WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals will gather for the 32nd annual 2018 Black Engineer Stem Conference Feb. 8-10, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.
Featured during the conference is a career fair from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9; and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10.
Navy Civilian Careers staff in booth #201 will include representatives from Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA); Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR); Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC); and Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP).
"NAVSEA Hiring Managers will be onsite to meet with potential candidates for numerous positions across the command at the Warfare Centers and at the Headquarters," said Jennifer Humpherys, NAVSEA Corporate Operations.
"Hiring managers are prepared to do on-the-spot interviews, schedule follow-on interviews, invite applicants to come out and visit sites and potentially offer jobs on the spot."
Humphreys said the career fair is an opportunity for students and professionals to learn about cutting edge research and job opportunities.
"All interested candidates are welcome to visit the Navy Civilian Careers booth, #201, to meet with representatives of NAVSEA," Humpherys said. "NAVSEA consistently finds quality candidates year after year at the BEYA Career Fair."
During the BEYA STEM Conference, eight awardees from NAVSEA will be recognized in a ceremony Saturday.
NAVSEA's 2018 BEYA STEM Modern-Day Technology Leaders:
-Carla Bacchus, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme Division
-Antoine Brown, NSWC Port Hueneme Division
-Jamie Gates, NSWC Philadelphia Division
-Wilvin Crawford, NSWC Port Hueneme Division
-Lonnie Parker, NUWC Division Newport
-Ovie Ayanru, PEO Carriers
-Davon Johnson, NSWC Port Hueneme Division
NAVSEA's 2018 BEYA STEM Science Spectrum Trailblazers:
-Kurk Thomas, NSWC Port Hueneme Division
The Navy Civilian Careers program is a partnership between five Navy Systems Commands, which all have one goal in mind: to encourage the best and brightest candidates to pursue civilian careers within the Department of the Navy.
For more information about Navy civilian careers at NAVSEA visit https://ncc.usajobs.gov.
For more news from Naval Sea Systems Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/navsea/.