The news story below posted by WXXV News 25 highlights the Ingalls Apprentice School, which is one of the many ways you can start a career at Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of HII.
The shipyard is proud to celebrate its apprentices this week for National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from Nov. 14-20.
The apprenticeship program allows people to earn competitive wages and receive comprehensive benefit packages while they learn their shipbuilding craft.
Several apprentice graduates have gone on to build careers at Ingalls, rising to positions of leadership in the company.
To learn more about the apprentice program or career opportunities at Ingalls Shipbuilding, visit hii.com/careers. Read the story from WXXV News 25 below:
Ingalls Shipbuilding honors apprentices for National Apprenticeship Week
(Nov. 16, 2022 by Rick Gogreve)
This week marks the eighth annual National Apprenticeship Week. The City of Pascagoula and Ingalls Shipbuilding are showing how much they appreciate their apprentices.
Apprenticeship Week is a time to celebrate those men and women in training to become full time workers at certain organizations.
While this is a national celebration, officials at Pascagoula City Hall are showing their appreciation on a more personal level by adopting a proclamation officially approving the recognition of the special week in the city. Training Rep and former apprentice Lloyd Stringer said, “It makes me feel so wonderful, so wonderful being an apprentice one time, being an alum now. It’s like Christmas.”
You can read the full story at WXXV News 25.