Professional Development Program:
The marine engineer apprenticeship, offered through The Apprentice School's Professional Development Program, allows current apprentices* to gain on-the-job engineering experience in the manufacturing, construction, maintenance and overhaul of some of the most complex ships in the world while earning a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
Marine engineer apprentices:
Marine engineer apprentices are full-time employees of Newport News Shipbuilding. Time spent in academic classes is generally part of an apprentice's paid work week, resulting in a unique, specialized combination of on-the-job-training and related academic instruction.
To be considered for the Professional Development Program marine engineer apprenticeship, current apprentices must: