Group 36--Summer Research Program Intern - Graduate (Integrated Missile Defense Technology)

Date: Mar 21, 2024

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

The Integrated Missile Defense Technology Group supports the Missile Defense Agency in the development, deployment, testing, and enhancement of the Missile Defense that defends the United States, deployed forces, and allies from missile attacks.  We are focused on advancing the Missile Defense elements to keep pace with rapidly evolving threats.  Our staff are involved in the development and integration of these elements from the analysis and characterization of the worldwide missile threat to fielding of new capabilities.  To achieve this, we perform system and component engineering, algorithm development, advanced technology prototyping, and validation of performance by means of testing and analysis.

Job Description


The group seeks graduate level summer interns to contribute to a number of challenging projects related to our mission. Interns will be partnered with technical staff as they work on issues that leverage their competencies.  Projects may be worked on individually or in teams depending on the skills of the candidates. 


The successful candidates will be pursuing a MS or PhD in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or a similar STEM degree. 


Competencies desired in any combination of the following areas: C++, C, MATLAB, Python, physics, applied math, engineering, computer science, radar, infrared, IR, RF, autonomous systems, control systems theory, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data structures, algorithms, signal processing, signal analysis, formal methods, neural nets, and sensor fusion.

Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


Requisition ID: 40539 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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