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    Help Make SECO Better
    Participate in a Virtual Town Hall to improve the SECO program.
  • U.S. Capitol at Sunset
    Ask the Expert Chat
    Get helpful hints for applying to federal jobs – Dec. 12-14.
  • doctor examining child
    MSEP Partner Connect
    Discover Frontline National medical jobs on Dec. 20 at 3 p.m. EST.
  • family welcomes soldier home from deployment
    Be Deployment Strong
    Use the improved Plan My Deployment to ease departures & returns.
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    Blog: Set Seasonal Goals
    Read how other MilSpouses set seasonal goals at Blog Brigade.
  • Hiring for the Holidays
    Find seasonal job opportunities with these MSEP partners.
  • Write a Business Plan Month
    Prep for next year with the Build Your Business Plan tool.

Spouse Education and Career Opportunities Program


The Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program provides education and career guidance to military spouses worldwide and offers comprehensive resources and tools for all stages of your career progression.

Tools and Resources

Research your possibilities by using tools and resources to support you through different career stages as you balance the challenges of mobile military life.


SECO Assessments

Explore your skills and interests by learning how to apply them to your education and career goals.


Career Coach

Access expert career advice from a Career Coach.


Lifecycle Stages

Support, guidance and information relevant to every stage of your career

Career Exploration

Explore career paths that match your interests, skills, abilities and goals, as well as keep pace with your mobile military life. Find information about today’s job market and work opportunities.

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Career Coaching for Military Spouses

Providing information, guidance and support with education, career and life decisions


 Explore education and career interests

 Learn about education options and licensure or credential requirements

 Prepare to enter or re-enter the workforce

 Connect to organizations committed to hiring military spouses

 Develop a MyICP, individual career plan

Call 800-342-9647. Coaches are available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET on Saturday.
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