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Veterans Job Fair FAQ

Q1:      What is the Veterans’ Job Fair?

A1:      The Veterans’ Job Fair is an opportunity for veterans to interface with potential employers, update their resumes, learn new job search strategies, sharpen their interviewing skills, sign up for VA benefits, learn about resources for veterans and their spouses, gain information on educational benefits, attend workshops, and more           

Q2:   When is the Veterans’ Job Fair?

A2:      The Veterans’ Job Fair will take place on April 28, 2015 from 9 AM – 2 PM.

Q3:      Where will the fair be held? 

A3:      The Veterans’ Job Fair will be held at Kent State University at the Kent Student Center located at 1075 Risman Plaza, Kent, Ohio 44243. Once you arrive at the student center, most of the days’ activities will take place in Room 306.

Q4:      Where can I park?

A4:      Parking is available at the Kent State University Student Center parking lot located on Risman Drive off Summit Street. Parking passes will be validated at the registration table outside of Room 306 in the Kent Student Center. For an interactive map, please visit http://www.kent.edu/maps.

Q5:      Is there public transportation available to the Veterans’ Fair?

A5:      Metro of Summit County will provide free transportation to the PARTA transfer point. PARTA will provide free transportation to the Veterans’ Job Fair at Kent State University. Veterans may show their resume, a copy of the day at a glance flyer, or a copy of the confirmation email to the bus driver upon boarding. 

Q6:      What should I wear?

A6:      If seeking an on-the-spot interview, business casual is preferred.

Q7:      Do I need to have a resume?

A7:      No, but if you have one available please bring copies to share with potential employers.

Q8:    What type of assistance will be available in the Resource Room? 

A8:      You can get help creating or updating your resume. You will also have an opportunity to speak with representatives from the Veterans Administration who can assist you as to what VA benefits you, or your spouse, may be eligible for. You can receive assistance creating a LinkedIn profile, receive tips on searching for jobs, and much more. 

Q9:   How do I sign up for the Veterans’ Job Fair?

A9:   You may click on the Veterans Register Here button located at http://www.kent.edu/hr/veterans-job-fair or go directly to the registration link at     http://tinyurl.com/ksu4vets. If you are unable to register via the internet, please call the Kent State University Talent Acquisition Office at 330-672-2100 for assistance.

Q10:  Who can I call if I have other questions regarding the fair?

A10:   If you have additional questions regarding the fair, you may contact Angela Jackson or Rachel Rundo, talent acquisition coordinators, at 330-672-2100 or email employment@kent.edu.