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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?  Do you want to join over 300 other interns for a summer full of learning, networking and fun?
 
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.
 
The MITRE Corporation is seeking a Data Engineer intern to come join our team. Our Data Engineering & Biometrics Department applies machine learning, computer vision and biometrics capability to provide MITRE-unique value across multiple sponsors and driving multiple research initiatives and efforts across MITRE or in collaboration with academy, industry and sponsors.

Key Function: What do MITRE Data Analytics / Operations Research / Statistics / Math Interns do?

 

MITRE’s Data Analytics /Operations Research / Statistics / Math Interns help strengthen our sponsor’s effectiveness by using data analytics, statistical analysis, and modeling and simulations methods to drive analytically-defensible decisions. They apply advanced analytical and mathematical techniques to solve complex decision problems—those with multiple alternatives that require quantitative analysis to confidently select the best one. Analysts use high performance computing, cloud Computing, big data analytics, and data visualization tools and techniques to improve system designs, to assist in making difficult policy and acquisition decisions, to maximize operational effectiveness and efficiency, and to achieve the highest quality engineering solutions.

What does an ideal Data Science / Operations Research / Statistics / Math Intern or New Grad have:

  • Demonstrated understanding of how to retrieve data from databases and other systems and tools using queries, exporting capabilities, and other effective methods

  • Understanding of or experience with statistical software and data visualization tools such as R, SPSS, SAS, MS Access, Python, Visual Basic, UNIX, shell scripting, and/or SAS/JMP.

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following--Java, Python, XML, HTML, C#, Objective C; Database design & development including SQL.

  • On-going excellence in academic performance

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

  • Exhibits the characteristics of a continuous learner

 

Additional Information

 

*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, which requires US Citizenship.   MITRE does not provide sponsorship for those that need it currently or in the future.*

 

**Many of our jobs welcome those students who have an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving.**

 

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