NAVAIR Lakehurst - Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB MDL), Lakehurst, New Jersey

About NAVAIR Lakehurst - Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB MDL), Lakehurst, New Jersey

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst, centrally located in New Jersey, provides design, development, test, manufacture, fielding and sustainment mission ready naval Aviation Support Equipment and Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment that can be safely, effectively and efficiently operated and maintained by Sailors and Marines. We provide full life cycle support for critical fleet equipment to safely launch and recover aircraft from ships at sea and from austere expeditionary airfields. This unique and vital role provides the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps fleet the technologically superior and readily available tools necessary to operate safely and effectively from all operating vessels and facilities. In order to provide this support, we employ nearly 2,000 civilian and active duty military personnel. This highly trained workforce is made up of engineers and scientists, cybersecurity specialists, logisticians, contracts specialists, business and financial management support, program managers, and skilled artisans.


Recreation Assistant

February 2020 - March 2020 Lakehurst, NJ
“I liked that the staff was welcoming and took my internship seriously. They had things planned and hands-on events and tasks so that I could get a realistic feel for the job. This also benefitted me in that I gained valuable knowledge to perform the job to the best of my ability. It has benefitted me now as an employee.”

Research Intern

June 2020 - August 2020 Lakehurst, NJ
“Supervisors were nice, and explained concepts well. Had the opportunity to learn a lot.”
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