Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Engineering Intern

Goleta, CA
Student Interns

Job Description

Job ID: DJ20183010-48482

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.


Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

As an Engineering Intern in the Design Engineering group you will:

  • Support IRAD efforts
  • Participate in process improvement efforts
  • Organize and consolidate process specifications,      technical data, documentation

Desired Experience/Skills:

College Students who are preparing to enter their senior year pursuing a BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.  Strong candidates for this position will possess many of the following attributes:

  • Knowledge of, and Mat lab  a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles      and practices a plus
  • Proven leadership ability from past experiences
  • Experience and success in working within teams
  • Proven ability to multi-task and self-starter able      to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills to drive actions necessary      to accomplish assigned tasks
  • Customer focus
  • Strong organizational skills in managing time, projects      and resources
  • Technical attention to detail on past projects and      assignments
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools including      Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

In order to be considered, candidates must submit their resume online with the following education information: major, graduation date, and most current cumulative GPA (must be 3.0 or higher).

It is also helpful if you indicate if you are seeking full time or internship opportunities.

Most positions will be filled as a 4 -week Winter internship

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Job Type: Intern
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 0-1 Year
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space