Computer Science and Software Engineering Internships

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Job Description

As a Computer Science or Software Engineering Intern at MITRE, you will enjoy a collaborative environment where you will work closely with others in an organization that encourages and values collaboration, mentoring, and continuous learning. You will have the opportunity to leverage and grow your hands-on software engineering expertise as you contribute to real challenges across a variety of domains.

While responding to these challenges, you will leverage and grow your hands-on skills with software design and development, engaging in the full software engineering lifecycle using modern technologies.

You will gain experience with one or more of the following:

  • Cyber Security
  • Data Analysis & Visualization
  • DevSecOps
  • Cloud Engineering
  • Mobile Computing
  • Full-Stack Development
  • Embedded Systems and Internet of Things
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Model-Based Engineering
  • Virtual Reality

We are committed to finding the best fit for you now and throughout your career.

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must be pursuing a degree in a technical discipline including but not limited to Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, etc.; you must be enrolled full-time in an accredited degree-seeking program the following semester
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to quickly learn and apply new technologies
  • Demonstrates speed, risk taking, agility, collaboration and grace and respect
  • Sustained excellence in academic performance
  • High level desire to help their nation solve its most critical challenges

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on skills in at least one object-oriented, procedural, functional, or declarative programming language (e.g., Java, C/C++/Objective-C/C#, Python, Go, NodeJS, JavaScript, Ruby, HTML5)
  • Exposure to software development tools and frameworks, including source control management tools (e.g., Git)
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies
  • Knowledge of software design patterns
  • Knowledge of database technologies, including relational or NoSQL

Additional Information

Clearance: Hiring requisitions for some roles may require a U.S. Government Security clearance.

Salary: The salary below is the starting range for incoming freshman. Intern salaries are based on how much of their degree program a student has completed as well as other factors.

This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):

This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

Salary compensation range and midpoint:

  • $31,500 - $39,500 - $47,500 Annual

Subject to all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, MITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. MITRE will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are legally entitled to an exemption under applicable laws so long as it does not create an undue hardship for MITRE and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.

MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristics. For further information please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency.

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Company Info.

MITRE Corporation

The Mitre Corporation is an American not-for-profit organization with dual headquarters in Bedford, Massachusetts, and McLean, Virginia. It manages federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) supporting various U.S. government agencies in the aviation, defense, healthcare, homeland security, and cybersecurity fields, among others.

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    Bedford, Massachusetts and McLean, Virginia, United States
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