Students

Whether you’re a high school student, in college pursuing your undergraduate degree, or enrolled in a graduate program, NSWC Crane’s Pathways Internship Program has an opportunity for you to gain work experience while supporting the Warfighter.

Explore the incredible range of opportunities available in the federal government in an area related to your academic career goals or field of study. Explore our varied career paths available to students including Engineering, Scientists, Computer Scientists, Information Technology, and Business (Finance, Contracts, Human Resources, and Logistics).

STEM Student Employment Program (SSEP) (See flyer)

Eligibility:

  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a program of undergraduate or graduate instruction leading to a bachelor’s or advanced degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) course of study at an institution of higher learning
  • Students must be enrolled at least half time, as defined by the institution, to be appointed and to remain in the program
  • Students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA

Pathways Student Internships for Non-STEM Students (See flyer)

Eligibility: Current students in an accredited high school, college (including 2-year or 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs ; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.

 

HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Science & Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP)

Description: 

The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.

The goals of SEAP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further their education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN.

SEAP provided competitive research internships to over 265 high school students (program-wide) this year. Participating students spend eight weeks during the summer doing research at 25 DoN laboratories.

Notifications will be sent to all applicants by Early February.

How to Apply:  See: https://seap.asee.org/

 

COLLEGE PROGRAMS

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP)

Description: 

The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.

The goals of NREIP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN.

NREIP provides competitive research internships to approximately 475 college students (400 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students, program wide) each year. Participating students spend ten weeks during the summer conducting research at approximately 29 DoN laboratories.

Website: https://nreip.asee.org/

Hired as Government Employee:  No

If Government Employee, on the rolls of:  n/a

Crane Commitment to Hire in the Future:  No

Who May Apply:   College Students


Science, Math, Research, Technology (SMART)

Description: 

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion. Students pursuing degrees related to the STEM fields are encouraged to apply.

Website: http://smart.asee.org/ 

Hired as Government Employee:  No

If Government Employee, on the rolls of:  n/a

Crane Commitment to Hire in the Future:  Yes

Who May Apply:   Current BS/MS/PhD students.

NAVSEA Scholar

Description: 

The NAVSEA Scholarship is awarded to outstanding incoming college freshmen (i.e. graduating high school seniors) intending to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Scholars must be accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at a Hispanic-Serving Institution, exhibit exemplary scholastic attitude, maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, demonstrate financial need, and are civically engaged.

Scholarship recipients will receive support for tuition and books and be given an opportunity to sign up for, and be hired into, the NAVSEA Student Employment Program. Work at a NAVSEA Field Command or Headquarters will begin the summer following the freshman year. This extraordinary career opportunity provides a higher rate of scholarship, technical summer work experience, initiation of government service and security clearance, mentorship from a NAVSEA scientist or engineer, and a graduation employment agreement.

The NAVSEA Scholars Program is an excellent opportunity to gain quality experience with financial assistance while in school, as well as create a direct route for future employment after graduation.

Hired as Government Employee:  Yes

If Government Employee, on the rolls of:  NSWC Crane

Who May Apply:   Recipients of NAVSEA Scholarship.   NAVSEA HQ announces.

Morgan State (formerly Tuskeegee)

Description:

Upon graduation be hired as a Navy Civilian employee from one of the below agencies:

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)

Strategic Systems Program Office (SSP) or

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)

U.S. citizens eligible to obtain security clearance

Meet all MSU Graduate school requirements with a BS degree in a STEM major (preferably Engineering) with a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE:

Full-time salary as an entry-level Navy civilian engineer

Free tuition fees travel and educational support materials

Will receive promotion upon completion of this program

Website:

http://www.morgan.edu/school_of_engineering/departments/electrical_and_computer_engineering/niess-cae/academic_programs/master_engineering_cyber.html

Hired as Government Employee:  Yes

If Government Employee, on the rolls of:  NSWC Crane

Crane Commitment to Hire in the Future:  Yes

Who May Apply:   Morgan State University Students enrolled in ME/Cyber Engineering

Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)

Description: 

The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

Annually, trained WRP recruiters from federal agencies conduct personal interviews with interested candidates on college and university campuses across the country. Candidates represent all majors, and range from college freshmen to graduate students and law students. Information from these candidate interviews is compiled in a searchable database that is available through this website to federal Human Resources Specialists, Equal Employment Opportunity Specialists, and other hiring officials in federal agencies.

Website: https://wrp.gov 

Hired as Government Employee:  Yes

If Government Employee, on the rolls of:  NSWC Crane

Crane Commitment to Hire in the Future:  No 

Who May Apply:   Students with Disabilities, hired as Schedule A. 

Pathways Recent Graduates

Description:

The Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. To be eligible, applicants must apply within two years of degree or certificate completion (except for veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, who have up to six years after degree completion to apply). Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government. The program lasts for 1 year (unless the training requirements of the position warrant a longer and more structured training program).

The Recent Graduates Program is administered primarily by each hiring agency.

Each agency must sign a Participant Agreement with the Recent Graduate that sets forth the expectations for the program.

Orientation program for Recent Graduates hired for the program.

Mentorship throughout the program.

Individual Development Plan to create and track Recent Graduates' career planning, professional development, and training activities.

At least 40 hours of formal, interactive training each year of the program.

Positions offer opportunity for career advancement.

Website:  https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/#url=intern  

Hired as Government Employee:  Yes

If Government Employee, on the rolls of:  NSWC Crane

Crane Commitment to Hire in the Future:  Yes.  Interns may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances, to a term position lasting 1-4 years) within 120 days of successful completion of the program.

Who May Apply: Current students in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.