Huntington Ingalls Industries APPRENTICE in Newport News, Virginia


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O22: The ApprenticeSchool

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The Apprentice School is an educational and career opportunity unlike any other. The School provides high quality, comprehensive 4, 5 and 8-year apprentice programs for students interested in shipbuilding careers. Since 1919, our programs have produced over 10,000 graduates in support of the operational needs of Newport News Shipbuilding. Every day, our more than 800 apprentices push new boundaries of achievement and explore new opportunities in a complex and challenging workplace. Building and maintaining nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines for the United States Navy that will defend our country for years to come is not only a rewarding experience but also an excellent opportunity for apprentices to learn about heavy manufacturing and construction in the most modern shipbuilding facility in the world.

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Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for admission to The Apprentice School, an applicant must have a high school education with a minimum of four units passed in any combination of the following: one or two units algebra; one unit of geometry; one unit of chemistry; one unit of physics or principles of technology; one unit of mechanical drawing; one unit of vocational/technical or computer science; or one unit of advanced mathematics.

A unit is considered to be one year of high school study or its equivalent. For further information, please visit us at





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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.

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No relocation assistance available

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma/GED


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:

Demonstrated college readiness in math and English is preferred.

Applicants may submit post-secondary (college/university) transcripts that indicate readiness in math and English in lieu of community college testing.

College readiness (placement/outcomes in math and English can be obtained from your local community college testing center and results submitted with application to The Apprentice School admissions office.