Military spouses are invited to attend the 9th Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Military Spouse Symposium “Keeping a Career on the Move®” on Wednesday, March 26th at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Check in will open at 8:15 a.m.
The MOAA Military Spouse Symposium “Keeping a Career on the Move®” will open with our signature Military Spouse & Policy Panel focusing on state policies and national programs that assist military spouses and their career opportunities. Michelle Still Mehta, Ph.D. will moderate this panel which includes representatives from Syracuse University’s Institute of Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), the Chamber of Commerce Hiring our Heroes Military Spouse Employment Program, the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community & Family Policy and MOAA.
Concurrent workshops include:
- Resume Writing and LinkedIn Strategies for Military Spouses
- Your 30 Second Commercial: How to work a networking event or career fair
- Military Spouse Life Coaching
- Dress for Success
The keynote address will be delivered by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, an accomplished legislator, a mother of three and a military spouse.
During lunch, Kristine Schellhaas, founder of USMCLife, will moderate a panel titled, Real Spouses, Real Stories. Learn how fellow military spouses have kept their careers on the move while “married to the military”. Our real spouses include a professional volunteer, a teacher, a federal employee, a corporate retail specialist, and a Director of a consumer education for the military community.
Whether you’re looking for a job now or preparing for a future career you’ll find workshops, experts and employers who can help. It’s going to be an informative and inspiring day.
This no-cost event is open to all active duty, reserve, National Guard, retiree, veteran, and surviving military spouses, servicemembers, and veterans. Complimentary parking, food, beverages and giveaways are included. Business attire is highly recommended and résumé critiques and LinkedIn photographs will be available throughout the day.
Reserve your space now! You can access additional information and register for the MOAA Military Spouse Symposium “Keeping a Career on the Move®” here: www.moaa.org/spousesymposium.