The MITRE Corporation Computer Science / Software Engineering Interns in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Computer Science / Software Engineering Interns


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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—classes at the MITRE Institute, continuing education through our Educational Assistance program, 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.

What do MITRE Computer Science/Software Engineering Interns?

Working alongside MITRE engineers or on teams in one of our labs, MITRE Computer Science/Software Engineering Interns supply high-impact consultative software engineering expertise that yield affordable, effective and efficient solutions that address the greatest challenges of our sponsors. They help develop and introduce the latest computing applications—including mobile, help with software performance, and with enterprise integration and workflow solutions.

What are some examples of last year’s projects ?

  • Researching tools for symbolic execution that would be applicable to software assurance

  • Research and gather information on machine learning/neural networks needed to conduct an experiment in MATLAB on generated data; conduct the experiment and report results.

  • The development of a cyclostationary signal processing toolbox in the Python language.

  • Work with deep learning to build an object detection system to process satellite imagery

  • Performing a deep analysis of an operational system to understand limitations and weaknesses

  • Development of a tool (desktop application) which functions as an internet phone that provides accessible communication for the deaf and hard of hearing community

  • Development and maintenance of a tool that discovers potential bugs and other vulnerabilities in a radar

  • Working with VR technology to model scenarios in various applications including law enforcement


What does an ideal MITRE Computer Science/Software Engineering Intern have:

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied software engineering, human-centered computing, intelligent systems, platforms solutions, prototyping and experimentation

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following--Java, Python, XML, HTML, C#, Objective C; Database design & development including SQL.

  • Experience working with mobile environments and mobile computing

  • Experience working with design recovery, software analysis, and/or reverse engineering tools

  • Experience with a broad set of software development tools

  • Excellent academic performance

  • High level desire to help their nation solve its most critical problems

  • Exhibits the characteristics of a continuous learner

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-Massachusetts-Bedford

Other Locations United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-Virginia-McLean, United States-California-San Diego, United States-Maryland-Annapolis Junction, United States-Virginia-Hampton, United States-Maryland-Bethesda, United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel No

Job Posting Feb 15, 2019, 2:34:48 PM

Req ID: 00052649

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