Reps. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Ben Ray Luján are urging New Mexico veterans to sign up for a major job fair to be held in Albuquerque on May 8 and 9.
More than 120 potential employers and business leaders will have exhibits at the New Mexico Veterans Business Expo & Job Fair, which will focus on:
Introducing veterans to potential employers
Introducing Prime contractors to qualified, veteran-owned businesses
Introducing veteran-owned businesses to potential buyers of their services
The job fair is free to attend, but veterans are urged to register online for the job fair at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
Veterans can register and find more information about the job fair at www.KessJones.com and click on the NM Veterans Business Expo and Job Fair logo.
"This job fair is a great opportunity for veterans to explore job openings and pursue business relationships with the national laboratories, contractors and government agencies," said Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham.
"As a result of their experiences in the Armed Forces, New Mexico's veterans have valuable skills and training that businesses look for," Rep. Ben Ray Luján said. "From leadership skills to technical experience, the men and women who served our nation stand ready to contribute to our economy, and this job fair will help give them that opportunity