Navy Science Careers

Providing exceptional medical care. Developing next-generation vaccine technology. Serving as an authority in the fields of oceanography and meteorology. Or operating and maintaining the most formidable Fleet of nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers on the planet. If you’re looking to turn a passion for science into a chance to make a real difference in the world, check out the many science careers that are available to you in the Navy.

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Video: Dentist

As a Navy Dentist, you will travel far beyond your everyday practice, joining top health-care professionals on a highly respected Navy Health Care team. You'll be able to work at the best military dental facilities on shore, at sea and in the field, utilizing some of the most …

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Video: Nurse

As a Navy Nurse, you will serve your country by helping not only those in the military who defend it, but also their families and people in need around the globe. And you’ll do that work in some of the most dynamic environments imaginable.

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Video: Physician

When you become a doctor and Medical Officer in the Navy, you’ll move your career far ahead of your peers, with the opportunity to take part in humanitarian relief efforts stateside and across the world. And you’ll be working at top military medical facilities where …

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Video: Submarine Officer

The Navy submarine force is powered by nuclear energy – and carries some of the most modern weapons in the military arsenal. Imagine being in your early to mid-twenties and assuming control of a $1.5 billion nuclear-powered submarine as a Navy Submarine Officer.

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Video: Surface Warfare Officer

Surface Warfare Officers (SWOs) with advanced nuclear training oversee the propulsion systems aboard aircraft carriers, which are more like multibillion-dollar megaton cities at sea.

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Video: Naval Reactors Engineer

Naval Reactors Engineers are responsible for researching, designing, maintaining, operating and regulating the nuclear reactors and power plants that drive the most advanced Fleet of submarines and aircraft carriers on earth.

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Video: Naval Nuclear Power School Instructor

Naval Nuclear Power School Instructors teach nuclear-trained Officers and Enlisted personnel the theories and fundamentals behind the design and operation of Navy nuclear reactors and power plants.

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Aerospace Physiologist

Aerospace Physiologist
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Aerospace Physiologist
As a Navy Aerospace Physiologist, you’ll conduct research on the effects of high g-forces on the human body. Or train aircrew in life-support systems used thousands of feet above the earth’s surface. Wherever you go, you’ll serve as a safety net for the world’s finest flight crews.

Biochemist

Biochemist
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Biochemist
Navy Research Biochemists and Forensic Toxicologists work behind the scenes to promote the safety of military personnel in some of the most amazing places in the world.

Clinical Care Provider

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Clinical Care Provider
Clinical Care Provider jobs include everything from designing aural rehabilitation programs to helping a young hero return to independent living to heading up pharmacies aboard 1,000-bed hospital ships. This is the work of the Clinical Care Providers of America’s Navy.

Entomologist

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Entomologist
As a Navy Entomologist, you could help reduce the local cases of malaria and dengue fever in Central America. Or you could monitor the crew on a hospital ship in the Pacific. No matter where you go, you’ll be helping protect the health of people around the globe.

Health Care Science Professional

Health Care Science Professional
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Health Care Science Professional
Establishing physiological guidelines for deep-sea diving and high g-force combat maneuvers. Developing countermeasures for radiation and chemical poisoning. Or correlating the aerodynamics of the F/A-18 Super Hornet. This is how the men and women of the Health Care Science research community in America’s Navy dedicate their time.

Medical Technologist

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Medical Technologist
As a Navy Medical Technologist, you’ll head up laboratories in support of medical and scientific specialists. And in the Navy, you’ll have access to real-world, on-the-job training throughout the world.

Research Physiology

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Research Physiology
Navy Physiologists conduct medical research and provide recommendations for helping Sailors and Marines adjust to life in the military and perform their jobs well in all environmental extremes.

Research Psychologist

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Research Psychologist
Navy Research Psychologists delve deep into cognitive, experimental and physiological psychology issues, and more. And they help keep Sailors and Marines strong in mind and body, preparing them for situations that test their mental and emotional well-being.

Oceanographer/Meteorologist

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Oceanographer/Meteorologist
Aerographer’s Mates are the Navy's meteorological and oceanographic experts – trained in the science of meteorology and physical oceanography. Using instruments that monitor weather characteristics, they distribute this data to aircraft, ships and shore-based commands.