Veterans Boot Camp Application

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Veterans Boot Camp Application

2024 Des Plaines Chamber's Veterans Back to Work Boot Camp Application APPLY TODAY through JULY 8th!

The Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce & Industry is proud to announce its 8th Annual Veterans Back-to-Work Boot Camp is returning in September 2024! The selected Veterans &  Military Spouses will receive the tools they need to transition into the job force.

We are searching for recent military veterans and spouses of current local active duty military members to apply for this trans-formative opportunity The Chamber, along with several human resource representatives and Veteran Business leaders from area companies will select 20 Veterans/ Military Spouses in August. Upon completion, each participant will receive a career-enhancing gift  package valued at more than $10,000.00 (see list below). The remaining applications will be shared with the committee for hiring consideration and will be invited to a future Career Fair.

Click Here to see a short video on the program's success.

Upon completion of the Boot Camp in November 2024, each Veteran will receive:

  • Personal Laptop Computer with Microsoft Office Package
  • Carer Enhancing Gift Cards
  • Personalized Resume Package that includes 1- 1 personalized help with Social Media and Interviewing
  • Career Coaching & Mentoring from HR & Business Leaders from across the region
  • Professional & Personal Development Training
  • Networking & Events (Annual Golf Outing, After –Hours, etc.)
  • Community Service Veteran Volunteer Opportunity

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