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top 10 shipyards

Preferred method of job training: 1000 Jerry St. Pe’ Hwy Number of employees: 11,500

Ingalls utilizes both external training

Pascagoula, MS 39568 Voluntary Turnover rate: 5 percent and in-house training. The Apprentice

Telephone: (228) 935-1122 Recruiter contact information:

School at Ingalls Shipbuilding accepts

Web Site: and over 200 apprentices per year. The 1-888-935-1507 school offers two- to-four, tuition-free apprenticeships in 13 trades. Appren- plied Technology. Currently there are highly capable warships for the surface tices work a 40-hour week and are approximately 700 apprentices and this Navy ? eet, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Ma- paid for all work, including three of the is expected to grow to 800 by year’s end. rine Corps, and foreign and commer- four hours spent in academic classes. cial customers. Ingalls Shipbuilding in

Through partnership with the Mississip-

The Case for Huntington Ingalls

Pascagoula, with 800 acres and 11,000 pi Gulf Coast Community College, The

Shipbuilding: employees, is the largest manufactur-

Apprentice School’s academic program For more than 77 years, the employ- ing employer in Mississippi and a major provides the opportunity to earn an as- ees of Ingalls Shipbuilding facilities contributor to the economic growth of sociate’s degree in maritime technology have pioneered the development and the state.

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