Military families are the backbones to our graduates. Military spouses are often-times subject to moves and job-hops. These relocations lead to a level of inconsistency in career options and resources.
The Air Force Academy takes great pride in our graduate's spouses and have provided an area for resources to assist in transitions. From resume resources and career profiles to networking opportunities, the AOG is here for you as you support your graduate. You deserve to be supported all the same.
Please note that if you are a Veteran spouse, this area can also apply to you.
LinkedIn is offering one year of free access to LinkedIn Premium for eligible U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses. This more robust version of a basic LinkedIn account can help you get noticed by recruiters, build professional relationships, find and apply to jobs, and get support. You'll also get a year of unlimited access to more than 10,000 courses through their LinkedIn Learning platform. Get the tools to build your professional brand, manage your network, and gain the skills you'll need to be successful in every stage of your career here.
Whether you are considering a new career, starting a small business, or have recently moved locations, American Corporate Partners (ACP) has Mentors offering their assistance. You can find the ACP Spouse Program and more information here.
Find free resume and job search services for military members, veterans, and military spouses at Hire Heroes USA.
The Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program provides education and career guidance to military spouses worldwide, offering comprehensive resources and tools related to career exploration, education, training and licensing, employment readiness and career connections.
Military Spouse Transition Program (MySTeP) is made for YOU - a military spouse - to support and encourage you throughout your service member's time in the military. MySTeP will help you plan, prepare and be ready for the life your family wants after transitioning out of the military, whenever that time comes. The information, tools and programs highlighted in MySTeP will connect you with the right resources at the right time to help you successfully navigate military life at every stage of your service member's career.
Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) connects military spouses with hundreds of partner employers who have committed to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses. MSEP currently has more than 500 partners, who have hired more than 175,000 military spouses.
The My Career Advancement Account Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship assists military spouses in pursuing licenses, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in an occupation or career field.
Intelligent.com lists the best military-friendly colleges in the U.S. to help you find the support you need to pursue higher education.
Bunker labs is a national not-for-profit organization that exists to empower the military-connected community to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams. Bunker Labs supports all entrepreneurs in the veteran community to include military veterans, military spouses and family members. They support these entrepreneurs throughout the journey of starting a business: from the idea stage to the growth stage.
VA education benefits help Veterans, service members, and their qualified family members with needs like paying college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and getting career counseling. Learn how to apply for and manage the education and training benefits you've earned.
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