Employment Readiness Program (ERP)

Hours of Operation

Monday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Holidays Closed (All Federal Holidays)


622 Swift Rd.
Bldg. 622
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WiFi Available

Handicap Accessible

+1 (845)938-5658

Military DSN Tel:
+1 (312)688-5658

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Employment Readiness Program (ERP)

The Employment Readiness Program (ERP) offers resources to help with your career plan and job search. Whether you’re a military spouse or Family member who just moved to a new installation, Retiree, or DoD civilian looking for new opportunities, or active duty military, active Reserve, National Guard member, or Wounded Warrior, we’re here to help.

Our services include:

•       Up-to-date information on local, national, and international employment opportunities, job market trends and education, and volunteer resources

•       Classes and seminars on self-assessment and career exploration, resume writing, interviewing techniques, dressing for success, networking, and entrepreneurship

•       Résumé critiques

•       Career counseling and individual career assessments

•       Job fairs and other hiring events

•       Teen/youth employment information

•       Computers with internet access, résumé-writing software, and typing tutorials

Contact the Employment Readiness Program manager (ERPM) for more information by calling or clicking the “Email Us” button above.

Programs for Military Spouses

•       Spouse Education & Career Opportunities (SECO): The Department of Defense SECO program provides education and career guidance to military spouses worldwide and offers comprehensive resources and tools for all stages of your career progression.

•       Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP): The Department of Defense MSEP maintains agreements with over 350 employers committed to hiring military spouses. Today’s Military Spouses are skilled, diverse, and motivated, with sound work values and a strong work ethic – characteristics highly valued by America’s top employers.

•       My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA): The MyCAA Scholarship Program is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation.

•       Expedited Licensing Services for Military Spouses relocating to New York.

Federal Employment:

•       Military Spouse Preference

•       Priority Placement Program (PPP-S)

•       West Point Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC)

Employment Resources


Government (Federal, State, County, City):

•       USAJOBS

•       West Point Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF)

•       Exchange (AAFES)

•       New York State

•       Orange County, NY

•       City of Newburgh, NY

Local Staffing Agencies and Recruiters:

•       Here’s Help is a local recruiting firm serving the Hudson Valley.

•       Express Employment Professionals is a leading staffing provider helping job seekers find work and businesses find qualified employees.  

•       Ethan Allen Workforce Solutions matches the energetic and hard-working jobseekers of the Hudson Valley with the career opportunities provided by our diverse community of employers.

On-Post Employers:

•       West Point Family Homes (Balfour Beatty)

•       West Point Association of Graduates

•       Thayer Hotel


•       Local School Districts

•       NYSED Teaching Certification

•       Mount Saint Mary College

•       SUNY Orange

Federal Job Webinars:

•       Overview of the Federal Hiring Process

•       Finding and Applying for Jobs in the Federal Government

•       Writing Your Federal Resume

•       Interviewing

Additional Resources:

•       New York State Job Bank

•       Computer Classes at the Newburgh Free Library

•       West Point Soldier for Life (SFL-TAP)