Website Options

Options below affect the visual display. Choices are stored using browser cookies.

  • The low bandwidth option causes most images to disappear and stops external fonts from loading.

  • The underlined links option causes all website links to become underlined, making them easier to distinguish.

  • The high contrast option causes colors to change to mostly black and white.

Utility Navigation

NOAA Corps


Thank you for your interest in joining the NOAA Corps! Whether you are interested in joining as a new recruit or as an inter-service transfer, we encourage you to contact the NOAA Corps Recruiting Unit if you have any questions with the application process. If you have already applied, please log into the NOAA Corps E-Recruit System to continue the application process.

NOAA Corps Recruiting Unit
NOAA Commissioned Personnel Center
8403 Colesville Road, Suite 500
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
Phone: (800) 299-6622 (Toll Free)
Fax: (301) 713-4140

Chief, Officer Recruiting: LT Jared Halonen (Office: (301)-713-7727)


We are currently accepting applications for BOTC 132, which will begin July 2018. The application deadline for this cycle is January 17, 2018 to receive an interview. Interviews are scheduled only after a candidate's completed application package is received. All interviews must be completed no later than February 15, 2018.

BOTC 132 applicants may start the process utilizing the online NOAA Corps E-Recruit System.

Recruiting Events

Find us at your local college or university during one of these career fairs:

Fall 2017


Sept. 26 - University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 
Sept. 27 - University of North Carolina. Wilmington, NC
Sept. 27 - Weber State University, Ogden, UT
Sept. 28 - Utah State University, Logan, UT
Sept. 29 - Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL


Oct. 3 - Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Oct. 4 - University of Michigan, Ann Harbor, MI
Oct. 5 - Jackson State University Jackson, MS
Oct. 5 - City College of New York, New York, NY
Oct. 10 - University of Hawaii, Manoa Honolulu, HI
Oct. 11 - University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
Oct. 12 - Embry-Riddle University, Daytona, FL
Oct. 13 - Texas A&M University Galveston, TX
Oct. 17 - Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX
Oct. 18 - University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
Oct. 18 - Oregon State University Corvallis, OR
Oct. 18-21 - Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference, Salt Lake City, UT
Oct. 19 - University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Oct. 26 - Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA

You are here:
Reviewed: October 27, 2017. Contact us with page issues.

"Access controlled" content.