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Education & Career Planning for Family Members

Military family members serve alongside their Sailors, Marines, Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians, and Coast Guard personnel. It's important for your family members to know the value of an education and career planning. This page offers education and career planning resources with a focus on the military family. Some are available to the military member as well. We hope you'll become familiar with these options and share them with others. 
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DOD's Spouse Employment Pilot Program Enters Second Year

The three-year Military Spouse Career Accelerator Pilot (MSCAP) program is designed to help military spouses find employment fellowships with participating companies. Following the conclusion of those fellowships, some military spouses may be offered full-time employment. LEARN MORE.

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  • ASVAB Career Exploration Program

    The Department of Defense sponsors the ASVAB Career Exploration Program (CEP) with a two-part mission, to provide: a career exploration service to U.S. youth and qualified leads to military recruiters. The ASVAB CEP offers students a chance to explore all paths to careers - college, certifications, apprenticeships, licensure programs, and the Military - in one place.