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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.

To begin a new application or to update your existing application, please log into the NOAA Corps E-Recruit System.

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



  • We are currently accepting applications for BOTC 135, which will begin January 2020. The application deadline for this cycle is June 6, 2019 to receive an interview. Interviews are scheduled only after a candidate's complete application package is received. All interviews must be completed no later than June 28, 2019.
  • NOAA Corps will be holding an Inter-Service transfer board this July. Interested officers may begin their application using our eRecruit system below.
    The board will be accepting applications from P-3 pilots as well as qualified pilots for other manned aircraft. Rotary aircraft pilots may also apply if they have significant fixed-wing experience. The application deadline for this cycle is June 1, 2019 to receive an interview.

Applicants may begin their application by visiting the online NOAA Corps E-Recruit System.

Recruiting Events

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

Spring 2020


Feb. 26 1300-1700 - University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
Feb. 27 1000-1300 - College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Feb. 27 1030-1400 - SUNY ESF, Syracuse, NY
Feb. 28 0900-1600 - Embry-Riddle, Daytona Beach, FL


Mar. 7 1000-1530 - University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Mar. 14 0900-1400 - Fort Eustis, Newport News, VA
Mar. 19 1600-1800 - University of Miami, Miami, FL
Mar. 21 1000-1900 - Baker College, Virtual
Mar. 28 1100-1400 - Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Mar. 28 1600-1900 - Mass Maritime, Buzzards Bay, MA
Mar. 29 1100-1700 - Delaware State University, Dover, DE



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