The MITRE Corporation Cyber Operations Intern in Bedford, Massachusetts

Cyber Operations Intern


Do you want to join over 300 other interns for a summer of learning, networking and fun? Do you want to develop systems that 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?

We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world.

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.

As a Cyber Operations intern in MITRE’s Cyber Infrastructure Department, join a dynamic team working to develop, apply, and integrate advanced technologies to solve our nation’s most critical Cyber Security problems.

Key Functions:

  • Develop software solutions that detect real-world threats in networks and systems

  • Deploy tools that automate the identification of malicious actors

  • Architect and prototype secure, resilient, virtualized environments, responding to cyber effects through protective action or by employing cyber countermeasures.



  • Working towards a degree in computer science, computerengineering, electrical engineering, or related field.

  • Coursework in cyber security, data analytics, and/ormachine learning.

  • Knowledge of scripting/programming (e.g.Python, JavaScript), including version control.

  • Basic knowledge of cyber security principles suchas defense-in-depth and confidentiality/integrity/availability

  • Basic knowledge of cyber security tools suchas SIEM(s) and Kali Linux.

  • Basic understanding of networking (OSI model, DNS,TCP/UDP)

  • Ability to write and present technical material.

If you don't tick all the “boxes” above but are motivated to learnand make the world a safer place, please apply.


Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree.

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

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Job Posting Feb 8, 2019, 11:54:43 AM

Req ID: 00052514

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