CareerTech Co-Hosts Hiring Event In Broken Arrow For Oklahoma Military Members
July 7, 2014
More than 80 state companies and several national companies will attend a hiring event for military members and veterans in Oklahoma this week.
The Oklahoma Military Connection hiring event is a state initiative sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education CareerTech for Vets program, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission and the Oklahoma National Guard Employment Coordination. The agencies will host the hiring event for U.S. military veterans, transitioning service members and Guard and Reserve members from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 10 at the Broken Arrow Armed Forces Reserve Center.
Earlier hiring events in Norman, Lawton and Stillwater resulted in soldiers receiving job offers the same day, said Amy Ewing-Holmstrom, CareerTech for Vets coordinator.
For more information about the hiring event, contact Amy Ewing-Holmstrom, CareerTech for Vets, 405-714-6186, Amy.Ewing-Holmstrom@careertech.ok.gov; Stephen Whittaker, Tulsa disabled veterans outreach program specialist, OESC, 918-796-1215, StephenW@oesc.state.ok.us; or Ryan Davis, Muskogee local veterans employment representative, OESC, 918-682-3364, Ext. 233, Ryan.Davis@oesc.state.ok.us.
The Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education provides leadership and resources and assures standards of excellence for a comprehensive statewide system of career and technology education. The system offers programs and services in 29 technology center districts operating on 59 campuses, 393 comprehensive school districts and 13 Skills Centers campuses that include three juvenile facilities.
The agency is governed by the State Board of Career and Technology Education and works closely with the State Department of Education and the State Regents for Higher Education to provide a seamless educational system for all Oklahomans.
Laura Wilson, Writer/Editor