Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) Talent Acquisition is accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Internship program. Internships are available at NNS and Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) corporate office for college students enrolled in bachelor’s or master’s degree programs in business, computer science, engineering or information technology.

To qualify, students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Students will work full-time, 40 hours per week, for a minimum of 10 weeks during the summer months.

For more information, search the “Students & New Graduates” portal of the HII Careers website (www.buildyourcareer.com) for Job 20313BR. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 12.

 

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An *UPDATED* PDF document with team specifics for the FIRST Tech Challenge Northern Virginia Qualifier Sponsored by Leidos on December 2nd will be posted shortly to the event webpage https://www.firstchesapeake.org/first-programs/ftc/virginia-first-tech-challenge-events/northern-virginia-qualifier.

In the meantime you can also find it here.

Don't forget!!

FIRST Chesapeake Consent & Release forms must be completed by all members of teams, coaches, mentors, and volunteers only ONCE, but before their first event. https://www.firstchesapeake.org/first-programs/ftc/consent  Students should include their coach's email where applicable on the form, so the coach is notified of form completion.

A PDF document with team specifics for the FIRST Tech Challenge Northern Virginia Qualifier Sponsored by Leidos on December 2nd will be posted shortly to the event webpage https://www.firstchesapeake.org/first-programs/ftc/virginia-first-tech-challenge-events/northern-virginia-qualifier.

In the meantime you can also find it here.

There is also a Robot Inspection List on the event webpage to download as well.

Please watch the blog page for further updates https://www.firstchesapeake.org/news/first-family-blog.

 

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A team lunch pre-order link has been posted to the FIRST Tech Challenge Northern VA Qualifier webpage

It can also be found here: http://ftc.ilite.us/

Deadline for ordering- Tuesday Nov. 28th, 2:00pm

Why should you be a FIRST Chesapeake FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) 2018-19 Season Host Team?

These are some advantages seen by "Host Teams" during the 2017-18 season:

  • No travel expenses for this event
  • Fundraising opportunity- concessions/team lunches
  • Showcase your team to the public and area businesses
  • Involves school administration
  • Involves other school organizations
  • Team building activity

The site selection process has begun for FIRST Chesapeake FTC 2018-19. You should consider hosting!

We have a printable list of our fundamental requirements for an FTC event venue in Virginia:
http://files.constantcontact.com/d70c700d001/def18b47-f64e-4590-b24b-19bdb479623c.pdf?ver=1510926571000

To suggest your site or another that would meet the requirements please fill out this form: https://virginiafirst.formstack.com/forms/ftc_sitesurvey_a

Suggestions will be accepted thorugh December 15th.

The George Mason High School FTC Team is graciously offering their FTC field for teams to use for practice.

Location: George Mason High School- 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043

When: The GMHS club is there on Tuesdays after school (3:00pm). Arrangements can be made to come at other days/times by contacting Don Brobst.

Point of Contact: Don Brobst 703-585-1275

Why should you be a 2019 FIRST Chesapeake District FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Host Team?

These are some advantages seen by "Host Teams" during the 2017 season:

  • No travel expenses for this event
  • Fundraising opportunity- concessions/team lunches earn $5,000 or more
  • Showcase your team to the public and area businesses
  • Involves school administration
  • Involves other school organizations
  • Team building activity

 

The site selection process has begun for FIRST Chesapeake FRC 2019. You should consider hosting!

To suggest your site or another that would meet the requirements please fill out this form:
https://virginiafirst.formstack.com/forms/sitesurvey_a

Suggestions will be accepted through December 15th

We also have a printable list of our fundamental requirements for an FRC event venue:  http://files.constantcontact.com/d70c700d001/0f3a51e1-1ba2-4102-8ab3-998a317eb5c2.pdf?ver=1510926569000

Results are now posted for the FIRST Tech Challenge North Central VA Qualifier Presented in Partnership with NAVSEA and FIRST Chesapeake - they can be found under the FIRST Programs dropdown in the Main menu at the top of the webpage, under FIRST Tech Challenge Events, 2017-18 Results.

Future qualifier results will be posted here as they become available.