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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 136, which will begin July 2020. The application deadline for this cycle is January 16, 2020 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 February 14, 2020.
  • NOAA Corps will be holding an Inter-Service transfer board this September. Interested officers may begin their application using our eRecruit system below.
    The board will be accepting applications from P-3 Navigators. The application deadline for this cycle is September 10, 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:

Fall 2020


September 24 - 1200-1600 - Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
September 25 - All Day - Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY
September 25 - 1300-1630 - University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
September 26 - 1400-1700 - Ohio State, Columbus, OH


October 01 - 1300-1700 - University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
October 02 - 1400-1700 - Southern New Hampsire University, Hooksett, NH
October 02 - 1500-1700 - Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD
October 09 - 1100-1500 - University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
October 10 - 1600-1900 - Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA
October 16 - 1000-1500 - University of Maine, Orono, ME
October 17 - 0930-1400 - Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, ME
October 17 - 1000-1400 - West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
October 21 - 1330-1630 - Champlain College, Burlington, VT
October 22 - 0900-1400 - California Maritime Academy, Vallejo, CA
October 22 - 1100-1600 - University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
October 23 - 1100-1500 - Oregon State University , Corvallis, OR
October 24 - 1000-1600 - Norwich University, Northfield, VT
October 29 - 1100-1600 - University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
October 31 - November 2 - Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, Honolulu, HI


November 14 - 1030-1300 - Career Consortium of Metrolina Colleges, Charlotte, NC


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