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Oakland Veterans Job Fair
Oakland Alameda Coliseum
Oakland, CA 94621
June 6, 2019
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Oakland Veterans Job Fair
June 6, 2019
RecruitMilitary has held 21 events in Oakland, drawing 3,820 attendees and 664 exhibitors.
188 job seekers registered to attend the Oakland Veterans Job Fair
188 job seekers registered to attend
66
Soldiers
35
Sailors
28
Airmen
18
Marines
8
Coast Guardsmen
7
Spouses
6
Others
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Job Seeker Venue Information
Oakland Alameda Coliseum
7000 Coliseum Way
Oakland, CA 94621
Oakland Alameda Coliseum Information
  • The Job Fair will take place in the East Side Club on the club level located directly off the Bart Plaza.

  • Please allow extra time to pass through security. All attendees will be subject to bag checks and wanding.

Parking Information
  • Free parking will be available in A-Lot.

  • Enter through the 66th Avenue entrance and tell the guard you are there for the RecruitMilitary Job Fair. Walk up the ramp to the BART Plaza Level and enter the stadium through the glass doors at the top of the ramp.

  • If arriving via BART, simply walk across the platform bridge to the glass doors.

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum is located directly off Interstate 880 and directly connected to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and Amtrak.

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
It was great to see that so many employers are eager to hire veterans into their company. Looks like they know the value a veteran has to offer.
Oakland Career Fair -- USAF E-5
It was nice that it was so close and offered a nice array of jobs and schools.
Oakland Career Fair -- Navy E-6
Excellent! Candidates were better prepared than at other military events I've attended.
Oakland Career Fair -- Telecommunications Industry Recruiter
Common Questions

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Are the employers actually hiring?

Why don’t all employers accept paper résumés?

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