The MITRE Corporation Electrical Engineering / Networking / Signal Processing / Information Technology Intern in Bedford, Massachusetts

Electrical Engineering / Networking / Signal Processing / Information Technology Intern


Do you want to help analyze data and do the analysis needed to contribute to solving our nation’s most critical problems? Do you want to be mentored by engineers and scientists that are experts in their fields? Do you want to join over 300 other interns for a summer full of learning, networking and fun?

MITRE’s people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges.We are different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world.

Our workplace reflects our values. We want you to come as an intern and then join us upon completing your degree 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.

Electrical Engineering / Networking / Signal Processing / Information TechnologyInternsdo?

MITRE’sElectrical Engineering / Networking/ Signal Processing / Information Technologyhelp to design, analyze, and implement networks, communications and electronic systems and IT infrastructure across a diverse set of environments.This may include working on signal processing technologies including sensors, antennas, photonics and more.Interns help build and support an effective environment that supports and promotes interoperability between systems, as well as unified infrastructure that satisfies current and future customer needs.They also work onidentifying and deploying appropriate security mechanisms to include behavior tracking, authentication, accreditation, response measures, and audit.

What are some examples of last summer’sElectrical Engineering / Networking / Signal Processing / Information TechnologyInternships?

  • Modeled an FPGA signal generator for encrypted GPS signals in C to enable more efficient testing of software components.

  • Perform Interoperability tests between different providers to keep track of the testing process, do data analysis, and perform any further tests for clarification

  • I was responsible for determining key information for mission capability areas and developing prototype solutions and managing a lab infrastructure

  • Adding features and capabilities to an existing embedded system, and helping to create a test framework for signal jamming.

  • Reverse engineer specific power supply for faults and vulnerabilities.

  • Working in the remote sensing department to create masks to block out clouds (unwanted information)


What does an ideal Electrical Engineering / Networking / Signal Processing / Information Technology Intern have:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar field, with an interest in communications or other relevant technical disciplines.

  • Understanding of technologies for the communications architecture such as coding and modulation techniques for the physical layer, data protection algorithms for the application layer, or digital signal processing capabilites.

  • Understanding of communication systems and operations; layered architectures; design principles of extensible communication systems, interference analysis, digital filter design and analysis.

  • Sustained excellence in academic performance

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

  • Exhibits the characteristics of a continuous learner

Additional Information


  • Students need to be enrolled full-time in an accredited degree-seeking university program and intend to be enrolled the following semester, as well (exception--we have a few internships for high school students)\

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  • 70% of MITRE’s full-time jobs require US government security clearances, therefore many internships require that the candidates be clearable.\

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  • We are also looking for new Bachelors, Masters and PhD graduates for full-time positions\

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  • Many of our jobs welcome those students who have an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving.\

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Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

Other Locations United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs, United States-Virginia-McLean, United States-California-San Diego

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Job Posting Sep 10, 2017, 7:50:57 PM

Req ID: 00047396