Co-op & Internship Opportunities

Huntington Ingalls Industries Corporate

Pictured: HII corporate office building, VASCIC

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ corporate office offers summer internship opportunities in Newport News, VA and Washington, D.C. Students will work 8 weeks during the summer months, 30 hours a week. Telework and onsite options available.

Summer Internship Requirements for Huntington Ingalls Corporate

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Background check, drug screen and physical
  • U.S. citizenship

Applications for 2021 summer internships have closed. The 2022 summer internship application will open in September 2021. View all open jobs at buildyourcareer.com.

Ingalls Shipbuilding

Ingalls Shipbuilding, in Pascagoula, Mississippi, offers summer internship opportunities. Students will work full-time, 40 hours per week, for a minimum of 10 weeks during the summer months.

Summer Internship Requirements for Ingalls Shipbuilding

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Be enrolled in a bachelors or masters degree program in Business, Engineering or Information Technology
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Background check, drug screen and physical
  • U.S. citizenship or U.S. persons

Applications for 2021 summer internships have closed. The 2022 summer internship application will open in September 2021. View all open jobs at buildyourcareer.com.

Newport News Shipbuilding

Newport News Shipbuilding has college summer internships, Ability college summer internships and year-round co-op programs.

Summer Internships at NNS

Summer internship applicants will be placed in various departments at Newport News Shipbuilding located in Newport News, Virginia. Students will work 8 weeks during the summer months, 30 hours a week.

Summer Internship Requirements for Newport News Shipbuilding

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Be enrolled in a STEM-related bachelor’s or master’s degree programs such as computer science, engineering, and information technology
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Background check, drug screen and physical
  • U.S. citizenship

Ability Summer Internship Requirements for Newport News Shipbuilding

  • Student MUST self-identify as an individual with any type of documented disability
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the fall following the internship
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Background check, drug screen and physical
  • U.S. citizenship
  • A letter from school/university stating participation in disability program

Applications for 2021 summer internships have closed. The 2022 summer internship application will open in September 2021. View all open jobs at buildyourcareer.com.

Pictured: NNS summer interns aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) for an intern appreciation celebration.

Co-ops at NNS

Co-op programs give college students the opportunity to combine the knowledge learned in the classroom with practical work experience. By gaining valuable work experience in Co-op programs, participants are able to better evaluate their future career opportunities. Co-op assignments are based on a candidates goals, company needs, and are posted to the Careers site intermittently throughout the year.

Current NNS Co-ops

Part-Time Business Management Co-op

  • This co-op is up to 20 hours per week and is completed while attending school.
  • Applications are currently not being accepted for this program. Visit buildyourcareer.com for all current openings.

Part-Time Designer Co-op

  • This co-op is up to 20 hours per week and is completed while attending school.
  • For students in an Associate’s program
  • Applications are currently not being accepted for this program. Visit buildyourcareer.com for all current openings.

Part-Time Engineering Co-op

  • This co-op is up to 20 hours per week and is completed while attending school.
  • Applications are currently not being accepted for this program. Visit buildyourcareer.com for all current openings.

Part-Time Quality Engineering Co-op

  • This co-op is up to 20 hours per week and is completed while attending school.
  • For college Sophomores & Juniors
  • Applications are currently not being accepted for this program. Visit buildyourcareer.com for all current openings.

Full-Time Engineering Co-op

  • This co-op is full-time, 40 hours per week.
  • Three semesters are required. Two can be during summer. At least one semester will be completed during fall or spring school semesters.
  • Housing options are offered.
  • These co-ops are posted as needed for “hard to fill” positions.
  • Applications are currently not being accepted for this program. Visit buildyourcareer.com for all current openings.

Part-Time IT Co-op

  • This co-op is up to 20 hours per week and is completed while attending school.
  • For college Sophomores & Juniors
  • Applications are currently not being accepted for this program. Visit buildyourcareer.com for all current openings.

Part-Time Supply Chain Management Co-op

  • This co-op is up to 20 hours per week and is completed while attending school.
  • Applications are currently not being accepted for this program. Visit buildyourcareer.com for all current openings.

Additional Programs at NNS

In addition to college internships and co-ops, Newport News Shipbuilding offers:

  • eShip/iShip, a summer internship program for graduating high school seniors
  • Teacher Internship
  • Trades Internship
  • Marine Skilled Training Programs (view video to learn more)

These programs are posted as needed. Keep an eye on buildyourcareer.com for the applications.

 Pictured: NNS summer intern celebrating a successful internship at an intern appreciation event.