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Apprenticeships

Begin your professional career in one of the boundless opportunities offered by the Department of Defense for recent graduates.


Apprenticeship Program

This program is a unique opportunity to experience the work environment in the Department of Defense while still in school. Current students enrolled in educational institutions ranging from high school to graduate school gain the experience of working for DOD and the ability to explore the many opportunities that the Department of Defense has to offer.

APPRENTICESHIPS

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China Lake Apprentice Program

The China Lake Apprentice Program is a three year education program designed to guide students to become skilled in technician and wage grade positions. The program comprises of a three year distance learning requirement and a DOL approved OJT program.

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Fleet Readiness Center South West (FRCSW) Apprenticeship Program

Provides on the job training combined with related instruction to develop highly skilled, Department of the Navy-oriented, U.S. Department of Labor certified Journeyworkers.

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NRC Research Associateship Program

Provides postdoctoral and senior scientists and engineers of unusual promise and ability opportunities for research on problems, largely of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the sponsoring laboratories.

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Office of Naval Research (ONR) Historically Black Colleges Institution Program

Designed to increase the participation of HBCU/MIs in the Navy's research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) programs and activities.

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Shipyards Apprentice Program

This four-year program features paid academic and trade training, and on-the-job training. Graduates receive journey worker certificates from both the Department of Labor and Department of the Navy, and receive college credit towards an associate's degree.

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DoD STEM Opportunities

Explore a multitude of internship, fellowship, educational and competition opportunities in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math.

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Student STEM Employment Program (SSEP)

Become a part of the pipeline for the future workforce in the Student STEM Employment Opportunities for BS, MS, and PhD students.

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Workforce Recruitment Program

A recruitment and referral program for College Students with Disabilities through summer or permanent jobs. Explore the many different opportunities open to students, search current openings.

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NRC Research Associateship Program

Provides postdoctoral and senior scientists and engineers of unusual promise and ability opportunities for research on problems, largely of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the sponsoring laboratories.

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LEGACY (Leadership Experience Growing Apprenticeships Committed to Youth): Junior Apprentice

The LEGACY program is three phases designed for students to learn more about STEM and grow their interest in STEM opportunities.

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LEGACY (Leadership Experience Growing Apprenticeships Committed to Youth): Apprentice

The LEGACY program is three phases designed for students to learn more about STEM and grow their interest in STEM opportunities.

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AEOP High School Apprenticeship Program

Summer Internship Program for High School students.

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AEOP Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program

Summer Internship Program for Undergraduate students.

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U.S. Army Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment Activity Calibration Apprentice

Development of apprentice into a career as a calibration technician.
Field of Study:Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment Calibration
Application Time Period/Cycle:Approximately 4 months in-house training, followed by 18 months of on-the-job training.
Eligibility Requirements:None, open to public.
How to Apply:Applicants will submit through USA Jobs.
For More Information:Gary Davenport, gary.m.davenport.civ@army.mil

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