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Internships & Career Opportunities in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering in Shipbuilding & Shipyard Services


Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG) is the United States Division of Fincantieri. With a track record dating back 200 years and a history of building more than 7,000 ships, Fincantieri, heir to the great tradition of Italian shipbuilding, is one of the largest groups in the world in the design and construction of merchant and naval vessels. The company’s core business is the construction of complex ships with high technological content such as cruise ships and large ferries.

Moreover, it is the reference builder in the naval field providing a wide range of ship types including surface vessels (frigates, corvettes, patrol vessels etc.) and submarines. Fincantieri sets out to be a partner to ship owners and to the defence sector with innovative, tailor-made products backed by a high service level.

The FMG shipyards have a distinguished history of building quality ships. Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin, was founded in 1942 and has built more than 1,500 vessels for government and commercial clients. Bay Shipbuilding traces its roots in building Great Lakes vessels back to 1918. A new shipyard, ACE Marine, located in Greenbay, Wisconsin, is an all-aluminum shipbuilder and is the builder of the Response Boat Medium for the United States Coast Guard. FMG offers complete marine solutions with a large and experienced naval architecture and marine engineering staff, and provides cost-effective answers to complex marine transportation challenges.

FINCANTIERI Career Opportunities

Fincantieri Marine Group US Opportunities

FMG has openings for men and women who want to be part of a first-class shipbuilding team and offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and ample opportunities for advancement. Importantly the large backlog ensures long-term job security. The positions are advertised from time to time.

Fincantieri Italy Group Opportunities

  • Internship: Internships are intended for young undergraduates who wish to write their thesis in the company or graduates who meet the following requirements - Specialized or equivalent degree (previous system) in engineering or economics awarded in the last 12 months; Mark no lower than 100/110 (or 90/100); and Age below 28. Internship last a maximum of 6 months and are carried out at Fincantieri facilities. Trainees have a company tutor who supports the student during the training program which is drawn up in agreement with the University.
  • College Graduates & Experienced: Fincantieri mainly seeks to recruit top graduates in engineering, especially naval, mechanical, electric, and electronic and management engineers in addition to graduates in architecture and economics. Direct applications are evaluated on the basis of objective criteria – qualifications; regular course of studies; final grades (from 100/110 and 90/100); age; foreign languages spoken; and work experience. Newly graduated candidates are directed to an Assessment Centre where, following individual and group tests, they are assessed in terms of - team work, achievement potential, organizational skills, interpersonal and communication skills.

FINCANTIERI Group Companies

Orizzonti Sistemi Navali S.p.A.

Orizzonti Sistemi Navali

A naval engineering company, set up by Fincantieri and Finmeccanica, working in the design, construction and sale of naval vessels of high technological content.

Isotta Fraschini Motori S.p.A.

Isotta Fraschini Motori

Produces high performance diesel engines, which range from 200 to 2,500 kW, suitable both for marine and industrial applications.

Fincantieri Marine Systems North America Inc

Fincantieri Marine Systems North America

Sells marine systems and components (Industrial Turbines) to the North American market, as well as Isotta Fraschini engines; it also provides post sales services.



Research and technical consultancy in the naval and maritime field. CETENA participates in European Research Projects.

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