Invitation to Military Spouses to Participate in the SECO Program Office Facebook and LinkedIn Discussions for February

Greetings,

During the month of February, the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) Program Office will host several events- via Facebook and LinkedIn- which we would like to invite military spouses to attend. Kindly review the following information for additional details about each event and for registration procedures to join the discussions, and share the information with your military spouse community!

Note that in order to join the LinkedIn discussions, participants will need to have a LinkedIn profile and request approval to join the MSEP Spouse Group by clicking on the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/4159976. Once approved, members can join all group discussions hosted by the MSEP Spouse Group. We find that the link works better using Chrome versus Internet Explorer).

Thank you for sharing this information with your military spouse community and for your continued commitment to support the recruitment, hiring and retention of our wonderful military spouses!

1.      Pay for College with Scholarships Tailored Just for You!

Make college affordable by using the MySECO Scholarship Finder to search through information about scholarship opportunities carefully chosen just for you. Browse the database of financial resources offered specifically to military spouses and family members to make paying for college fast and easy. Start now at https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil/Portal/SpouseProfile/SpouseFundingSources/Search.

2.      Military Spouse Employment Partnership Partner Connect

Please join us on Facebook Thursday, February 16 at 3 p.m. EST!

MSEP employers- Ross Stores, Kelly Services and MarketSource, Inc. - will join us on the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) Facebook page for a 60-minute question-and-answer session. This will be an opportunity for military spouses to ask questions of human resources and hiring experts from these companies.

All military spouses are invited to come and add their voices to the conversation and find out from leading hiring representatives about hiring opportunities, top tips for networking and how to stand out from the crowd.

Participants are invited to visit https://www.facebook.com/DoDMilSpouse/events/ to access more information about this event.

3.      LinkedIn Military Spouse Employment Partnership Networking Series

Please join us on Thursday, February 23 at 12 noon EST!

During this series of discussions, participants will have the opportunity to:
.         Connect with key human resources professionals and hiring managers from the companies and organizations of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership.
.         Discover new employment resources and services.
.         Ask questions and get feedback.
.         Network with other military spouses and share employment experiences.

MSEP employer AECOM will be highlighted during the discussions on February 23.

Please go to https://www.linkedin.com/groups/4159976 <https://www.linkedin.com/groups/4159976>  for more information about the networking seriesand to join the discussion.

4.      Virtual Military Spouse Symposium - Mark Your Calendars!

Please join us on May 15-18 for the first Virtual Military Spouse Symposium that will be hosted by The Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program. This four-day virtual symposium will feature tracks in career development, military spouse well-being, corporate connections, and more.

Registration will begin soon. Registration will begin soon. For registration details, please click here <https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/index.cfm?i=328385&k=01634A0A7352>  to be notified when registration opens.

Thank you.

Sincerely,
Nicole

Nicole S. Inabinet, Contractor
Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) Account Manager
Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities Program (SECO)
Desk: 571-298-2984
Mobile: 703-254-3687