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Transitions: March 31, 2017

Published: 02:19PM March 30th, 2017


The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Operation GoodJobs! Fridays 2 p.m. Starbucks, 10314 S. Tacoma Way, Lakewood. For more information, email or call 253-573-6789.

Career Skills Program Briefings take place Mondays at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium. Walk-ins are welcome. Noon: trades/skills/technology/business brief.

Mini Career Technical, Apprenticeship and Education Fair takes place Mondays (except DONSAs and federal holidays) at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium at 10:30 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome.

Environmental Job Training Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Goodwill’s Milgard Work Opportunity Center, Room 338, 714 S. 27th St., Tacoma. Training can lead to exciting careers in construction, contamination remediation, hazardous material handling and more. Preferred entry for veterans. Register for orientation at:

WorkSource Veterans Service Orientation Briefings take place the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. at 500 SW 7th St., Renton, Wash. Next meeting is Wednesday. For more information, call 206-205-3500.

Worksource Pierce Weekly Meetings Every Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m., the WorkSource Pierce Career Center hosts a meeting for job seekers unemployed for 27 weeks or longer, seeking assistance to re-enter the workforce. Location is 1305 Tacoma Ave. South, Tacoma. Fore more information, call 253-593-7300 or email

Camo2Commerce has orientations Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. at the Stone Education Center on Lewis Main for military leaders in mid-level management roles, ideally staff and senior noncommissioned officers and junior to mid-grade officers in transition. Camo2Commerce has created the Heroes Corporate Fellowship Academy to help you land a job in a position commensurate with knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. For more information, visit: or email

What’s My Next Move? Second Monday of the month from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at Work Source Pierce. Next meeting is April 10. Email or call 253-552-2547.

Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Career Event April 11 from 3:45 to 7 p.m. at American Lake Conference Center, 8085 NCO Beach Road. Learn firsthand about opportunities at Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air with interactive stations highlighting what it’s really like to work for the industries. Positions range from corporate to frontline opportunities. Bring a copy of your resume and be prepared to speak to recruiters. For more information, call 360-357-3362 or email

Interested in an Apprenticeship April 12-13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center, Bldg. 11577, 41st Division Dr. Join us for a deep dive into Washington state’s current labor market and a discussion about apprenticeships, how the GI Bill applies, wages, benefits and how apprenticeships move you into long term successful careers. Guest speakers offer insight into today’s job market and onsite visits to training locations are available. For more information, email or to register, visit

Operation GoodJobs Veteran Networking and Hiring Event April 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Lake Conference Center, sponsored by Goodwill’s Military and Veteran Services and its Operation GoodJobs program. The event allows transitioning military, veterans and spouses the opportunity to meet with human resources and recruiters who are looking to hire. Attendees are introduced to multi-state employers, ability to network with government and private sector employees and on-the-spot resume and LinkedIn reviews. For more information, visit

Boots to Business A three-day workshop how to start a business. Gain tools and knowledge needed to identify a business opportunity, draft a plan and launch an enterprise. Day three consist of a field trip. Call 253-967-5599 or 253-967-3258.

Spotlight Events and Employer Hiring Check for employer spotlight events on social media at for more information. Sign up at or with your SFL-TAP Center at 253-967-3258/5599.


FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. — Salary: DOQ. As a Software Engineer Intern at FUJIFILM Sonosite, you’ll be working with the latest tools and operating systems to contribute to Sonosite’s cutting edge ultrasound technologies and products. You’ll be writing embedded and application software for real-world devices. You’ll be working with the actual product teams to bring the latest technologies to market. For more information, visit


Washington State Department of Ecology — Salary: $32,688 to $42,492 annually. The Toxics Cleanup Program is looking to fill an administrative assistant position. The position will be located in the headquarters building in Lacey. The position serves as the principal assistant to the Toxics Cleanup Program’s information and policy section manager and acts as the primary backup to the program manager’s confidential assistant. The person in this position also provides assistance to the information and communication unit supervisor, the policy and technical support unit supervisor and 26 professional and technical staff within the section. For more information, visit