DeVry, U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Partner For Nation’s Largest Military Spouses Career Forum

DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services, is among the organizations partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes. Together, they are hosting the nation’s largest career forum and hiring fair geared specifically toward supporting U.S. military spouses.

The Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Career Forum is a one-of-a-kind event featuring résumé writing and interview coaching, as well as a hiring fair with national employers on-site and interviewing to fill open positions.

“Partnering with DeVry means added value for our military spouses,” said Ross Cohen, senior director of programs and operations for Hiring Our Heroes at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “DeVry’s overall career-focus and experienced career services experts will help military spouses hone their résumés, sharpen their interview skills and translate any military experience they may have into skill sets relevant to civilian employers.”

DeVry’s participation includes résumé writing and interview strategy workshops offered via webinar and on-site before, and during, the actual career fair. The sessions will be led by trained career services professionals from DeVry University, part of the DeVry Inc. family of educational institutions.

“DeVry is proud to partner with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to offer these essential career services in support of military spouses and their families,” said Daniel Hamburger, president and chief executive officer of DeVry Inc. “We have a distinguished history of serving the military since World War II. We are honored to offer our career services expertise to this important effort.”

The Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Career Forum takes place on Thursday, Jan. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. To register for the career forum, visit https://hoh.greatjob.net/sc/viewEvent.action?id=78928.

About DeVry Inc.

DeVry's purpose is to empower its students to achieve their educational and career goals. DeVry (NYSE: DV, member S&P 500 Index) is a global provider of educational services and the parent organization of Advanced Academics, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Carrington College California, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry University, and Ross University Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. These institutions offer a wide array of programs in business, healthcare and technology. DeVry’s institutions serve students in secondary through postsecondary education and professionals in accounting and finance. For more information, please call 630.353.3800 or visit  http://www.devryinc.com.

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