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Now Accepting Applications for Old Dominion University Engineering Student Co-op Opportunities

Earn while you learn! These are paid opportunities to co-op with NNS up to 20 hours a week while still in school. 

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Newport News Shipbuilding Now Accepting Applications for 2024 Summer Internships

Newport News Shipbuilding is accepting applications for 2024 summer internships. The deadline for students to apply is November 26, the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Internships are paid opportunities for students to work 40 hours per week for 10 consecutive weeks during the summer. NNS is anticipating needing to hire more than 250 students for 2024 summer internship opportunities.

To qualify students must be:

  • Age 18 or older
  • U.S. citizens
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Be enrolled in a four-year college or university, or 2+2 program, or master’s degree program

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Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of HII, will be hiring hundreds of entry-level (Engineer 1) positions this year to support work in its Engineering and Design (E&D) and Nuclear Propulsion (NPD) divisions.

NNS is offering engineering graduates who are hired:

  • Exciting and challenging work engineering the most complex ships in the world
  • $2000 sign-on bonus
  • $5000 for relocation (for graduates who live 50 miles or further from Newport News, VA)
  • Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement for graduate school
  • Remote work options for select positions
  • 401K company match and more
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Sign on to our talent network to get the latest news on when the internship programs are open for applications. Getting ready to graduate? We offer numerous entry-level career opportunities for recent college graduates. When doing your job search, look for level 1 opportunities if graduating with a bachelors degree, or level 2 opportunities if graduating with a masters degree.


HII offers summer internship opportunities with the HII Corporate office and all three divisions. These are paid summer internships with students working full-time (40 hours a week) for 10 consecutive weeks. Many of our summer interns transition into Co-ops or accept full-time offers starting after they graduate. HII will start accepting applications for 2024 summer internships this Fall.

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