1 day old

Engineering Intern

Reston, VA 20190
Apply Now
Apply on the Company Site
Business Group Highlights

Intelligence

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.

Responsibilities

Co-Op / Interns typically represent college students trying to gain related work experience while pursuing an undergraduate degree. Under direct supervision, our interns perform various hands-on tasks and assignments for the organization's professional staff in such disciplines as:

  • Systems Engineering
  • Systems Integration
  • Data Science
  • Network Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Cybersecurity/Cyber Systems Engineering
  • Physics

This ten-week paid internship program runs from June 1 to August 7, with the option to extend. We ask that each intern be available to work the duration of the ten weeks and commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week. This program is geared towards technical college students, actively enrolled at a four year university, who will be rising into their senior year. Juniors may be considered if they have declared their major and have qualified coursework.

Our intern program is designed to provide college students the opportunity to learn about Perspecta and gain meaningful, hands-on work experience in a professional environment. Perspectas Summer Internship Program places an emphasis on developing the next generations workforce. This being said, as part of our internship curriculum we provide the opportunity for each intern to interact with various branches of the company. This includes the chance to participate in a corporate public speaking exercise, complete technical training courses, attend brown bag sessions with our executive leadership team and participate in teambuilding activities with mentors and fellow interns. Our culture of mentoring, continuous learning and team orientation will be obvious from your first day on the job. Our goal is to build a roadmap that leads you to a long, rewarding and challenging career. We work with you to determine your desired career path, and the correct steps to get you to your goals. At the end of the program each intern will give a brief presentation to our executive team summarizing their accomplishments and key takeaways achieved while working for us.

Advantages to interning with Perspecta:

  • Meaningful work related to National Security
  • Competitive pay
  • Potential opportunity for a US government security clearance
  • Interaction with executives
  • Organized professional development and social activities

Qualifications

  • Requires High School level plus some advanced training. 2-3 years of experience.
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Willing and able to obtain a government security clearance, if necessary
  • Must be actively pursuing a 4 year degree at an accredited university, majoring in a technical domain (STEM)
  • An ideal candidate will be a rising junior or senior
  • An ideal candidate will have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Must be able to establish and maintain interpersonal relationships
  • Must possess strong decision-making skills and the ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Must possess the ability to quickly ramp up on technical details of a project
  • Must take initiative to provide creative alternatives to intractable challenges or systemic problems

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Email this job to a friendRefer
Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed




As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-03-28 Expires: 2020-04-28

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Engineering Intern

Perspecta
Reston, VA 20190

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast