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Chicago Veterans Job Fair

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Thursday, April 18, 2024
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11 AM - 3 PM Central
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Soldier Field, Chicago, IL 60605

RecruitMilitary has held 35 events in Chicago, drawing 7,862 attendees and 1,985 exhibitors.

Chicago Veterans Job Fair

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Why attend our career fair?

event day
4-7 Expected interviews per organization
2 Expected job offers by each organization
~1K Jobs available with attending organizations on the job board

4 Registered Exhibitors

Featured Exhibitors

Our events average over 50 exhibitors, and the list is not final until the day of the event. Check back regularly for additions.

Upcoming Job Fair Information

Venue Information

Soldier Field

1410 Special Olympics Drive

Chicago, IL 60605

The Job Fair will take place in the 1st Floor United Club.

Enter the stadium through Gate 38 at the North end of the stadium. You will be directed to the event space.

Parking Information

Complimentary parking is provided in the North Garage. To receive complimentary parking, proceed to the RecruitMilitary Help Desk for a parking validation ticket.

Upon arrival, please follow the signs directing cars to the United Club levels of the North Garage. Once parked take the elevator to the 3rd floor and enter the stadium through the United Club entrance/Gate 38. Attendants will be on-site to assist with directions.


See Parking Map HERE.


Public transportation is also available. Take the train to Roosevelt and State station then take the #146 bus toward Museum Campus (Soldier Field).


ARRIVING FROM THE LOOP
North Parking Garage: Travel southbound on Lake Shore Drive (or southbound on Columbus Drive), and move toward the right lanes as you approach Soldier Field. Proceed to the 18th Street exit, which is the first exit on the right after you pass Soldier Field. Note: Please note that you can only exit 18th Street from the far right lane of southbound Lake Shore Drive. If you miss the 18th Street exit, you will have to go all the way to 31st Street to turn around. When you exit at 18th Street, turn left at the bottom of the exit and go under the viaduct. Continue on 18th Street which becomes Museum Campus Drive. Continue North on Museum Campus Drive (on the east/lake side of Soldier Field) through the Waldron Drive intersection and past the ADA & Taxi drop-off turn-around. Keep on Museum Campus Drive past the Soldier Field loading dock entrance. Take the first left after the loading dock into the North Parking Garage.


ARRIVING FROM THE NORTHERN SUBURBS
North Parking Garage: Take the Edens Expressway (I-94) eastbound until it merges into the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94). Continue on the Kennedy past the Loop to the Taylor Street/Roosevelt Road exit. Take this exit to Roosevelt Road, which is the second stoplight off the exit, and turn left onto Roosevelt Road. Follow Roosevelt Road to Columbus Drive; take a right onto Columbus Drive. Follow Columbus Drive until it merges into southbound Lake Shore Drive. Stay in the right hand lane and proceed to the 18th Street exit, which is the first exit on the right after you pass Soldier Field. Note: Please note that you can only exit 18th Street from the far right lane of southbound Lake Shore Drive. If you miss the 18th Street exit, you will have to go all the way to 31st Street to turn around. When you exit at 18th Street, turn left at the bottom of the exit and go under the viaduct. Continue on 18th Street which becomes Museum Campus Drive. Continue North on Museum Campus Drive (on the east/lake side of Soldier Field) through the Waldron Drive intersection and past the ADA & Taxi drop-off turn-around. Keep on Museum Campus Drive past the Soldier Field loading dock entrance. Take the first left after the loading dock into the North Parking Garage.


ARRIVING FROM THE WEST
North Parking Garage: Take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) eastbound until it becomes Congress Parkway. Continue on Congress Parkway until it dead ends at Columbus Drive (Buckingham Fountain will be directly in front of you). Turn right onto Columbus Drive. Follow Columbus Drive until it merges into southbound Lake Shore Drive. Stay in the right hand lane and proceed to the 18th Street exit, which is the first exit on the right after you pass Soldier Field. Note: Please note that you can only exit 18th Street from the far right lane of southbound Lake Shore Drive. If you miss the 18th Street exit, you will have to go all the way to 31st Street to turn around. When you exit at 18th Street, turn left at the bottom of the exit and go under the viaduct. Continue on 18th Street which becomes Museum Campus Drive. Continue North on Museum Campus Drive (on the east/lake side of Soldier Field) through the Waldron Drive intersection and past the ADA & Taxi drop-off turn-around. Keep on Museum Campus Drive past the Soldier Field loading dock entrance. Take the first left after the loading dock into the North Parking Garage.


ARRIVING FROM THE SOUTH
North Parking Garage: Travel northbound on Lake Shore Drive, and move toward the right lanes as you approach Soldier Field. Proceed to the 18th Street exit. When you exit at 18th Street, turn right at the bottom of the exit. Continue on 18th Street which becomes Museum Campus Drive. Continue North on Museum Campus Drive (on the east/lake side of Soldier Field) through the Waldron Drive intersection and past the ADA & Taxi drop-off turn-around. Keep on Museum Campus Drive past the Soldier Field loading dock entrance. Take the first left after the loading dock into the North Parking Garage. Note: Please note that if you miss the 18th Street exit, you can turn right at Waldron Drive. As you head east on Waldron Drive take a left at Museum Campus Drive and continue to the North Garage.


We always encourage all attendees to check back 24-48 hours prior to the event to view the most up to date instructions/directions.

Before the Event

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!
testimonial

Everyone was very friendly, starting from the hosts at the entrance. They were very professional and conscious about our needs to start a new career or new job.

Boston -- Branch / Rank not indicated

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