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Portland Veterans Job Fair
University Place Hotel and Conference Center
Portland, OR 97201
May 9, 2019
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Portland Veterans Job Fair
May 9, 2019
RecruitMilitary has held 11 events in Portland, drawing 1,532 attendees and 234 exhibitors.
57 job seekers registered to attend the Portland Veterans Job Fair
57 job seekers registered to attend
10
Soldiers
7
Sailors
5
Airmen
2
Spouses
1
Marine
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Job Seeker Venue Information
University Place Hotel and Conference Center
310 SW Lincoln St
Portland, OR 97201
University Place Hotel and Conference Center Information
  • The Job Fair will take place in the Columbia Falls Room on the 2nd floor. Enter through the main doors of the hotel. Signage and staff will help direct you to the 2nd floor.

  • Registration will be on the 2nd floor.

Parking Information

Public Transportation:
TriMet’s Lincoln Station and the MAX Line is just outside the hotel's front door and the Downtown Street Car is less than 3 blocks away.

Parking:
There is an overnight fee of $18 for those staying at the hotel and includes unlimited in and out privileges. Day rates begin at $3 per hour or $13 for the day. Attendees who fail to obtain parking passes are subject to being ticketed and/or towed by Portland State University's Parking and Transportation Department.

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
Thank you so much to the wonderful volunteers! The lady verifying registration was kind and helpful! Thank you so much for your time & kindness!
9/29/16 Portland Career Fair -- Attendee
Today's event was a success. The candidates were highly educated, highly qualified, and prepared for success.
9/28/17 Portland Career Fair -- Non Profit Recruiter
Excellent opportunity to receive advice from HR managers, good networking potential, friendly and helpful staff.
9/29/16 Portland Career Fair -- Navy E-5
Common Questions

What is a RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo?

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What if my only interest is getting a job?

Are the employers actually hiring?

Why don’t all employers accept paper résumés?

If they won’t take my résumé, shouldn’t I have stayed home and registered online?

What if the employers are in industries that don’t interest me?

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