Division 10: ISR & Tactical Systems - Business Analysis CO-OP Student

Date: Aug 25, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Division 10, the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Tactical Systems Division conducts research and development into advanced sensing concepts, signal and image processing, high performance computing, networked sensor architectures, and decisions sciences. The Division does assessments of novel technologies and system concepts in solution of significant defense and where appropriate, rapidly develops prototype solutions to demonstrate concepts.  There are significant efforts on air defense issues, in particular, air vehicle survivability, vulnerability of United States Air Force (USAF) aircraft to weapons systems, electronic countermeasures, and air surveillance for homeland defense through tests and measurements and techncial analyses. The division is comprised on seven technical groups performing this variety of technical efforts, each with a dedicated business manager who handles financial planning, analysis, and reporting, as well as various projects and logistics as needed.

Job Description

The ISR and Tactical Systems Division currently has an open Co-op position for business and financial analysis.  The candidate will be a member of the Business Manager Team and will work across several groups, attend meetings and receive required training in business systems and the Laboratory's process and procedures.  This individual will assist various aspects of the Business Manager daily workload as well as take on special projects as assigned. The selected candidate will perform the required administrative tasks, research and data analysis to aid the technical staff with planning and execution of projects.  Candidate will support assigned special projects as needed. This individual must have strong business acumen and analytical skills in addition to demonstrated experience working with various types of data using spreadsheets and other business applications.



  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program preferably in Business Administration, Business Management or related field required
  • Strong Analytical/computer skills, a developed skill set with MS Word and Excel is required
  • Demonstrated track record of effectively working with highly detailed documents
  • Demonstrated capabilities in presenting ideas written and orally are required
  • Must be able to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Candidate should have the ability to work independently and have effective time management skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance required


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: 39850 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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