Recruiters will be on hand at the FIRST Chesapeake Championships Sponsored by Newport News Shipbuilding to answer questions about the NNS trades opportunities for 2022 high school seniors and graduates.

Recruiters will complete some on-site event interviews. Students are encourage to apply prior to event.

High School Students

Our Newport News Shipbuilding division is currently offering hiring incentives for high school students graduating this June interested in trade careers with NNS. Students can be age 17 now when applying, but must be age 18 before starting work with NNS.

– $21+ Per Hour
– $1,000 for sign-on bonus
– $1,000 -$1,500 for relocation

Students are encouraged to apply at and search for “High School Senior” by location Newport News, VA.


Inclement Weather


In case of Inclement Weather the day of
a FIRST Chesapeake Event,
Please call (804) 404-6653
after 5am for updates