Spouse Jobs

Real Spouse Jobs: Nonprofit Executive Director

Amanda Crowe, executive director of In Gear Career, and her family.

I have a bachelor's in psychology and a master's degree in administrative studies. I use the master's degree in a more traditional way, but don't we all use a bit of psychology every day? How has being married to a service member impacted your own career? How did you get around that? I married my husband a bit later than some (I was 30), so... more

5 Fantastic Spouse Jobs in Military Towns

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Arin began subbing for a local school just off the base a year ago, and she was just recently asked to come on full time. "We are a state with VPK -- free pre-k for anyone -- and I work with the 4-year-olds," she tells us. "It's just what I need to be able to get a job at the CDC later. It's a great first job." Moreover, she knows that n... more

How The Air Force Helps Military Spouses Find Jobs

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Any military spouse can check the classifieds, upload a resume, or search a company’s website for job listings.  So why should a spouse use the Airman and Family Readiness Center when looking for employment?  When I posed that question to Kevin Myers A&FRC employment assistant at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, AL, he stated that famili... more

How the Marine Corps Helps Spouses Find Jobs

Marine Corps Spouse Awaits Arrival of Husband

When Halley moved to Camp Lejeune, she knew she wanted a job. In fact, she knew exactly what job she wanted. And on the day of an MCCS job fair, she lined up with 250 other applicants all hoping to be hired for that one job. Halley didn’t let herself get discouraged. She may have been new to the area, but she had taken advantage of the job sear... more

How The Navy Helps Spouses Find Jobs

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As soon as Navy wife Holly heard the news that her husband had PCS orders, she immediately started planning for the move. She was looking forward to moving from the small Navy base in Japan to the much larger Hampton Roads area for many reasons-- one of which was the increased chances of finding a job. During the three years Holly lived OCONUS,... more

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