Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI)/CSI

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According to MSCI, “CSI is a nationally recognized, award-winning professional staffing and consulting firm. We value integrity, excellence and commitment, ideals held true by veterans and their military spouses. CSI recognizes that military spouses face employment barriers that limit their opportunities in the workplace. Through our Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) (MSCI), we resolve to eliminate employment barriers and match military spouses with rewarding career opportunities.”

Quick Facts

Best ForMilitary Spouses
IndustryAdministration, Communications and Public Relations, Customer Service, Design, Engineering and Construction, Finance, Health Care, Human Resources, Industrial and Manufacturing, Legal, Marketing, Operations, Sales, Technology
EmploymentFull-Time, Part-Time, Contract, Temporary to Permanent
Job LevelMid-Level
Military or Veteran Focus?Yes
Veteran or Spouse-Owned?No
Where do they place people?Nationwide
ServicesTraining program, job fairs, one-on-one coaching

Military & Veteran Focus

Who would Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) be best for?

Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) would be best for military spouses from all branches.

Does Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) offer specialized service(s) to the military community?

Yes, the MSCI is for military spouses.

Does Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) offer specialized service(s) to veterans?

Yes, they are supportive of veterans and have partnerships with Hiring Our Heroes, and the Wounded Warriors program.

Does Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) offer discounts to military or veterans?

Their services appear free of charge.

Is Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) veteran-owned?

It does not appear that CSI is veteran-owned.

Job Types & Locations

What areas of the country do they place people?

They place people nationwide.

What kinds of jobs does Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) place people in?

  • Federal, state, and local government jobs
  • Private for-profit jobs
  • Non-profit jobs

Some of their clients are: the National Park Service, USDA, the Department of the Army, Walter Reed Medical Center, and the Department of Education.

What types of jobs do they recruit for?

  • Contract
  • Contract-to-Hire
  • Direct Placement

Job Levels

  • Various levels

What companies does Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) work with?

CSI is partnered with companies such as Rural Development, the U.S. Army, and the Army National Guard.

Unique Services & Programs

The Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) is a partnership between CSI and military spouses. This project brings spouses and active service members together with employers searching for skilled staffing solutions. It also pairs them with fellow professional staffing firms with a goal of matching flexible, adaptable, and skilled military spouses with employment opportunities across the U.S.

Through the program, military spouses can attend networking events, job fairs, luncheons, and mentoring sessions that will open doors. They also provide interview preparation support through one-on-one coaching sessions. It allows military spouses to pursue job opportunities that value their skills, knowledge, and abilities.


Where is Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) located?

CSI’s headquarters are in Manassas, VA.

Do they have offices around the country?

Yes, they appear to have offices in Washington D.C. and Lakewood, CO.

Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) Review

The Military Spouse Career Initiative has a good section on the CSI website. The website as a whole doesn’t seem to be as streamlined as it should be. There is a lot of information but it seems to be more geared to companies who are wanting to hire vs those looking for a job. The MSCI section of the website does offer a lot of information.

Military Spouse Career Initiative (MSCI/CSI) Testimonials

There do not seem to be any public reviews, however, they do showcase testimonials on their websites.

“It took two PCS moves to complete my degree but now I’m a Family Nurse Practitioner. With each PCS, it takes at least two months to obtain a nursing license to practice in the state…MSCI will take away the added stress of securing quality employment while I unpack our household goods.” – U.S. Air Force Spouse