Employment & Wellness Week - September 12-15, 2022

The CVMF will be hosting different Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) during the week of Sept 12-15.  Please make plans to stop down and take advantage of what they have to offer you. 

**8/8/2022 - UPDATED VSO PARTICIPANT INFORMATION BELOW**

Monday, September 12

  • Allegheny County Veterans Service Organization 9:00a-3:00p
    • Topic: Accessing VA benefits while in school, to include Service Connection Claims, Non-Service Connection Pension, PACT Act information, and State Education Benefits.  Any other questions you have, feel free to ask and they will answer.
  • Pittsburgh Hires Veterans
    • Topic:  (11:00a - 12:00n)  What do I REALLY Want to do?  The CareerScope Assessment
    • Topic:  (1:00p - 2:00p)  Closing the Deal - Acing the Job Interview
    • Topic:  (2:30p - 3:30p)  From MOS to Civilian Occupation - Helping the Recruiter Understand Your Skills
  • Jeremy Widenhofer, former CIA  11:00a - 3:00p
    • Topic 1: Effective Body Language for Interviews 
    • Topic 2: Memorable Presentations and Communication Skills
    • Topic 3: Elevating Your Active Listening

Tuesday, September 13

  • Allegheny County Veterans Service Organization 9:00a-3:00p
    • Topic: Accessing VA benefits while in school, to include Service Connection Claims, Non-Service Connection Pension, PACT Act information, and State Education Benefits.  Any other questions you have, feel free to ask and they will answer.
  • Veterans Leadership Program 9:00a-12:00n
    • Topic: Mock Interviews
  • Pittsburgh Hires Veterans
    • Topic:  (11:00a - 12:00n)  Closing the Deal - Acing the Job Interview
    • Topic:  (2:30p - 3:30p)  The Job Fair - What am I doing here?
  • Jeremy Widenhofer, former CIA  9:30a - 12:00n
    • Topic 1: Effective Body Language for Interviews 
    • Topic 2: Memorable Presentations and Communication Skills
    • Topic 3: Elevating Your Active Listening

Wednesday, September 14

  • Allegheny County Veterans Service Organization 9:00a-3:00p
    • Topic: Accessing VA benefits while in school, to include Service Connection Claims, Non-Service Connection Pension, PACT Act information, and State Education Benefits.  Any other questions you have, feel free to ask and they will answer.
  • Gregg McDonald - Director of Sales at FedEx, U.S. Air Force Veteran 12:00n-3:00p
    • WILL BE PROVIDING LUNCH FOR THE FIRST 20 STUDENTS THAT RSVP BY THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 
    • Topic: Professional Dress (Interview attire) and the differences in work attire (Business Formal, Business Professional, Business Casual, Casual)

Thursday, September 15

  • Allegheny County Veterans Service Organization 9:00a-3:00p
    • Topic: Accessing VA benefits while in school, to include Service Connection Claims, Non-Service Connection Pension, PACT Act information, and State Education Benefits.  Any other questions you have, feel free to ask and they will answer.
  • Pittsburgh Hires Veterans 
    • Topic:  (9:30a - 10:30a)  What do I REALLY Want to Do? The CareerScope Assessment
    • Topic:  (11:00a - 12:00n)  From MOS to Civilian Occupation - Helping the Recruiter Understand Your Skills
  • BNY Mellon 2:00p - 4:00p
    • Topic: Resume Writing/Mock Interviews