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Student Veterans of America UCF Chapter
Provide resources, advocate, outreach & network on behave of Student Veterans
Provide resources, advocate, outreach & network on behave of Student Veterans

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VRS in cooperation with the White House and VA will host the 3rd annual 9/11 virtual career fair for servicemembers, veterans and military spouses. You can meet live with employers nationwide, and from anywhere in the world with a computer and internet connection. Please circulate the attached flier to veterans in your network who might have an interest in attending.

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  We hope everyone has had an amazing summer and is ready for Fall Semester to begin! UCF's Student Veteran Association is beginning the semester strong with a "Welcome Back/Welcome To UCF" BBQ this Saturday, August 24th! Bring your family, a friend, or come solo and enjoy good company, food, and fun...Please RSVP Yes or No to, so that we can make sure there is enough food for everyone!!! We hope to see everyone there! 


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30 JULY Virtual career fair!!! Check it out!

Good Morning:
I wanted to send you an important announcement regarding the Thank You for Your Service virtual career fair being hosted by VRS on July 30th. We are now offering a $500 visa gift card to one lucky attendee in addition to the thousands of job opportunities being offered by the employers who are participating. As of today, here are the employers who are signed on to participate, and we should add several more this week.
Aetna, Airgas, Capital One, Citi, Comerica, Convergys, DaVita, Department of Energy, Emeritus Senior Living, Exelon, Graybar, IBM, IHG, Kellogg,  Lowe’s, Loyola Marymount University, NASA, Penske, Pepsi, Pfizer, Philips, Progressive, Sears, The Mission Continues, Travelers, TSA, USAA, Union Pacific, Waste Management, Wells Fargo, Western & Southern Life, Xerox
The virtual career fair is free and available to all; active duty, guard/reservists, veterans, and military spouses, but they must register in advance at
More than 27,000 veterans have been hired since September 2011, and with your help, we can reach or goal of at least 50,000 more by 2018. I would very much appreciate it if you could email the attached flier to all who are in your network who might have an interest in attending.
Kevin O’Brien

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Retreat for Veterans and Families
* Join other veterans, service members, and families to support one another and share stories and experiences.  
* Learn stress management and communication skills.   
* Reconnect with family members, peers, and yourself in a peaceful setting.
* Career development, job search skills, translating military skills into civilian settings, interviewing.
* Mini-job fair
* Lodging, meals and program at no cost
Who's eligible? 

- Veterans and service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Families (including teens, 13 and up). 
- Veterans of earlier eras. 

** Stay tuned: Applications open end of July.    
Position Available:
Providing admin support and communications/web support for this retreat. Part-time, temporary. Compensation modest; gratification high. Interested and have relevant experience and good recent references? Send letter of interest and resume to 

Member's Social Event!
This Friday 26 July, Whackadoo's in the Student Union from 1830-1930.
This meeting will be the perfect opportunity to get to know some of the other SVA members in a more relaxed setting! 
See you there! 

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Disability How-To FREE webinar!

Register for the #VABenefitsWebinar  to understand Fully Developed Claims and help educate Veterans on the process:
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