SSC Pacific is the Navy's premier research, development, test and evaluation laboratory supporting command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR). SSC Pacific supports the development, acquisition and fielding of leading-edge C4ISR systems for Navy, joint and allied customers. It is a $2.4 billion organization with 3,800 government employees that includes 2,000 technical professionals. Of our technical professionals, 8 percent have a Ph.D., 29 percent have a Masters degree and 63 percent have a Bachelors degree.
The New Professional Program, in existence since the early 1960s, is the primary means to introduce recent graduates in engineering and science to our workforce. SSC Pacific typically hires 75-100 talented, entry-level technical professionals per year into the six-month rotational program, which is part of a two-year developmental training program.