The MITRE Corporation Network Technology and Security Intern in Bedford, Massachusetts

Network Technology and Security Intern


Do you want to join our over 300 interns for a summer full of learning, networking and fun? 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?

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.

Are you interested in emerging technologies that will fundamentally change the way enterprise networks function and are secured? Do you want to learn about network automation and ways to leverage network sensor data to predict outages or detect cyber events? Have you heard about software defined networking (SDN) and want to understand how it can be applied to unique environments like the electric grid and other critical infrastructure?

MITRE's Networking and Infrastructure Technical Center is currently looking for Network Technology and Security Interns to explore these and other challenging questions as we work for a safer, healthier and more secure nation and world. Take this opportunity to join a collaborative and innovative team working with state of the art technology solving challenging technical problems.

On any given day, our interns might expect to conduct hands-on lab analysis to solve technical issues, consider potential integration opportunities, and understand performance/scalability issues. Work closely with industry to understand best practices and maintain a pulse of innovations in the networking and network security area. Develop prototypes that demonstrate novel solutions to sponsor problems. Join other interns to learn about and apply new technologies, collaborate across interdisciplinary teams, and gain the skills necessary to effectively discuss and demonstrate your work.



  • Students need to be currently enrolled and will be enrolled the following semester in a full-time in an accredited degree-seeking university program.\

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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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  • Immediate family of MITRE employees are not eligible for internships.\

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  • Required Skills:

- A passion to learn and work on challenging problems

- Understanding of networks and layer 3 and 4 protocols (e.g. IP, TCP, UDP, etc.)

- Strong written and verbal communications skills

- Basic programming experience

- Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline

Job Student

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Job Posting Mar 13, 2018, 5:04:12 PM

Req ID: 00049725