your organization.
Joint Base Lewis McChord -- Army E-5
DAV/RecruitMilitary is the best job fair event going right now in my opinion.
Joint Base Lewis McChord -- Education recruiter
The participating vendors were very friendly. They really want to hire people with military experience/background.
Joint Base Lewis McChord -- Air Force E-6