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Location: Colorado City
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You are not applying for a specific position. Applying to this pipeline requisition will put you in a candidate pool that will be viewed by technical leaders and recruiters for internship opportunities across the company.

Job Description

MITRE delivers to its customers the full spectrum of software development capabilities from prototyping, through architecture and modeling, to software assessments. We prototype new capabilities and deliver advanced experimental functionality to address unmet business and mission needs.

As an Intern working in software engineering or computer science, you will work with a team to apply your knowledge and gain experience with one or more of the following:

• Front-end, back-end, middleware or full-stack software development

• Artificial intelligence

• Cyber software

• Dev Sec Ops

• Mobile computing

• Embedded systems and Internet of Things

• Machine learning and artificial intelligence

• Modeling and simulation

• Model-based engineering

• Virtual reality

Required Qualifications

• Must be a student enrolled Full Time pursuing an accredited degree seeking program in Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related degree program and continue to be enrolled Full Time the semester following the internship.
• “Hands-on” skills in at least one or more programming language

• Exposure to software development tools and frameworks, including source control management tools (e.g., Git)

• Familiarity with software development methodologies

• Sustained excellence in academic performance

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

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of software design patterns

• Knowledge of database technologies, including relational or No


In addition to passing MITRE’s employment background check, you may be submitted for a U.S. Government Security clearance. Please see adjudicative guidelines for receiving a clearance, to include U.S. citizenship [LINK]. Other jobs may require vetting for various levels of agency public trust, fitness, suitability, controlled access, and special programs access determination consistent with the work program to which you are assigned.

This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):

This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

Salary compensation range and midpoint:

$42,000 – $52,500 – $63,000 Annual

Work Location Type:


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