To be eligible to enlist in the U.S. Navy, candidates must be between the ages of 18-34
Every successful engineering career needs a solid foundation, and thats exactly what youll get. Do your job right, and youll build structures that will last for years to comeand a career that will take you wherever you want to go.
Whether youre installing the latest electrical panels in the cockpit or troubleshooting the electric breakers on a submarine, you are responsible for keeping the power flowing. If youre fascinated by complex circuits and schematics, a career as an EM might be your perfect match.
PAY AND BENEFITS
From the day you start, youll receive:
Potential to earn a bonus upon enlistment
Free health insurance
A retirement plan
Navy College Program and Tuition Assistance
Post-9/11 GI Bill, up to 100% tuition
Professional credentials and certifications
College credit hours toward a bachelors or associate degree through the American Council on Education
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
U.S. citizen or equivalent
High school graduate or equivalent
17 years of age or older
General qualifications may vary depending upon whether youre currently serving, whether youve served before or whether youve never served before.
Youll construct and repair a variety of structures in just about every environment imaginable. You may work at Navy bases or ports of call around the globe, and you may be deployed to help develop or rebuild areas affected by natural disasters.
Serving part-time as a Navy Reserve Sailor, your duties will be carried out during your scheduled drilling and training periods. During monthly drilling, Sailors in the Navy Reserve typically work at a location close to their homes.
Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors.