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Summer Intern


Newport News, Virginia, United States

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding will be offering 2021 summer internships to students majoring in STEM bachelor or master’s degree programs including Computer Science, Engineering, and Information Technology. Students will have the opportunity to work 30 hours a week for 8 consecutive weeks during the summer months on a variety of assignments related to their major. Applications will be accepted until November 29, 2020. Both telework and onsite internships options may be available. Some engineering, technical, and waterfront positions may require the ability to physically access a wide variety of work sites, including those aboard ships under various stages of construction or overhaul, including the use of vertical and inclined ladders, and may involve limited kneeling, stooping, standing, etc. Applicants must upload a copy of their unofficial transcripts to be considered. Applicants may be disqualified if unofficial transcript is not provided.  

Basic Qualifications

1. Be at least 18 years of age before the start of the summer intern program (Mid-May)

2. Be enrolled in a  STEM-related degree program that supports the company’s business requirements. Typically in the following areas: • Computer Science, Engineering (must be ABET accredited) and Information Technology

3. Have attended a college or university and completed at least one year of course work by May 2021 

4. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (unofficial transcripts will be required)  

5. Attend a college/university (undergraduate or graduate program) in the fall following the internship

6. Successfully complete a criminal background investigation and a hair follicle drug screen

7. Work a 30-hour work week for 8 weeks during the summer 

Preferred Qualifications

Preference is given to rising Juniors and Seniors

Req ID: 3041 


Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: No 

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: No relocation assistance available 

Education: Some College 

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No-Teleworking is not available for this position 

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  


Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries employs more than 42,000 people throughout the United States and around the world.  We are America’s largest military shipbuilder and one of the largest defense contractors for unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services and fleet sustainment.  Our employees build, engineer and innovate complex products and solutions for our customers on a daily basis - we do the Hard Stuff, Done Right.  Each year we hire thousands of business, engineering, IT professionals and tradespersons to accomplish our mission. Why not become part of something bigger than yourself, find your purpose, and join HII today.

EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.