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The MITRE Corporation Software Engineering Internships in Bedford, Massachusetts

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is 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 offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.

As a Software Engineer at MITRE, you will enjoy a collaborative environment where you will work closely with others in an organization that encourages and values collaboration, mentoring, and continuous learning. You will have the opportunity to leverage and grow your hands-on software engineering expertise as you contribute to real challenges across a variety of domains.

While responding to these challenges, you will leverage and grow your hands-on skills with software design and development, engaging in the full software engineering lifecycle using modern technologies. You will gain experience with one or more of the following:

  • Cyber Security

  • Data Analysis & Visualization

  • DevSecOps

  • Cloud Engineering

  • Mobile Computing

  • Full-Stack Development

  • Embedded Systems and Internet of Things

  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

  • Modeling and Simulation

  • Model-Based Engineering

  • Virtual Reality

We are committed to finding the best fit for you now and throughout your career.

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must be pursuing a degree in a technical discipline (including but not limited to Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, etc.)

  • Demonstrated ability and desire to quickly learn and apply new technologies

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues

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

    Preferred Qualifications

  • "Hands-on" skills in at least one object-oriented, procedural, functional, or declarative programming language (e.g., Java, C/C++/Objective-C/C#, Python, Go, NodeJS, JavaScript, Ruby, HTML5)

  • Exposure to software development tools and frameworks, including source control management tools (e.g., Git)

  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies

  • Knowledge of software design patterns

  • Knowledge of database technologies, including relational or NoSQL

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Additional Information

We are seeking Software Engineering candidates at our main campuses in Bedford, MA and McLean, VA, and also at a variety of site locations including, but not limited to Colorado Springs, CO; San Diego, CA; Aberdeen, MD; Eatontown, NJ; Hampton Roads, VA; and Tampa, FL. Remote and teleworking opportunities are also available. We are committed to finding the best location for you!

MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status.

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At MITRE, we solve problems for a safer world. Through our federally funded R&D centers and public-private partnerships, we work across government to tackle challenges to the safety, stability, and well-being of our nation. As a not-for-profit organization, MITRE works in the public interest across federal, state and local governments, as well as industry and academia. We bring innovative ideas into existence in areas as varied as artificial intelligence, intuitive data science, quantum information science, health informatics, space security, policy and economic expertise, trustworthy autonomy, cyber threat sharing, and cyber resilience.

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