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DC Hires Vets

DC Hires Vets
In partnership with the DC National Guard (DCNG) and the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs (MOVA), the DC Department of Human Resources (DCHR) will host a veterans' hiring event on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. The event will offer veterans, veterans’ spouse, and transitioning military members the opportunity to participate in professional development workshops and connect with District, state and federal agencies, private-sector companies, and service organizations. 

The event is FREE, but registration is required. DCHR encourages advanced registration, but same-day at the door registration will be available.
Event Details 
  • Who: All veterans and veterans’ spouse in the surrounding areas are invited to attend. The event is restricted to veterans and veterans’ spouse.
  • What: “DC Hires Vets” will offer veterans the opportunity to apply and interview for positions with the District of Columbia Government, federal agencies and private-sector companies. Veterans and veterans’ spouse can also engage onsite with District and federal agencies which provide services to veterans.
  • Where: DC Armory, 2001 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003
  • When: Wednesday, April 4, 2018; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Registration: Advanced registration available via Eventbrite but veterans and veterans’ spouse can also register at the event.
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Participant Requirements

Attendees must bring one of the following documentation to the event (only one is required):
  • DD-214 Discharge Form
  • Military ID
  • VA Card
  • Letter from an assisted veterans' home indicating status as a veteran.

Parking | Metro

Parking lot 3 (located across from the armory entrance) is reserved for all event attendees. Parking is free for this event.
DC Armory is accessible by Metrorail. Take the blue/orange/silver line to Stadium Armory and follow the signs to exit the station toward the stadium.


For additional information or questions, please contact the DC Department of Human Resources at [email protected] or 202.442.9700

Participating Employers

Participating DC Government agencies: Participating state and federal agencies: Participating private-sector companies: Service organizations:
  • Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking / Bank on DC
  • The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA)
  • Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB)
  • Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)
  • Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
  • Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS)
  • Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE)
  • Department of Behavioral Health CABHI (DBH)
  • Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO)
  • Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP)
  • DC Department of Human Resources (DCHR)
  • Department of Employment Services (DOES)
  • University of the District of Columbia (UDC)
  • Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF)
  • DC Department of Transportation (DDOT)
  • DC Department of General Services (DGS)
  • DC Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS)
  • DC Department of Human Services (DHS)
  • Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD)
  • DC Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
  • Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)
  • Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA)
  • Office of Risk Management (ORM)
  • DOES DC Infrastructure Academy
  • DC Department of Health (DOH)
  • DC Water
  • Department of Defense Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity
  • Department of Veterans Affairs, Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO)
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
  • DC National Guard Citizen Soldier for Life Program
  • Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
  • Library of Congress Veterans History Project
  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
  • The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)
  • Virginia Department of Veterans Services
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • The Veteran Center (VA)
  • DC Air National Guard
  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • DC National Guard
  • Edward C. Mazique Parent Child Center, Inc.
  • InterContinental Washington DC-The Wharf
  • Georgetown University Police Department
  • Veteran Staffing Network of Easter Seals
  • Army and Air Force Exchange Service
  • Goodwill of Greater Washington
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
  • American Council on Education
  • IntePros Federal Incorporated
  • Reynolds and Associates, Inc.
  • Melwood Veterans Services
  • Veterans Curation Program
  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Colorado Security Agency
  • Admiral Security Services
  • C. L. Russell Group, LLC
  • Global Dimensions LLC
  • CACI International Inc
  • Two Marines Moving
  • G4S Secure Solutions
  • The American Legion
  • The Excalibur Group
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Johnson Controls
  • Vets Group, Inc.
  • Number 1 Sons
  • Mary’s Center
  • BluePath Labs
  • New York Life
  • Teracore, Inc.
  • Bespoke Inc.
  • Dog Tag Inc.
  • Walgreens
  • Starbucks
  • Prism Inc.
  • Transdev
  • WeWork
  • FEBA Inc.
  • Hilton
  • Pepco
  • Women Veterans United Committee, Inc.
  • Veterans Enterprise Training & Services Group (Vets Group)
  • Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council
  • SOME Center for Employment Training
  • Center for Nonprofit Advancement
  • Simple Technology Solutions
  • Capital Area Asset Builders
  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • USO Pathfinder Program
  • The Washington Center
  • The Mission Continues
  • AARP DC State Office
  • Veterans on the Rise
  • Wounded No More
  • The 5House Group
  • Serving Together
  • U.S. Vets


Please note for DC Government Management Supervisory Service (MSS) appointments:

“At-will employment applies to the Management Supervisory Service (MSS). All positions and appointments in the MSS serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.”