There are two job fairs coming to New Orleans for veterans looking for employment and potential employers looking to hire veterans.

1. Veterans and Military Service Members Job Fair
When:Friday April 13
Time: 10-2
Place: Delgado Community College Student Life Center 615 City Park Avenue, New Orleans
***Some participating companies: Bollinger Shipyards Ic. Edison Chouets Offshore, Entergy, General Electric, Union Pacific, Zatarains

2. Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative
When: May 11, 2012
Time: 9-12
Who: veteran job seekers, active duty military members, Guard and Reserve members and eligible spouses
Where: Pontchartrain Convention and Civic Center, 4545 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA.
***Employers must pre-register for the March 20 Hiring Our Heroes fair for FREE at Job seekers are strongly encouraged to register for FREE at, as well. Walk-in jobs seekers are welcome. If you need assistance registering, please contact us at

And while we are on the subject of hiring, let’s not forget about hiring Military Spouses too (they are specifically invited to the second one, but I would encourage them to go to both)!!!