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January Newsletter 2023

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Upcoming Job Fairs
Corporate Gray Virtual Job Fairs give you the opportunity to interview with military-friendly employers nationwide. These events are especially for transitioning service members and veterans of all rank and branches of service. Military spouses and civilians are welcome to participate. Our Job Fairs are free to all job seekers. To prepare for a Job Fair, view these tips:

Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair
January 19, 2023 - Online, 11am-2pm (ET)

Interview online with top companies and government agencies nationwide at the January 19 Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair. Meet with recruiters from SAIC, Leidos, U.S. Postal Service, Lockheed Martin, Los Alamos National Laboratory, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Serco, VTG, QED Systems, Foley Cat, and more. To search and apply for positions in advance, visit: Register today and start preparing in advance to tell the company recruiters how your skills and experience fit their staffing needs.

Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair
February 16, 2023 - Online, 11am-2pm (ET)

Save the date to meet online with many companies and government agencies nationwide at the February 16 Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair. Register now and check back often as more companies will be added to the list:

More Events
Check out the full list of 2023 Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fairs at

Transition Advice
A Good Mentor Goes A Long Way

As January is National Mentoring Month, we thought it timely to address the importance of finding an industry mentor. A good mentor can be valuable not only in your transition and civilian job search, but they can also help you develop and advance your career into the future. A mentor can help you: navigate your job search and civilian career, learn what works and doesn’t work in your industry, increase your confidence and risk-taking, improve your competence in key areas, get more visibility, and expand your network and opportunities. It can be a valuable relationship for both the mentee and the mentor.

Careful preparation and personal soul searching should go into choosing a mentor and deciding on the goals of the relationship. Give careful thought as to what your needs are and who would be a good match for helping you with your goals. What goals? That’s an important part of the preparation -- reflecting on your hopes for the future. What is your personal strategic plan, including your core values and SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats)? What is your action plan for the future?

As you identify your vision for the future, pinpoint what gaps exist between your vision and your current competencies. Make a list of people you think could help you close these gaps and build the career you envision. Consider your current and past supervisors as possible mentors, and keep in mind personality and charisma. Having a mentor who is a military veteran is recommended, as they have navigated the military-to-civilian transition, plus they may better understand your background.

Mentoring is a working relationship toward achieving your goals to get you from where you are now to where you want to be. Define a specific area for improvement, quantify an indicator of progress, set goals that are realistic and worthwhile, and establish a timeframe for accomplishing the goals. Get tips on how to develop a trusting, mutually benefitial mentor/mentee relationship in this article: A Good Mentor: Don’t Leave the Military without It.

For more transition and job search articles, visit the Corporate Gray Blog. And for advice to step you through the transition process, view the ebook version of The Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide here:
Featured Employers & Schools
These companies have sponsored "The Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide" because they are hiring military veterans. They want to hear from you. Contact them about your next career move!

Foley, Incorporated is a premier Caterpillar Dealership that serves the New Jersey, Southeastern Pennsylvania, and Northern Delaware Regions. Foley’s divisions provide a diversified line of products, rentals and services to support our wide range of construction, power generation, industrial engine and marine customers. Please visit to learn about our exciting employment opportunities, training, benefits and more.

LexisNexis combines unparalleled legal and business information with analytics and technology to advance what’s possible in the world by strengthening the rule of law. In our ongoing efforts to support military communities, we have developed our Military Employee Resource Group, and we are excited to continue partnering with Corporate Gray connecting active duty military, veterans, and their families with employment opportunities here at LexisNexis. Visit to find the career you deserve.

Lockheed Martin brings together the greatest minds in the industry to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. With employees as the priority, Lockheed Martin provides diverse career opportunities designed to propel development and boost agility. Flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. Lockheed Martin is currently seeking candidates for a vast array of opportunities from all areas of the business. Visit to learn more.

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a world leader in signals intelligence (SIGINT) and cybersecurity. We carry out some of the nation’s most important and sensitive intelligence activities to secure information superiority for America and its allies. At the nation’s top cryptologic organization, we employ the best and the brightest, who use their intelligence to solve some of the nation’s most difficult challenges. Visit for job opportunities.

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation’s technology transformation. Our secure high-end solutions across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has more than 26,500 employees and annual revenues of about $7.1 billion.

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is committed to serve America’s military veterans and families in their pursuit of lifelong learning. Maryland Smith’s top-ranked Executive MBA, Flex MBA, and Online MBA programs are particularly suited for 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 at:

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) mission is to license and regulate the Nation’s civilian use of radioactive materials to provide reasonable assurance of adequate protection of public health and safety, to promote the common defense and security, and to protect the environment. NRC hires engineers, scientists, security specialists, IT professionals, financial analysts, and others at all levels-from recent grads to senior leaders. Learn more at

* Meet with these featured organizations who will be participating in the January 19 Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair: Central Intelligence Agency, Foley Cat, Lockheed Martin, Los Alamos National Laboratory and SAIC.
Hot Jobs & Opportunities
Foley, Incorporated is hiring for these and other positions in the New Jersey, Southeastern Pennsylvania, and Northern Delaware Regions:
Machinery Service Shop Manager in Piscataway, NJ
Rental Drivers in Piscataway, NJ
Rents Technicians in Bensalem, PA
Diesel Technicians in Bensalem, PA
Learn about their benefits and search all their openings at

LexisNexis has career opportunities across a wide variety of disciplines including IT, product development, journalism, sales, customer support, and more. Check out this immediate opening and more:
Sales Development Representative in Dayton, OH
View all their career opportunities at

Lockheed Martin is currently seeking candidates for a vast array of opportunities from all areas of the business. Visit to learn more.

The National Security Agency (NSA) has career opportunities in multiple locations. Check out these immediate openings and more:
Testing and Evaluation Specialist - Entry to Experienced Level in Fort Meade, MD - (closes 2/8)
Target Systems Analyst - Entry to Senior Level in Denver/Aurora, CO and Fort Meade, MD - (closes 1/31)
Signals Analyst - Entry to Senior Level in Denver/Aurora, CO; NSA/CSS Hawaii Kunia, HI; and Fort Meade, MD - (closes 1/31)
Search all their openings at

SAIC hires military-experienced candidates, and 1 in 4 employees at SAIC is a veteran of the U.S. armed forces. SAIC is currently hiring for these positions and more:
Environmental Analyst in Fallon, NV
Navy Electronic Warfare/Integrated Fires SME in San Diego, CA
F/A-18 Weapons Systems Officer in San Diego, CA
Senior Principal Software Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO
Explore more of their "hot jobs" here:

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is currently accepting applications to its top-ranked full time and working professional MBA programs, Specialty Business Masters, and new Graduate Certificate in Technology Management.
Apply here:

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently seeking military experienced candidates for these immediate openings in multiple locations:
Border Patrol Agent – Locations: Arizona, California, Texas
Marine Interdiction Agent – Locations: California, Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Pilot--Air Interdiction Agent - Locations: Arizona, California, Florida, Puerto Rico, Texas
Click the job titles above to apply to these positions.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking-military experienced candidates for these positions in multiple locations:
Reactor Inspector – Direct Hire Notice for Region I, II, III, & IV in King of Prussia, PA; Atlanta, GA; Lisle, IL; and Arlington, TX
Administrative Judge (Legal) in Rockville, MD
Administrative Judge (Technical) in Rockville, MD
Administrative Judge (Technical) (Part-Time Intermittent) in Rockville, MD and Remote
View all of NRC's open positions at

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Use the Find Jobs link to search and apply for job opportunities best matching your skills and interests. Access key elements of Corporate Gray's Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide here: Online Transition Guide, or view the full e-book here:
Transition Assistance Partners
National Guard Employment Resources
The Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) was formally organized in 1972 with the goal of increasing the voice of enlisted persons in the National Guard. EANGUS is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing an adequate national defense and promoting the status, welfare, and professionalism of the men and women of the Army and Air National Guard. See their employment resources and more at

MOAA is Here to Help
Whether you are finding your way through your military-to-civilian transition, worrying about your job security in these uncertain times, or on the hunt for new employment in the age of virtual interviews, the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is here to help. From webinars and virtual career events which are offered free to all members of the military and veteran community – officer and enlisted, Guard and Reserve, as well as military spouses – to personalized resume reviews and career counseling for paid members, MOAA’s transition experts will assist you to navigate this uncharted portion of your career path. Find more about MOAA's services and upcoming events here:

NCOA - Services for NCOs
The Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) was established in 1960 to enhance and maintain the quality of life for noncommissioned and petty officers in all branches of the Armed Forces, National Guard and Reserves. The Association is a leader in Veterans and Spouse Employment and is a strong voice on Capitol Hill and with the Veterans Administration. NCOA is proud to offer a wide range of benefits and services in education, healthcare, finance, and more, designed especially for current and former enlisted service members and their families. For information on benefits and to become a member, visit NCOA Today!

Career Coaching Services
Need a Career Coach, someone to help you think through 'What Comes Next'? Bill Golden, a Senior Technical Recruiter for DoD, IC and STEM-centric organizations offers a menu of services: Resume Review/Rewrite, Social Media Presence Optimization, Employers-that-need-YOU Identification, and Career Consulting for those that have done almost everything --- BUT NOT sure what it is they do or how to explain that to employers. For more info, visit FYI, Bill Golden is US Army (Retired, CMF 26/35/98/352) and a corporate recruiter since 2012.

Department of Labor - Veteran Employment Reps
Find a DoL Veteran Employment Representative by state here:

Free Suits for Vets
Save A Suit is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides veterans and transitioning service members with business suits, professional attire, and other clothing resources they need to achieve job security. Learn more about receiving or donating professional clothing at

P.O. Box 342
Fairfax Station, VA 22039 USA

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