RELEASE

Congressman Thompson Hosts Annual Federal Employment Opportunities Workshop

WHAT: Congressman Bennie G. Thompson will host the Department of Homeland Security for an interactive job fair. The job fair will also include a session on writing the federal resume and the how to navigate the federal hiring process. Hiring managers will also be on site to screen resumes.

WHEN: Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Walter Washington Convention Center
Room 209B
801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001

WHO: Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), DHS Office of inspector General, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Secret Service and the National Protection and Programs Directorate.

WHY: The event is significant because:
· Attendees will get federal resume writing assistance.
· Get screened on-site by a hiring manager.
· Meet Congressman Thompson and representatives from participating federal agencies.

CONTACT: Guy King, The Office of Congressman Bennie G. Thompson, (202) 531-4731, [email protected]

9/18/17