Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Spring/Summer Co-Op

Wallops Island, VA
Student Interns


Job Description

Job ID: DRM20182009-47695

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.

Start your future with a new mission; Northrop Grumman Innovations Systems

An internship at Northrop Grumman is unique. Sure, you’ll learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that opens doors. But you’ll gain something even more valuable: pride in what you’ve done. Join us and launch your career. We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Northrop Grumman is seeking Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace and Computer Engineers for a 2019 Spring - Summer Co-Op. This position will be located at our Innovation Systems Sector in Wallops IS, VA.

Roles and Responsibilities

Performs a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, or optical areas. Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems. Works from engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions. Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format. Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed; prepares prescribed compounds and solutions. Exclude technicians working in Production or Quality Assurance

Qualifications 

Basic Qualifications

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Pursing a Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering undergraduate degree
  • Be available to work full-time (40 hours per week) for at least during Spring and Summer 2019
  • Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Cadence / PSpice modeling
  • Interest in analog circuits
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.7/4.0 or higher

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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