Group 39--Summer Research Program Intern

Date: Jan 22, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

The Advanced Concepts & Technologies Group develops technology to protect land and sea assets from air and missile threats, which operate in a rapidly evolving complex electromagnetic environment. The group’s research and development activities span a wide spectrum including concept development, advanced algorithms development, prototyping, experimental field-testing, and analysis of systems and data. Of particular interest to the group is the development of: electronic warfare systems and prototypes, advanced sensors and signal processing algorithms, optimization approaches for enhanced battle management, and artificial intelligence to enable the development of next generation systems and human-machine teams. Due to the wide-ranging nature of research, this dynamic group is comprised of a diverse team of scientists and engineers with expertise in physics, mathematics, computer science, and various engineering backgrounds. The group values inclusiveness, fosters mentoring at all levels, and promotes critical and innovative thinking to address the most challenging problems for the air, missile and maritime defense technology mission.

Job Description


A Summer Research Program intern is needed to investigate and design algorithms in the areas of classical machine learning and Bayesian inference. Work involves exploring, implementing, and comparing performance using data from simulation as well as measured data. The candidate should be comfortable reading academic papers and turning the material into high-quality software tools.


 Position Requirements:


  • Current enrollment in a program working towards a BS, MS or PhD degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills and ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills.
  • A strong foundation in probability and linear algebra.
  • Working knowledge of statistical inference, digital signal processing, and/or information theory is preferred.
  • Python or Julia programming experience is strongly desired.

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.


To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.


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: 38680 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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