1401 Oakton St

Des Plaines, IL 60018

(847) 824-4200

Veterans Back to Work Boot Camp- APPLICATION INFORMATION

Thank you to all the veteran's who applied for the 2020 program.  We hope that you will check back in May 2021 for information on how to apply for the 2021 program where we will select another group of veterans for our ground breaking program.  

"For the 5th year the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce & Industry presents the Veterans Back to Work Boot Camp providing Veterans help to find a meaningful career during their life transition.  In  the Fall 2021 the program will begin and we will meet (in person & virtually) for 2-3 hours per week on Wednesday's through early November.

The  Veterans  will have the  opportunity to work with other successful veteran mentors ,HR professionals and educators from across the region to help guide them through-out the program.

Upon completion of the program each of the selected  veterans will receive training & a career enhancing gift package valued at over $8000 including: 

-Personal Laptop Computer with Microsoft Office Package and Career Accessories

-Gift Cards for Clothes and various things they will need to help them dress for success!

-1-Year car maintenance Package

-1 Year FITNESS Membership 

-Beautiful Watch

-Personalized Resume & LinkedIn assistance

-Career Coaching

-Free Event & Opportunities Networking 

And More Valued at $8,000!


SAMPLE AD from 2020: 


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