Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Mechanical Engineer Intern

Elkton, MD; Houston, TX; Arlington, VA; Vandenberg, CA; Mesa, AZ; Ronkonkoma, NY; Northridge, CA; Dulles, VA; Cape Canaveral, FL; Pasadena, CA; Hill AFB, UT; San Diego, CA; Goleta, CA; El Segundo, CA; Kennedy Space Center, FL; Chandler, AZ; Commerce, CA; Gilbert, AZ; Rocket Center, WV; Independence, MO; Clearwater, FL; Beavercreek, OH; Ogden, UT; Logan, UT; Palestine, TX; Magna, UT; Baltimore, MD; Clearfield, UT; Beltsville, MD; Radford, VA; Bacchus, UT; Iuka, MS; Plymouth, MN; Promontory, UT; Elk River, MN; Palm Beach Gardens, FL; Ft Worth, TX; Huntsville, AL; Wallops Island, VA
Student Interns

Job Description

Job ID: JV20180308-46847

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.

2019 Mechanical Engineer Intern

Your opportunities for achievement are limitless with Northrop Grumman Innovation 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 Mechanical Engineers to join the Innovation Systems Intern Program. This position will be located at various locations across the U.S.

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Fight Systems, Space Systems or Defense Systems group.

The selected candidate will work in a variety of technical work environments

As an intern, you’ll participate in a summer internship program to develop competencies in a variety of engineering specializations


Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Be enrolled full-time and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college/university AND graduating after August 2019
  • Currently pursuing a B.S., M.S or PhD in Mechanical Enginerring or a closely related field
  • 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)
  • Be available to work full-time (40 hours per week) for at least 10 weeks during summer 2019
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance  (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.70/4.0 or higher
  • Previous internship/co-op experience, leadership & teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communication skills, and activities (professional/community/extracurricular)
  • Good presentation and writing/communication skills
  • Self-motivated, willing to learn, and interested in working in a team environment
  • Experience in developing and delivering presentations and leading small groups
  • Experience in working in an autonomous work environment on complex projects
  • Experience in working on business or engineering full life-cycle projects from project inception through launch


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: Defense|Flight|Space