While convention season has largely wrapped up, there will still some great opportunities for you to meet our recruiters through the winter. Whether you’re just starting out or looking for a change, there are three events where you can find our recruiters and learn what it’s like to work at VA.

Over the course of the winter months, we’ll be attending events with:

Advancing the science of aging

The Gerontological Society of America will host its annual Scientific Meeting in Indianapolis from Nov. 2 ‒ 6, 2022.

Given that the society fosters collaboration among behavioral and social scientists, physicians, nurses, biologists, psychologists, social workers and scholars in the field of aging, the meeting promises to offer high-level information from a myriad of disciplines with the intent of influencing policy and practice for years to come.

You can register for this event here.

Helping conquer blood diseases

Closing out the calendar year of events, our team will visit with members of the American Society of Hematology during the group’s annual meeting and exposition in New Orleans from Dec. 10 ‒ 13, 2022.

Fostering equitable care, transformative research, and innovative education to improve the lives of patients with blood and bone marrow disorders, the society will welcome its 18,000 members both in person and virtually to discuss education and advancements in the field.

You can register for this event here.

Supporting federal health professionals

In our first official event of the coming year, we’ll be proud to attend the annual meeting of AMSUS, The Society of Federal Health Professionals in National Harbor, Maryland, from Feb. 13 ‒ 16, 2023.

Formerly the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, AMSUS welcomes all federal health professionals in support of their support missions at the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, and Homeland Security.

You can register for this event here.

More than just a job

No matter where or when you connect with our recruiters, you’ll also be able to learn about the benefits of your new VA career.

  • Flexible schedules. Our employees receive 13 ‒ 26 paid vacation/personal days, as well as 13 sick days annually with no limit on accumulation, and we celebrate 11 paid federal holidays each year.
  • Robust insurance options. You can choose from a variety of health maintenance organizations or fee-for-service health plans, and all cover preexisting conditions. Additionally, we pay up to 75% of health premiums, a benefit that can continue into retirement.
  • Competitive starting salaries. We offer our employees strong starting salaries based on education, training and experience. We also offer steady growth, with periodic pay raises that address inflation and local market changes.

Work at VA

Are you ready to take the first step toward a rewarding VA career? Join our recruiters at these upcoming events.

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