Military Spouse Jobs Announces The Maria McConville Career Internship

On July 27th, 2022, during a Military Spouse Jobs Board of Directors Dinner Event, St Louis, Missouri, Deb Kloeppel, the organization’s President and Founder, named Mrs. Maria McConville, MS, RDN, LD, CPT | US Army | Association of the United States Army - AUSA | Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, as the Honoree and Executive Mentor of the organization's first career empowerment internship. Aptly named “The Maria McConville Career Internship”.

This program was created to recognize Maria’s tireless commitment to, and advocacy for, military spouse employment initiatives. Throughout her life, Maria has worked to inspire and empower military spouses while highlighting the challenges they face finding meaningful, fulfilling, and consistent employment. The internship was thoughtfully created to showcase the possibilities available to a diverse population of military spouses seeking employment. Over a six-month time frame, the awardee will be exposed to a variety of different functions within the Military Spouse Jobs family, including social media , public relations, print media, career development , professional development, and training, with continuous mentorship, guidance, and support. At the conclusion of the program, the intern will have the opportunity to join Military Spouse Jobs as a Social Media Coordinator or utilize their newly acquired knowledge, skills and abilities to join the team of an employment partner. This inaugural internship will be awarded to a Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) spouse, who has dropped out of the workforce due to the hardship and grief resulting from the loss of their loved one. Bonnie Carroll, CEO & President of TAPS, is a surviving spouse and will support the intern as an executive mentor. Additional information and applications will be available during Fall 2022. Learn more about the Military Spouse Jobs | With over 80,000 verified, military-affiliated job placements!