Release
Immediate Release

DOD Hosts Virtual Hiring Fair for Military Spouses

March 8, 2021

The Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership will host its fourth virtual hiring fair for military spouses on March 10.

The free MSEP Virtual Hiring Fair – Navigate to Success: Claim Your Space in Today’s Workplace – gives military spouses the opportunity to live chat from anywhere in the world with hiring managers who, as MSEP partner employers, are actively seeking military spouse employees.

More than 100 MSEP companies will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST to speak directly with military spouses interested in their organization or job openings. Spouses may apply for featured CONUS and OCONUS jobs with MSEP partners directly through the event platform.

The department is committed to ensuring military spouses have the access to education and employment resources to help them thrive in their military life. Providing virtual opportunities and empowering military spouses remains a top priority.  

“The hiring fair is designed to be flexible for military spouses,” said Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy Patricia “Patty” Montes Barron. “Whether you join for 30 minutes or the full four hours, registrants can log in to the event to make valuable connections and explore in-person and remote career opportunities.”

Through the platform, spouses have exclusive access to connect with Spouse Education and Career Opportunities career coaches, MSEP partner employers and Military OneSource consultants to learn more about resources available to military spouses.

For more information, call 800-342-9647 to speak with a SECO career coach, start a live chat and visit www.msephire.vfairs.com to register for the event.  

About Military Community and Family Policy 

Military Community and Family Policy is directly responsible for establishing and overseeing quality-of-life policies and programs that help our guardians of country, their families and survivors be well and mission-ready. Military OneSource is the gateway to programs and services that support the everyday needs of the 5.2 million service members and immediate family members of the military community. These Department of Defense services can be accessed 24/7/365 around the world.

About Spouse Education and Career Opportunities  

Spouse Education and Career Opportunities. The DOD established the SECO program to provide education and career guidance to military spouses worldwide, offering free, comprehensive resources and tools related to career exploration, education, training and licensing, employment readiness and career connections. This program also offers free career coaching services six days a week.

About Military Spouse Employment Partnership  

Military Spouse Employment Partnership. The MSEP initiative connects military spouses with hundreds of partner employers who commit to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses. The program helps prepare spouses to be job ready, and connects them with employers worldwide, with 24/7 access to job openings and career connections. The MSEP Job Search allows military spouses to search for career opportunities with MSEP partners.