February 2024

Meet Your Future Employer

Connect with military-friendly employers nationwide!

Next Job Fair:

Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2024

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time

Featured Employers & Schools

These companies are sponsors of our e-book, "The Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide." Click each company name to learn more about them. All of their jobs can be accessed via Corporate Gray Online.

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Cleveland Brothers Equipment Company is one of the largest Caterpillar Equipment dealers in the nation, serving Pennsylvania and West Virginia. With competitive compensation, modest cost of living, proximity to big cities and outdoor adventures, Cleveland Brothers is a great place to start your next career as a CAT Technician.

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LMI: Innovation at the Pace of Need™
At LMI, we’re reimagining the path from insight to outcome at The New Speed of Possible™. Combining a legacy of over 60 years of federal expertise with our innovation ecosystem, we minimize time to value and accelerate mission success. We energize the brightest minds with emerging technologies to inspire creative solutioning and push the boundaries of capability. LMI advances the pace of progress, enabling our customers to thrive while adapting to evolving mission needs.

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Newport News Shipbuilding is the nation's sole-industrial designer, builder and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of only two shipyards capable of designing and building nuclear-powered submarines. NNS employs thousands of military veterans in Engineering, Construction & Project Management, Supply Chain, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical and Trades.

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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is committed to serving America’s military veterans and families in their pursuit of lifelong learning. Maryland Smith’s top-ranked Executive MBA, Full Time MBA, and Flex MBA programs have served thousands of transitioning service members and working veterans seeking new skills for data-driven decision making, technology management, and business leadership. Explore their full range of degrees, professional certificates, executive education programs, and activities within the Initiative for Veteran Lifelong Leadership.

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The United States Postal Service has a long history of providing career opportunities to veterans, reservists, and their families. USPS currently employs over 100,000 Military members and Veterans, and Military service is treated as prior employment. USPS values the leadership, reliability, and high-tech skills that veterans bring to the organization. Opportunities range from administrative and technical support functions to processing and delivery operations. To explore opportunities: usps.com/careers

Upcoming Virtual Job Fairs

Transition Seminars

How to Work a Virtual Job Fair: Corporate Gray is holding a free 30-minute "How to Work a Virtual Job Fair" webinar on Sat., Feb. 17th at 11:30 AM to 12:00 Noon (ET). Register here.

Military-to-Business Career Primer: Attend this informative seminar on Mar. 6th, 5:30-7:30 PM at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, VA. Gain critical business knowledge from a panel of experts. Learn more & register here.

Transition Advice

Following Up on Your Job Search

After applying for a position, don't wait for the phone to ring or the emails to come pouring in. Keep your job search proactive by following up! Take the initiative to see where you stand.

A few days after submitting an application, email the recruiter who posted the job. Let them know you applied and that you're excited about the position. Tell them why you are a great fit for that opening and their company, similar to the wording of a tailored cover letter.

During an interview, be sure to ask for their decision timeline, so you'll know when to follow up. Then send a friendly reminder at the appropriate time that reinforces your interest in the job.

Use follow-up and thank you letters (find examples here) to tell an employer why they should hire you. Personalize the letter or email and include a tailored resume that better aligns with the opportunity, now that you have learned more about the job.

Transition Assistance Partners

Learn more about our transition assistance partners by visiting the Corporate Gray Blog (blog.corporategray.com).

Corporate Gray

P.O. Box 342

Fairfax Station, VA 22039 USA