The MITRE Corporation Technical Aide-Summer_High School in McLean, Virginia

Technical Aide-Summer_High School


Do you want to join our over 300 interns for a summer full of learning, networking and fun? 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?

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.


MITRE's Emerging Technologies Department is seekingstudent investigators who will assist and collaborate with senior staff in summer research projects on any one of variety of topics, including: nanotechnology, health sciences, artificial intelligence/deep learning, computer vision, and robotics.


Required Qualifications:

For this position the candidate will be working towards their high school diploma and will require excellent communication skills, strong basic knowledge in the sciences and math, an excellent academic record and demonstrated technical or scientific interests, ideally in nanotechnology, health sciences, artificial intelligence/deep learning, computer vision, and robotics topic areas.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ideally, applicants will be in theirhigh school freshman or sophomore year (i.e., students currently in the 9th or 10th grade). Prior experience or expertise in nanotechnology, health sciences, artificial intelligence/deep learning, computer vision, and robotics would be desirable, but not necessarily essential.Strong computer programming skills and/or ability with the Python computer language or Mat Lab software also are desired, but not necessarily essential.

Additional Notes:


  • Students need to be currently enrolled and will be enrolled the following semester full-time in an academic high school program.


  • 70% of MITRE’s full-time jobs require US government security clearances, therefore many internships require that the candidates be clearable.\

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Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel No

Job Posting Mar 13, 2018, 11:04:41 AM

Req ID: 00049718