- Training, grants and financing information
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- Transportation and child care services
- Resume and cover letters
- Assessment tools and online programs
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Shipbuilding in Hampton Roads is a growth industry. With the opportunity to get paid while you train for an in-demand job, you’ll obtain skills that will provide job security and excellent pay.
Returning Citizens Opportunities
If you’ve been incarcerated or had legal trouble, it’s sometimes difficult to connect with employers who are willing to give you an opportunity. Check out the following resources:
Network for job seekers & employers
Network2Work matches quality job-seekers with available jobs that pay a decent wage and lead to a career. We listen to local employers who tell us what they need. Once a job-seeker selects a job they want to pursue, we connect them directly to the training and resources they need to help them get and keep that chosen job—resources like affordable childcare, reliable transportation, legal assistance, health care, and more.
Job Search ResourcesYou may be surprised at how many employment opportunities are available to you. Explore the sites below for up-to-date job postings and guidance for matching your skills to the right opportunity. You can also follow us on Facebook for all the latest job prospects.
Newport News Industry Opportunities
Training to get you jump started in shipyard trades
Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, has partnered with the Virginia Ship Repair Association and local Virginia community colleges and maritime training facilities to offer several course-to-hire Marine Trades Training (MTT) programs for individuals interested in learning a trade and working full-time for Newport News Shipbuilding.