Re-entering the civilian world is often the perfect time to get your degree or find that great civilian job. As a service member, you’ve proven your commitment, discipline and resourcefulness. Now the task is making sure those military accomplishments look their best on a civilian resume or transcript.
As a military spouse, you have access to numerous resources that can help you achieve your education and career goals, whether they be finishing an undergraduate degree, pursuing a training certificate or landing a new job.
The Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, or SECO, program provides comprehensive counseling 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 and referrals to other services.
Service members will find there are numerous programs, resources and services available to help you pursue education and find employment – both governmental agencies and nongovernmental organizations.
If you need a job, particularly one that is potentially flexible and portable, look no further than the Military Spouse Employment Partnership Career Portal.
Military OneSource provides practical guidance to military spouses exploring new careers – offering strategies on seeking federal employment, telecommuting work and other portable careers. You’ll also find comprehensive education career support through the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, or SECO, program and other resources. Check out useful tips and tools that will help you research and define your career path.
The Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program provides career coaching services free of charge to all eligible military spouses.
If you’re a military spouse looking for employment, meet two programs made exclusively for you — to get you career-ready and find a great job.
While you can access certified career counselors through Military OneSource by calling 800-342-9647, you can also access face-to-care employment readiness specialists 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.
Military spouses looking for a leg up in their career need to look no further than a Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, or SECO, counselor. These counselors can help at any stage of a spouse’s life, from finding the right school or connecting with employers to starting a business.
It’s time to explore a new career, but what do you do first? Matching your interests, skills and goals while pursuing an occupation compatible with your mobile military life is easier than you think. Here are a few steps that will help you research and define your career path.
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How can you make your military spouse career more portable? By making sure you have the skills, training, licenses, degrees and certifications that employers want in high-growth, high-demand fields and occupations.
Do you want to work with children, but you’re not sure where to start? Have you considered a career with the Department of Defense? You can apply for both entry and management-level positions in many child development programs and youth programs world-wide.