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Sunday, October 31, 2010


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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Careers with the Feds

Find a Job. Get a Career!
Seats are available- register now!
Careers with the Feds: Are you ready to enter the workforce? Interested in changing careers? Have you been discouraged by the federal government hiring process? If you are qualified and ready to work for the federal government, this program is for you! Christine Griffin, Deputy Director of the Office of Personnel Management, will explore the initiatives her office is taking to meet the needs of the federal government. Learn about the latest initiatives to identify, recruit, and hire qualified employees with disabilities. This program is appropriate for anyone interested in a career in the federal service, their families, and vocational service providers.

When: Saturday, November 6, 2010
Where: BWI Marriott Conference Center
1743 West Nursery Road
Baltimore, MD 21099
Time: 1:30PM-5:00PM, but come early to explore
 exhibit hall
1:30-4PM: Careers with the Feds: Guidance on USA Jobs, resume and coaching services, and surviving the security clearance process
Christine Griffin, Deputy Director
Office of Personnel Management
4-4:50PM: On-boarding Yourself: How to handle poor performance reviews and manage difficult colleagues
Tom Morris, Morris & Associates
Why: Find a job. Get a career!
Preregistration is required. Go to
Choose the ‘employment program’ for $30. Registration fee covers: Instructional materials
Unlimited admission to the exhibit hall
Afternoon refreshments of jumbo cookies, Starbucks, fruit, and soft drink


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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Career Expo for People with Disabilities

The Washington, D.C. Career Expo for People with Disabilities will take place on November 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004.

Many large companies and federal agencies will be attending as recruiters, including Northrop Grumman, CSC Corporation, Sybase, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Department of Labor, Department of Army, Defense Contract Management Agency, Bender Consulting, Capital One, Department of Defense, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, General Dynamics, Social Security Administration, National Institutes on Health, University of Virginia, Transportation Security Administration, Department of Justice, Department of State, National Science Foundation, and the Farm Credit Administration.
To attend, you must register and upload your resume at

Monday, October 18, 2010


“Talent Has No Boundaries”
OCTOBER 28, 2010
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
Great Hall
200 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20201
Participating Partners
Department of Health and Human Services Operating Divisions
HHS Partners
Other Federal Government Agencies
Featured Training and Activities
Disability Cultural Awareness
How to Find a Federal Job using Schedule A and Veteran Hiring Authorities
How to Prepare a Federal Resume
Roles and Responsibilities of Selective Placement Coordinators
Reasonable Accommodations
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)
Agency Informational Exhibits
For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Melanie Lott at:
Register at:
Register at:
Registration Deadline: 12:00 Noon, October 27, 2010