Working with some of the most awe-inspiring ships, submarines, aircraft and communications systems in existence. Developing unmanned vehicles and robotics that keep people out of harm’s way. Pioneering advances in everything from nuclear propulsion to biofuels to medical research.
When it comes to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, there are exceptional possibilities in America’s Navy. Possibilities filled with challenge, excitement, leadership and relevance.
For students wanting to expand their STEM knowledge and understanding, education is key. And in America’s Navy, a great deal of emphasis is placed upon educational development. Even prior to professional training and experience as servicemembers, the Navy has promising education programs that students can pursue.
With STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering and math) projected to add more than one million jobs by 2020, it is more important than ever to make sure our children are properly prepared for the future job market. Watch and share the following PSA to help inspire our kids to stay interested in STEM.
Some specific Navy programs to be aware of include:
Interested in a collegiate scholarship program that not only pays for school but also generates some of the country’s most capable leaders? Look into the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship Program. LEARN MORE
Interested in attending the undergraduate college of our country's naval service? Look into becoming a Midshipman and student at the U.S Naval Academy. LEARN MORE
Interested in majoring in mathematics, engineering, physics or chemistry in college? Look into the Navy Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate (NUPOC) Program. LEARN MORE
Interested in pursuing a degree in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering or architecture in college? Look into the Civil Engineer Collegiate Program (CECP). LEARN MORE
Also keep in mind that the Navy offers many postgraduate opportunities for those seeking to advance their education even further.