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10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. 
Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Drive
Brooklyn Center, MN


Exhibit space for this event is sold out and the waiting list is closed. If employers are interested, there are openings at the Diversity Career Fair on Thursday, August 7 in Brooklyn Park. Find more information here.  

Minnesota's Largest Veterans Career Fair

Overview

If you are a veteran and looking for a job, or interested in exploring new careers or educational opportunities, come to the largest veterans career fair in Minnesota with 125 of Minnesota's best employers with current job openings.


NEW THIS YEAR: Suits for Soldiers. DEED and MACV are proud to provide free interview suits for veterans. Suits are limited and are on a first-come, first-serve basis located at the job fair. 


This no cost event for job seekers brings together:

  • Employers, who can provide company information, speak with you about current job openings and interview you for open positions on site.
  • College representatives who can speak about educational and training options.
  • Service providers who can assist with your employment-related needs, as well as provide information and referrals to non-work related services for veterans.
  • Resource area staffed by HR professionals to assist with resume critique and job search advice.
  • Workshops about job search techniques and starting your own business.

Learn more in the Veterans Career Fair Directory 

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6155 Earle Brown Drive in Brooklyn Center. 

All former and current members of the U.S. military are welcome.

If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please submit them by July 1, 2014. If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Pettit at 651-259-7298 or through the Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. 

Participating Companies


For more info on attending employers check out the Veterans Career Fair Directory


3M

full time

Academy College

N/A

ACR Homes/Healthcare

Program Counselors, Residential Supervisors, and various possible positions in our HR, Finance, Maintenance, and Nursing Departments.

Aeon

Assistant Property Manager - Full Time, 
Capital Campaign Assistant - Temporary, 16 hrs per week,  Executive Assistant to the President/CEO - Full Time,  Front Desk Security - Full Time and Part Time,  Leasing Agent - Part Time,  Property Manager - Full Time,  Resident Connections Coordinator - 32 - 40 hrs per week,  Vice President for Resource Development

Airgas

Account Managers, Branch Manager Trainees, CDL Drivers, Fill Plant OperatorsWelding Repair Technicians

Allianz Life

Full-time positions available in all disciplines.

Amcom Software / USA Mobility, Inc.

Full Time Technical Implementation Specialist ,  Technical Support Analyst ,  Project Manager,  Training Consultant 

Apex International Mfg. (Paca Inc.)
 
Primarily full time direct hires in Production, Maintenance Quality and Supply Chain roles.  

Asset Marketing Services

Inbound Sales Representative, Account Manager both are full-time positions

ATS (Anderson Trucking Service)

FT - Diesel Mechanic 
FT - Fleet Manager  FT - Logistics Sales

Award Staffing

Full/part time, temp/permanent, seasonal,.Administrative, Accounting, Customer Service, Hospitality, Production, Warehouse, Machine Operators, Landscapers, Assembly

Azule Staffing

Full Time, Part Time, Temporary, Direct Hire, Contract to Hire.

Bauer Welding & Metal Fabricators, Inc.

Tube Bender Operators, Multi-axis Laser Machining Center Operators, Tube Laser Operators, Multi-axis Milling Machines, Mig/Tig/Robotic Welders, Fabricators.  

Bethel University

N/A

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

N/A - Service Provider

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Full time - Health Economics, Claims, Customer Service, Finance, Government Programs, Health Management, Information Technology, Marketing, Membership, Network Management, Sales, Human Resources, Communications and Public Relations

BNSF Railway

Full Time skilled and non skilled

Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local Union 1 Minnesota/North Dakota

apprenticeship opportunities

Buhler Inc.

Full Time - Customer Service Engineer,  Manufacturing Engineer,  Machinists,  Welders,  Warehouse Workers,  Project Engineer Automation.

C. S. McCrossan

 laborers, operators and carpenters.  Position can range from entry level to highly skilled.

Canadian Pacific

Conductor Trainee

Cardinal Stritch University

We are building a military cohort for ASB and BSBA

Cargill

Engineering, Ops, Accounting, Finance, General Management, Sales, Merchandising, IT, Supply Chain and HR

Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Full- Time Permanent jobs

CenturyLink

Full and part time 

City of Saint Paul-Human Resources

Full time jobs

Cliffs Natural Resources

Maintenance Mechanic, Welder,  Auto/Diesel,  Electrician,  Mine/Pit Supervisor,  Plant Supervisor,  Truck Driver,  Crane Operator,  Electrical Supervisor,  Instrumentation Technician,  Safety Representatives,  Business Improvement,  Geologist.

Coca-Cola Refreshments

Full-time and part-time employment opportunities.

Con-way Freight

full time drivers, full/part time dockworkers,  Field Management Trainee

CrossCountry Courier

Full-time freight handlers, Part-time freight handlers, Full-time Class A Drivers, Full-time Mechanics

Cummins NPower LLC

Full time- Field Service Power Generation Technicians,  Diesel Engine Technicians,  Field Service Supervisors

Dakota County Technical College

N/A

Deli Express

Route Sales Representative and Delivery Driver. full-time, permanent employees, including: Production Assemblers, Line Mechanics, Quality Control, Production Leads and Supervisors and a variety of corporate office positions

Department of Public Safety

We hire for full time and part time jobs both permanent and temporary

Digi-Key Corporation

full and part time postions in various areas

DISH

Satellite TV Technicians/Installers 

E.J. Ajax & Sons, Inc

Full Time

Eaton Corporation

Full Time, Assembly, Machining, Engineering

Ellingson Companies

Estimator, Laborer, Mechanic, Directional Drill Operator, Equipment Operator, Survey Lead, Survey Technician

Emerson Process Management

Production, Engineering, IT, Procurement, Supply Chain, Marketing, Sales, and others

ESGR

TBD

FedEx Ground

part-time, permanent, package handlers, independent contractors, temporary seasonal drivers

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Full-time permanent.  Always looking for correctional officers, physicians assistant, nurse, electrician foreman, food service foreman along with a variety of other employment opportunities.

Fedex SmartPost

part time, permanent, Parcel Assistant

Findly

Satellite TV Technicians/Installers 

Flint Hills Resources, Pine Bend Refinery

Operations and Engineers

Foster Klima & Co, Inc

Financial Representative full time permanent

FranNet

Franchise Business Ownership

GE Capital Fleet Services 

Fraser

Full-time and part-time positions are available in our clinical, educational, and housing divisions.

Car Technical advisors for GE Capital Fleet, Engineers for GE Power and Water

Genesis10

Full Time/Contract to Hire/Consulting

Globe University/Minnesota School of Business 

NA 

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota


education and administrative

Guaranty Bank

Assistant Branch Managers, Full and Part Time Personal Bankers, Floating Full Time Personal Bankers, Full and Part Time Sales Associates.  All positions are permanent placement.

Habitat For Humanity

Full-time position: Communications Specialist in the Marketing and Communications Department - salaried. 

Halvor Lines, Inc. 

Full time and part time tractor trailer drivers.

Hammer

Full time and part time positions are available; direct support professionals and assistant program manager positions. 

HealthEast Care System

Physicians,  Nursing,  Laboratory,  Pharmacy,  Rehabilitation (PT/OT),  Respiratory,  Radiology,  Medical Coding,  Patient Accounting,  IT,  Nutrition Services,  Maintenance,  Housekeeping,  Clerical

HealthPartners

Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Interns

Hedberg Supply

Full-Time Mechanic - Plymouth location, Full-Time Stone Fabricator - Plymouth location,  Full-Time Seasonal Yard Staff - Plymouth and Stillwater locations,  Full-Time Seasonal City Desk Staff - Plymouth and Stillwater locations

Hennepin County

Full time, part time, limited duration, permanent

Hennepin County Medical Center

We have part-time, full-time and casual openings

Hennepin County Veterans Service

n/a

Hennepin Technical College

Continuing or higher educational purposes

HighJump Software

Full-time - Configuration Analyst,  Project Manager

Hydro-Klean

full time, permanent- Service Technician

Interstate Truck Driving School

Full time jobs as Professional Commercial Drivers

J & B Group

Maintenance Mechanics full time , Truck drivers

Job Corps / CHP Int'l

N/A

Jennie-O Turkey Store, Inc.

Full-time positions including managerial and professional positions. 

KLN Family Brands

Entry level production jobs, fork lift drivers, maintenance positions, sales, marketing, graphic arts, clerical, and accounting. 

Land O'Lakes, Inc

Full time

Lowe's

full/part time, temp/permanent positions in retail sales, specialty sales, receiving, delivery drivers, stockers, loaders, and cashiers.

Liberty Diversified International

Machine Operators, Maintenance Technicians, Field Service Technicians and Production Supervisors.

Little Caesars Pizza

Operations Managers, Assistant Operations Managers and Part-Time Shift Managers

Lutheran Social Services

direct care staff, mental health staff, social workers, Full/part time

Lyman Companies

Full time - Residential Framing Carpenters, Residential Window Installers,  Millwork Assembler and Finishers,  Millwork Class B Drivers,  Class A CDL Drivers,  Lumberyard Laborers and Forklift Drivers

MACV

Case Managers, Outreach Managers, SIL House Managers, Employment Coordinator, Administrative, Legal, and Human Resources

Mall of America

Security - Patrol, Behavior Detection, Traffic, Parental Escort Enforcer; Operations - Maintenance, Housekeeping, Waste and Recycling; Attractions - Exhibits, Nickelodeon Universe, Theatres at MOA

Masterson Staffing Solutions

Customer service, Data entry, Accounting, Admin, Sales, Drafting, Buyer/Planner, Supervisors, Managers, 
Light Industrial: Assembly, Production, Machine operators, Logistics, Supervisors, Operations, Quality

McGough

Carpenters, Laborers, Brick Layers, Cement Masons, Operators, Estimators and Project Managers

Mediacom Communications Corp

Technical Operations, Commercial/Business Sales, Direct Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, IT, Business Operations

MedTox Laboratories

Technologist, Lab Assistant,  Specimen Accessioner,  Customer/Client Service Representative

Medtronic, Inc.

We are recruiting fulltime candidates for the following functions:Engineering,  Operations,  Quality,  Supply Chain

MGS Machine Corporation

Mechanical engineers, Controls engineers,  Machine builders

Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging

Full time - Social Workers,  Data Management Specialist

Metropolitan Council

The Council offers a wide variety of employment opportunities.

Metropolitan State University

All types are listed by Career Services in Career Link

Military Family Assistance Center

N/A 

Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation

administrative support, IT professionals, bench and clinical research staff, administration including executive leadership roles

Minneapolis VA Health Care System

Health Care positions, both clinical (e.g., LPN, RN, MD, Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, RT) and nonclinical (e.g., business, human resources, IT, housekeeping, food/nutrition, education, engineering)

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans

Case Managers, Outreach Managers, SIL House Managers, Employment Coordinator, Administrative, Legal, and Human Resources

Minnesota Association of Professional Employees

Service provider

Minnesota Department of Corrections

We employ individuals in a wide variety of positions, from accounting officers and registered nurses to teachers and corrections officers.  Facilities are located in Faribault, Lino Lakes, Moose Lake/Willow River, Oak Park Heights, Red Wing, Rush City, Shakopee, St. Cloud, Stillwater and Togo. Most positions are full time and have great benefits.

Minnesota Department of Health

N/A

Minnesota Dept. of Transportation

Full/part time, temp/permanent, student worker opportunities.

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

Full and part time, Nursing, Maintenance, Dietary   

Minnesota Multi Housing Association 

Apartment managers, maintenance positions and leasing consultants 

Minnesota State Patrol

Full time Trooper

Minnesotajobs.com

Sales 

MinnesotaWorks.net

All occupations and industries, FT, PT and Temp.

MN Dept. of Corrections

accounting officers, registered nurses, teachers and corrections officers

MN DNR

TBD

MN.IT Services - State of MN

Technical Support, Network,  Database Management,  Application Development,  Security,  Project Management

MPS Technical 

Medical Device Manufacturing, 
Precision Manufacturing,  Plastic Injection Manufacturing,  Electro-mechanical Manufacturing

MTI - Minneapolis Die Casting

1st Shift Maintenance Mechanic, 2nd Shift Mold Maker

New York Life Insurance Company

full time insurance and financial services professional

North Central States Regional Counsel of Carpenters

Carpenters

Normandale Community College

educational opportunities

North Hennepin Community College

Educational Opportunities

NuAire, Inc.

Sheet Metal Fabricators, Welders, Metal Finishers, Assemblers, Packers and Testers.  

Parsons Electric

Project Engineer; Project Manager; Pre-Apprentice Electricians; Telecommunications Systems Technicians and Installers - all full time permanent positions.

People Incorporated Mental Health Services

Part-time and Full-time regular positions

Perkins Specialized Transportation Contracting

Full-time permanent positions in our Field Operations Department. Equipment Operators and Crew Members.

Personnel Resources

Temp jobs, perm jobs, evaluation/hire, and long term assignments.  We have clerical, warehouse, and light industrial work available. 

Polar Semiconductor, Inc. 

Equipment Maintenance Technician, 
Process Engineer

Potlatch Corporation

Full-time - production laborers, maintenance - millwrights & electricians, boiler personnel

Prime Therapeutics

Full-time, It, Customer Service, Finance, Pharmacy, Clinical

Protiviti Inc.

Full Time - Process (Finance) Consultant / Manager, Full Time - Technology Consultant / Manager

Proto Labs

Full Time positions is Manufacturing, Sales, Customer Service, Information Technology / Software Development

Prudential

Full Time, Sales, Financial Professionals, Customer Service

RedKing Foods LLC

Looking for professionals with outstanding people and motivational skills and a personal desire to grow and succeed in a respected industry.

We are looking for full time management candidates to provide leadership through managing/developing human resources, training and achieving operational excellence.

Road Machinery and Supplies Co

Driver-Rentals Division,  Warehouse/Delivery Person,  Field Service Mechanic,  Field Service Technician,  Yard/Utility Person ,  Heavy Equipment Repair ,  Field Service Technician,  Shop Service Technician 

RR Donnelley

General Workers, Material Handlers, Bindery Operators, Imaging Operators, Shipping & Receiving and more

Rust Consulting, Inc./Kinsella Media

Project Management, IT, Finance, Operations

Ryerson 

Full Time and Part Time Inside Sales Representatives, 
Full Time Fabrication Sales Representatives,  Part Time Administrative Support

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

N/A

Securitas Security Services USA

Security Officer positions FT & PT

Select Staffing

Light/Industrial Labor, Forklift Operators, General Warehouse, Customer Service, Information Technology

SEMA Equipment, Inc.

Full time

Sign-Zone, Inc.

Production, Customer Service, Graphics, Shipping and Receiving, Accounting, Marketing, Sales

Specialty Contracting Services, Inc.

Full time, first and second shift Production Technicians (all locations). Full time Carpenters and Lead Carpenters (all locations).

Office staff (Maple Grove).  Construction Coordinators and Project Managers (Maple Grove and Eagan)

St Cloud State University

Education

St. Cloud Technical & Community College

N/A

St. VA Health Care System

Full and part-time positions available.  Physician openings, food service workers, medical record technicians, general engineer, a chaplin, air conditioning equipment mechanic, dental hygienist, registered nurse, psychologist, accountant.

Star Tribune 

Own your own business, Entrepreneurs, Distributors

Super America

Full/part-time Retail and Corporate openings. 

Sysco Minnesota

Driver - Class A, Order Selector - Part-Time (20-25 hour),  Order Selector,  Sales Trainee

Target

Full-time and part-time employment opportunities.

TCF Bank

N/A

TelCom Construction, Inc

Full Time Permanent Tower Hands, Underground laborers, Equipment Operators, Aerial Linemen, Locators

THE RIGHT STAFF

Full/ PT, Temp to Perm, Accounting, Administrative, Customer Service, Call Center, Manufacturing, Assembly, Warehouse

Thomson Reuters

full time, permanent, Java Software Engineer, Sales

Troops to Teachers

Program information.

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

ReStore Manager – Full Time; Multiple AmeriCorps Volunteer Construction Facilitators- Full Time 

United Health Group

Finance, IT, PM, Clinical, Sales and Marketing and Call and Claim

U.S. Bank

Full-time

U.S. Department of Labor (OFCCP)

Service provider for Veterans, disabled, women, and minorities

UHG

Finance, IT, PM, Clinical, Sales and Marketing and Call and Claim

Union Pacific Railroad

Occupational Health Nurse, Track Laborer- Driver Eligible, Train Crew

University of Phoenix

full time

Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

budget analysts, communications specialists, graphic designers, laboratory technicians, scientists, and instructors

Upsher-Smith Laboratories

quality, project management, medical affairs, human resources, analytical development, pharmaceutical development, manufacturing, technical services, engineering, marketing, sales, legal, clinical, regulatory, IT, and finance

US Dept of Veteran Affairs, VR& E

Service provider

UTC Aerospace Systems/Rosemount Aerospace Inc.

Full Time/permanent

Valley Staffing Inc

full time part time temp/permanent

Vermilion College

Job Training

Vet Center

N/A

Volunteers of America National Services

Full Time, Part Time, On Call - RNs, LPNs, Nursing Assistants, Physical Therapists, PTAs, Occupational Therapists, COTAs

Walgreens

Full/part time, Retail,  Corporate,  Healthcare

Wells Fargo

Full time (Technology, operations, analyst, tellers, bankers)

Wipaire, Inc.

Avionics Supervisor - Full Time, A&P Mechanics - Full Time (2nd shift),  Fabricator/Assemblers – Full Time,  Master Scheduler – Full Time,  Line Service Representative-Full Time,  Service Sales Representative-Full Time

Xcel Energy

Nuclear, 
Energy Supply,  Corporate,  Customer Care,  Skilled Labor

zerorez

Full-time, permanent, carpet cleaning technicians


Technician, Warehouse Person,  IT Professional,  Sales Representative

Prepare for Fair

Register to attend an upcoming Prepare for the Job Fair workshop prior to the Veterans Career Fair. Click on the date and you'll be taken to a web page where you can register. Learn more about how you can prepare ahead of time for a career fair .

WorkForce Center Contact Date(s)

Hennepin North

Mark Mann
763.279.4424
Mark.mann@state.mn.us

Thursday, June 26

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Anoka County
Conference Room C

Mark Mann
763.279.4424
Mark.mann@state.mn.us

Tuesday, June 24
Tuesday, July 1

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Ramsey County-St Paul

Joann McCauley
651.642.0703
Joann.McCauley@state.mn.us

Monday, June 30

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Hennepin South

Grant Heino
952.703.7752
Grant.Heino@state.mn.us

Tuesday, June 24
Tuesday, July 1

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Dakota County-Burnsville

Grant Heino
952.703.7752

Monday, June 23
Monday, June 30

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Minneapolis South

Mark Tessmer
612.821.4028
Mark.Tessmer@state.mn.us

Monday, June 23

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Job Fair Workshops

Workshops during the fair include:   

  • Recruiting Insights for Transitioning Veterans  

    10:30 - 11:15 a.m. and 1 - 1:45 p.m.
  • Bootcamp to Business Owner  

    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

  • Learn How to Be a Federal Employee
      

    12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  

  • Social Media and Job Search  

    2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  


Directions

The Minnesota Veterans Career Fair will be held at:

The Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Drive 
Brooklyn Center

Select this link for directions 

Parking is free.