Join us December 9th at 10:00 (EST) for The New York City Army Virtual Career Summit. This virtual career summit is an end-to-end digital conference with community partners, exclusive networking opportunities, and presentations on outlining the benefits of service in the U.S. Army. This convening is hosted by the New York City Recruiting Battalion and includes interactive presentations and guest speakers from several of our community partners. This virtual event will empower you to identify and pursue your career goals.
We brought together numerous community partners to create a highly interactive event to help you devise and outline a path to your goals. Whether through the U.S. Army, or one of our various community partners, you will equipped to make educated and informed decisions regarding the next chapter of your life.
Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) The Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Police Department (NYPD) Queens College New York City College of Technology Westchester Community College Fordham University
The New York City Army Virtual Career Summit will offer live webinars during the course of the event. These will be held in two distinct sessions, covering a variety of topics from Army Careers to employment tips in the civilian sector. Below is a definitive list of each speaker and the organization to which they represent.
Opening & Welcome
Lieutenant Colonel Whitney O. Jensen Battalion Commander NYC Recruiting Battalion U.S. Army
Webinar Session 1
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Session 1 comprises of various topics including to careers in the Army, educational benefits, and veterans' preference during the hiring process in the civilian sector.
Sergeant First Class Robert Rolle Deputy Station Commander Staten Island Recruiting Station
Dr. David Baker Education Services Specialist NYC Recruiting Battalion
Staff Sergeant Laurence Lafferty Recruiter Bay Ridge Recruiting Station
Robert Timmins Director, Veteran Support Services New York City College of Technology
Firefighter Aleigha Powder FDNY Recruiter Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) U.S. Army Reserves
Travis J. Melby Student Support Services Coordinator & VA Certifying Official Westchester Community College
Police Officer Michael Nocera NYPD Recruiter New York City Police Department (NYPD)
Glen Redpath Associate Director of Admissions Fordham University
Dennis Torres Veterans Outreach Specialist Queens College
Gary Port U.S. Army Reserves Ambassador U.S. Army Reserves Scholarship Program
Exhibit Hall Opens
11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Here you will find detailed information about each of the programs and community partners discussed in the auditorium. You can also chat LIVE with civilian talent hiring managers, and U.S. Army personnel alike. AUSA has resources to convert your military skills to civilian language. Army PaYS Program offers small business, corporate partners and future Soldier - resources and incentives.
Afternoon Welcome Remarks
Command Sergeant Major Angela R. Indardeo Battalion Command Sergeant Major NYC Recruiting Battalion
Webinar Session 2
1:00 P.M. – 1:40 P.M.
Session 2 comprises of employment strategies and workshops from our community partners in addition to stories regarding Soldier’s journeys into the U.S. Army
Audra J. Jones Marketing Analyst U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program
First Sergeant Alberto Pena Company First Sergeant Brooklyn South Recruiting Company NYC Recruiting Battalion