Hiring Bonuses for High School Students Continue

Published January 11, 2023

To encourage more high school students to consider trades jobs at Newport News Shipbuilding, the company is offering $1,000 in sign-on bonuses and up to $1,000 in relocation for high school seniors or recent high school graduates. Trades jobs include trainee and entry-level electricians, fitters, insulators, outside machinists, pipefitters, riggers, sheet metal workers and welders. Starting pay is more than $21 per hour.

To learn more about each trades position or to apply, visit www.buildyourcareer.com and search by division Newport News Shipbuilding, keywords “high school seniors.”

For additional information, contact NNS recruiter Nakita Motley at 757-688-5064 or via email. NNS employees are encouraged to share these opportunities. Employees who refer a high school student who is hired could receive a $1,000 cash referral bonus. For more information on how to refer someone, visit https://hii.com/refer-a-friend.