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Career Coaching


The Defense Department Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program provides comprehensive coaching services free of charge to all eligible military spouses. Employment readiness specialists are also available at most installations to assist military spouses with many different employment-related issues such as:

  • Education, training and licensing
  • Employment readiness
  • Career connections
  • Referrals to other services

Explore these three options:


Work with a SECO career coach to develop your plan, no matter your career stage. Whether you need assistance with career exploration, education, training and licensing, career readiness or career connections, connect with a SECO career coach.

SECO career coaches can help you:

  • Identify skills, interests and aptitudes.
  • Learn new ways to network.
  • Find training and education opportunities.

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Military Spouse Employment Partnership

The MSEP, a SECO initiative, connects employers with educated, trained and qualified people like you. Its more than 600 partner employers have hired more than 220,000 military spouses across every employment sector.

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Installation employment readiness specialists

Employment readiness specialists are available at most installations. They can help you with a wide range of employment-related areas through workshops, classes, small group instruction and one-on-one support. Each service has its own employment readiness program.

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