| July 30, 2013

Maywood IDES holds job fair for veterans on Aug. 8 at Triton College 

River Grove, Ill. – Assisting veterans in finding gainful employment is an ongoing mission for the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). On Thursday, Aug. 8, the Maywood IDES will hold a job fair for veterans on Triton College’s River Grove campus.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., veterans and members of military families can meet with numerous prospective employers within federal, state government, private and local industries that are looking to hire veterans at this free job fair. A few of the employers expected to attend include Cintas, Hilton Worldwide and Metra.

The fair is open to men and women who are transitioning to civilian life, veterans who already have civilian work experience, members of the National Guard and reserve forces, and military spouses and other members of military families.

Those who attend are reminded to “dress for success” and to have copies of one’s resume available.

The job fair will take place in Triton’s Student Center (B-Building), 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. For more information, contact Richard Weber at (708) 338-6922 or e-mail, or Reginald Whitley at (708) 596-2354 or Visit for more information.

Let Triton College’s Career Services Center help you land that job! The center offers mock interview sessions, assistance in writing a resume and dress attire advice. The Career Services Center is open to the community for free in the Learning Resource Center (A-Building)! To set up an appointment, call (708) 456-0300, ext. 3619. Visit for more information.  

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