San Diego Business Journal

The San Diego County Apartment Association and the National Apartment Association Education Institute have scheduled a career fair for military veterans and their spouses. It is slated for June 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the San Diego Convention Center.

The fair will include hiring representatives from approximately 50 apartment-related companies, according to a statement from the nonprofit industry trade groups. The companies have job openings in Southern California and other U.S. locations.

Event attendance is limited to veterans, transitioning military personnel and their spouses, with registration and other details at

The career fair is being held in conjunction with the 2013 NAA Education Conference and Exposition, which attracts more than 6,200 multifamily housing professionals. Fair organizers are donating exhibitor booth space fees to Armed Services YMCA San Diego and the nonprofit Reboot, which provides training and other assistance to transitioning veterans.

The Virginia-based National Apartment Association said approximately 686,000 people work at apartment communities nationwide, in areas such as maintenance, leasing, management, supplier sales and service.

— SDBJ Staff Report