Huntington Ingalls Industries INTERN in Newport News, Virginia


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O26: Production & Mainten

External Job Description:

Newport News Shipbuilding is now accepting applications for its 6th Annual Teacher Internship program.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for employed full-time Community College, High School and middle-school educators and career/guidance counselors in the local Hampton Roads, VA area. This is a professional developmental opportunity for regional educators; continuing education credits are available. Selected candidates will spend two consecutive work weeks this summer as employees of Newport News Shipbuilding; working inside our shipyard learning how we build your nation's nuclear aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines During those two weeks, those selected will work closely with various departments engaging in trades vocational training and hands-on exercises. Support departments may include: Engineering, Design, Crane operations, Machining, Electrical, Painting, Pipefitting, Rigging, Sheetmetal, Shipfitting, Welding and more. The goal of the internship is to enlighten local teachers and guidance/career counselors on shipyard operations, what work is like inside our shipyard, and the multitude of shipyard career opportunities and career paths available to their students. A limited amount of openings are available.

Selected candidates will work at Newport News Shipbuilding 40-hours per week for two consecutive work weeks either July 9-July 20, 2018 or July 30- Aug 10, 2018. Candidates must be available to work either session and work every day (Monday - Friday) from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. This is a paid internship program, however benefits are not provided.

This intense internship will be EXTREMLEY rigorous and physically demanding and will require the ability to physically access a wide variety of work sites every day, including those aboard ships under various stages of construction or overhaul, including the use of vertical and inclined ladders, and may involve limited kneeling, stooping, standing, etc.

*This is an industrial heavy manufacturing environment.

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Teacher Two-Week Shipyard Internship

Basic Qualifications:

Be an employed (full-time) at Community College, middle-school or high school teacher or guidance/career counselor in the local Hampton Roads, VA public school system. Must be able to work 40-hours per week (Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) for two consecutive work weeks either July --20, 2018 or July 30-Aug 10, 2018.

Successfully complete a criminal background investigation, hair follicle drug screen, and physical.

Be at least 18 years of age and a U.S. citizen





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Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Relocation Assistance:

No relocation assistance available

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree


Newport News-Virginia-United States

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EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects preferred