The partnership between a school and a business provides a unique opportunity for the business to contribute directly to the school experience of the youth who are just beginning to formulate their dreams for the future. A partnership can take many forms and will be flexible to accommodate a wide range of activity by the business.
Newport News Shipbuilding (a division of Huntington Ingalls) is working with Newport News Public Schools to mentor students and provide opportunities to experience future careers.
The Speakers Bureau provides informed professionals to volunteer in the Newport News schools to give engaging presentations to students of all grade levels. The goal is to expose students to a wide range of career possibilities.
More about the Speakers Bureau.
Club/Activity volunteers from NNSB meet with students for fun, problem-solving activities to provide exposure to the different careers available within Newport News Shipbuilding and also to develop Career Readiness skills.
More about Club Activities
Job shadowing can help students explore a range of career objectives and select a career major for the latter part of high school. A student follows an employee for one or more days to learn about a particular occupation or industry.
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Newport News Shipbuilding provides internship opportunities to students and teachers that will transfer classroom knowledge to real life work experiences at NNSB.
More about Internships
Annual SNAME Boat Design Competition
Opportunities to apply science and math to a real world problem about shipbuilding is offered for both the elementary and high school groups.
High School Program | Elementary School Program