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  • The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program offers a monthly Federal Application Seminar on submitting applications using the USAJobs website. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center will provide instruction. The seminar covers navigating the USAJobs portal and preparing a resumé to apply for government employment. Classes are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 19, Aug. 23 and Oct. 2 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Soldier For Life - Transition Assistance Program workshops are mandatory for all military personnel transitioning from active-duty service. The workshops are also available to spouses of transitioning military on a space-available basis. TAP workshops are five days from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Upcoming workshops are July 23-27 and Aug. 13-17. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfltap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Entrepreneur Workshops are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1-2, Oct. 3-4 and Dec. 6-7 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop explains the basics of developing a business plan, legal and financial aspects of business ownership, advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a franchise, help available and how to overcome stress. For information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program will host an Education Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8-9, Oct. 9-10 and Dec. 18-19 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Family Readiness Group Academy’s Key Contacts class is 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Resiliency Center. For more information call 684-2800.
    The next Fort Leavenworth Career and Education Fair is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Frontier Conference Center. For information call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The next set of Army Community Service Army Family Team Building classes are scheduled. L.I.N.K. — Leavenworth in the Know — is Aug. 21. P.R.E.P. — Planning, Resumes, Experience and Personal Growth — is Sept. 19. L.E.A.D. — Leadership, Effective Communication, Assessment and Development — is Dec. 5. All classes are 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Resiliency Center. Registration is due one week before each class date. Childcare will be available on site. For more information call 684-2823.
    Veterans Affairs is providing a Career technical Training workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 28-29, Oct. 11-12 and Dec. 4-5 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop helps build a personalized career development assessment of occupational interests and abilities, and participants will learn to utilize self-sustaining tools to narrow their career focus by establishing achievable career goals and self-development strategies. For more information or to sign up, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Page 2 of 2 - Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program is taking applications for the second and third cohort of 2018. The CFP places service members with 180 days or less of active-duty time into a 12-week fellowship (internship) program. The program provides mid- to upper-level corporate experience, credentialing education and career skills training. Selection for the program is competitive but placement rates average 80 percent per cohort. For more information visit https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/corporate-fellowship-program-0, call 684-8999 or attend the informational brief at noon on Mondays in room 277 of the Resiliency Center.
    The U.S. Army Career Skills Program assists service members and families in finding employment as they get ready to transition out of the service. CSP is designed to provide employment skills training that includes credentialing, training, apprenticeships or internships to active-duty service members who will soon be leaving the service in hopes that these opportunities will result in job offers or provide invaluable resumé-building experiences. The program is open to all service members (with command approval) who will be within 180 days of leaving the service when the program starts. For information about current programs, which include IHG, Veterans Local Government Management Fellowship, Filling the Skills Gap One Warrior at a Time (welding, HVAC, machine tech, and commercial and residential equipment) Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention  Academy internships and Federal Emergency Management Agency internships, call 684-8999 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
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