UCAR hosts 6th annual veterans job fair Nov. 18

Outreach focuses on veterans and people with disabilities, as well as the general public

November 3, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. — Veterans, people with disabilities, and the public can meet with more than 30 Front Range employers at a job fair hosted by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research on Friday, Nov. 18, on UCAR's Center Green campus, 3080 Center Green Drive, in north Boulder.

Now in its sixth year, the annual event is co-sponsored by UCAR, Workforce Boulder County, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Starting at 10 a.m., the first hour is dedicated to veterans and people with disabilities, after which the general public is also invited to participate, starting at 11 a.m. until the fair ends at 2 p.m.

UCAR veterans job fair: 3 women conversing
Participants in a previous job fair at UCAR in discussion near the University of Colorado booth.  More than 30 employers from the Colorado Front Range will be participating in the 2016 event for veterans, people with disabilities, and the general public. (©UCAR. Photo by Carlye Calvin. This image is freely available for media & nonprofit use.)

"It's gratifying to have so many great employers from so many industries — more this year than ever," said Randy Schalhamer, UCAR's talent acquisition manager. "The job fair exemplifies UCAR's commitment to assisting veterans and people with disabilities."


2016 Job Fair for Veterans & People with Disabilities 

Friday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (general public welcome from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

UCAR Center Green Campus (Bldg 1), 3080 Center Green Drive, Boulder, 80301

What to bring


UCAR's Center Green Campus is wheelchair accessible.

To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Randy Schalhamer, 303-497-8703, rschalha@ucar.edu, by Friday, November 11.

Participating Employers

These Colorado companies will be recruiting for more than 700 current and upcoming job openings at this year's job fair: 

Ball Aerospace; Ball Corporation; Boulder Valley School District; BT; Catamount Constructors, Inc.; CBOPC Veterans Affairs; Children's Hospital Colorado
; City of Longmont; Denver Water; Dr Pepper Snapple Group; EchoStar Corporation; Enterprise Holdings; First National Bank; FirstBank; GE Lighting & GE Power; HUB International; HS Markit; Jeppesen; McLane Western; Platte River Power Authority; Shamrock Foods Company; Swingle Lawn, Tree and Landscape Care; UCAR Event Services
; Verizon Wireless; West Safety Services; 
Western States Fire Protection;  Winter Park Resort; Workforce Boulder County; Xcel Energy; and additional employers.


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The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research manages the National Center for Atmospheric Research under sponsorship by the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings and conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.