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Draper Simulation Framework Developer Summer Intern in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now

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Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

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The simulation group is responsible for designing, developing, validating, and maintaining dynamic simulations and infrastructure for rapid assessment, integration, and test of complex systems. Simulation applications range from high-level behavioral simulations to visualize and evaluate system concepts to high-fidelity real-time simulations and Hardware-in-the-Loop infrastructure to support development, integration, test, and sustainment of systems and software.

The simulation group is seeking an intern to assist with the development of its real-time software framework. Work may include implementation of bug fixes, prototyping new software features, running tests, or documenting user procedures.

Applicant must be a US citizen and enrolled in an accredited engineering curriculum.

The ideal candidate must be a self-directed learner comfortable in a fast-paced environment and must have a clearly exceptional academic record. Demonstrable software development skill in C/C++ is required, with a preference for a Linux environment. Familiarity with multithreaded software design, technical document writing, MATLAB/Simulink, and hardware interfaces is preferred.

ID: 2019-4418

External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc