The MITRE Corporation Missile Defense Engineering / CS Undergrad Intern - Huntsville in Huntsville, Alabama

Missile Defense Engineering / CS Undergrad Intern - Huntsville


We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Come and create the foundation for your career. At MITRE, you will do this by working on a variety of projects that support our Government sponsors and by taking advantage of the many learning opportunities including attending tech talks and innovation exchanges, publishing and presenting at technical forms and more.

Our workplace reflects our values. We want you to start and grow your career at MITRE so that you can experience the gratifying work, our competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth.



MITRE - Huntsville invites you to work in the exciting field of missile defense. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to:

1. Work in a self-paced, laboratory environment where personal initiative and innovative thinking is required to achieve ground-breaking results.

2. Work within a small team of focused and energetic senior engineers to develop new modeling techniques applicable to missile defense.

Key functions include evaluating data and analytical solutions to determine optimal use for maximizing value to the customer, conducting exploratory data analysis and research, developing tools and techniques for a specific solution, and document detailed findings – all related to real-life missile defense problems.


Required Qualifications:
  • Desire to solve problems for a safer world

  • Drive to deliver technical solutions that meet warfighters’ needs

  • Continuous learning mindset

  • Ability to work independently on research related tasking with limited supervision

Qualified applicants are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or a relevant technical discipline and maintaining a 3.0 GPA.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include experience working as part of a small team and on-your-own, proficiency in C, C , C#, Python, or Java with the willingness and ability to quickly learn and apply additional languages, proficiency using MATLAB, and familiarity with and/or willingness to learn battle management, missile physics, and/or radar fundamentals.

Additional Information


  • 70% of MITRE’s full-time jobs require US government security clearances; therefore, many internships and full time positions require that the candidates be clearable. MITRE does not provide sponsorship for those that need it currently or in the future.\

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Primary Location United States-Alabama-Huntsville

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel No

Job Posting Mar 13, 2018, 7:28:18 AM

Req ID: 00049649