PMI Delaware Valley Chapter

Military Outreach Program

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PMI Delaware Valley Chapter has an active Military Outreach Program. 

Harris Snyder is the current point of contact for this effort, with support from Frank McKeown, and Jim Snyder.

The team’s primary goal is to support active duty and ex-military members who are interested in Project Management, encouraging them to get involved with PMI and get certified. A second goal is to support veterans where possible, using the team’s knowledge and experience where appropriate.  The team in the past has visited military installations and veteran job fares to talk about the benefits of getting involved in PMI and project management. The team has also provided mentoring to PMI members on request.

Benefits available to current and former military members include:

  • Reimbursement via the GI Bill for Certification and first year PMI corporate membership costs
  • Reimbursement via the PMI-DVC Chapter Guest Pass program for first year PMI-DVC membership cost
  • Mentoring
  • Free resume and career coaching via 3rd party service

Recent Activities:

On June 20, 2019, the Military Outreach effort supported PMI-DVC’s annual Certification meeting. Current and potential chapter members who were veterans or active duty stopped by the table to discuss PMI-DVC and be provided with benefit information that can assist them in their efforts to attain a PMI certification.  

Resource Available for Veterans:

If you know of a veteran who is seeking technical education and employment assistance, have them contact Adae Fonseca (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Nelson Frank is kickstarting a program to train and employ veterans through a Partnership with one of the industry’s leading software tool providers, ServiceNow.  Go to the following link for more information - https://www.nelsonfrank.com/job-seekers/nelson-frank-tech-academy/.

Call For Help:

If you are a PMI-DVC member who is in the Reserves (either active, or recently retired), and you think that your unit would be interested in getting information about PMI and project management, please contact me to discuss how this can happen.

If you are or know anyone recently departed from the military, or close to the end of an enlistment tour, please contact Harris Snyder  to discuss this program and its benefits

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