Navy Nuclear Propulsion Officer Program

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    The Navy is looking for candidates who possess the following qualities:

    • U.S. citizen
    • Between the ages of 19–29
    • Will graduate within the next 2.5 years
    • Taken one year of calculus and one year of calculus-based physics
    • GPA of 3.0 or better

    Four Different Career Paths Available

    1. Naval Reactors Engineer (GPA 3.7–4.0)
      • Five-year position in Washington, D.C. (does not deploy)
      • Job entails approving, confirming, and planning the design, operation, and maintenance of over 100 nuclear reactors
      • Supports the operational fleet (submarines and aircraft carriers)
    2. Nuclear Power School Instructor (GPA 3.3–4.0)
      • Four-year position in Charleston, S.C. (does not deploy)
      • Job entails training future nuclear propulsion officers and nuclear field enlisted personnel, while gaining valuable teaching experience in an exciting and technologically advanced curriculum
    3. Submarine Officer (GPA 3.0+)
      • $15,000 sign-on bonus plus an additional $2,000 upon completion of Nuclear Power School
      • Will be stationed on either a Ballistic Missile Trident, Fast Attack, or Guided Missile nuclear-powered submarine
      • During the course of your job, you will oversee everything from engineering operations to weapons and navigational duties
    4. Surface Warfare Officer (GPA 3.0+)
      • $15,000 sign-on bonus plus an additional $2,000 upon completion of Nuclear Power School
      • Will complete a first tour on a conventionally powered combat ship, where you will receive your Surface Warfare Officer Qualification
      • Following your first tour, you will complete Nuclear Power Training and be stationed on an Nimitz-class nuclear powered aircraft carrier
      • There you will manage a virtual city at sea as you oversee the operation and maintenance of the sophisticated nuclear propulsion plant

    How can you apply or learn more? Contact:

    LT William Huff
    Navy Officer Recruiter for Central Pennsylvania
    Cell: (814) 969-4213
    Office: (814) 867-1804
    Fax: (814)237-1548