Thank you for your interest in the Junior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Externship Program (i.e. JRCOSTEP).

When the application period is open, please contact the Commissioned Corps Recruitment Call Center to complete the preliminary screening at 1-888-225-3302. The Corps Recruitment Call Center is open Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm EST, and closed on federal holidays.

To learn more about the JRCOSTEP program please visit

Categories Eligibility Screening Application Deadlines
Pharmacy, Nurse, and other categories September 4 to September 28, 2018 November 10, 2018
Engineer and Environmental Health October 15 to November 30, 2018 December 10, 2018

Students of the following disciplines are encouraged to apply. While we accept applications for other categories, there are limited positions available.

  • Engineer
  • Environmental Health
  • Pharmacy
  • Nurses