Operating state-of-the-art electronic radio receivers, magnetic recording devices, computers and communications signals equipment
Working with classified material
Translating, transcribing and interpreting foreign language communications data
Analyzing and reporting highly technical information of strategic and tactical importance to fleet commanders and national intelligence agencies
Performing temporary duty aboard a variety of naval surface and subsurface vessels and aircraft
The World Languages community provides opportunities for advanced training in foreign languages. In addition, some of the training in the World Languages field translates to credit hours at the bachelor and associate deGREe level in the area of foreign languages and written and oral communications skills.
Skills and Training
Training in the World Languages field is long and intensive, lasting for more than a year in some cases. Lessons consist of comprehensive foreign language instruction and technical skills training in individualized and group instruction. As part of the World Languages field, you could earn the following Department of Labor certifications:
Qualifications for the World Languages field are highly demanding. For those who qualify for this field, placement is excellent. Applicants must pass a top-secret background investigation for admission into this field.
Individuals with foreign language skills are highly desirable to the Navy and employers in the civilian sector. A second language not only provides you with communication skills and knowledge of different cultures, it also makes you more well-rounded and marketable in your career with the Navy or whatever career you may choose. In addition, the trustworthiness and maturity that are needed for successful clearance of a top-secret investigation is highly desirable to the Navy and civilian employers.