2024 Intern High School Technical- Colorado Springs CO

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United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs, United States

Internship

24 days ago

Job description

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: No

Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking High School-Level Engineers to join the Space Systems Sector High School Intern Program. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Engineering Function and will work in a dynamic people-focused environment where he/she will interact with users, customers and other developers.

As an intern, you’ll participate in a summer internship program to develop competencies in a variety of engineering specializations that may include:

  • Performs a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, or optical areas.
  • Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems.
  • Works from engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions.
  • Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format.
  • Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed; prepares prescribed compounds and solutions.
  • Exclude technicians working in Production or Quality Assurance

Basic Qualifications for a High School-Level Engineering Intern:

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

  • Successful completion of the Northrop Grumman HIP Mentoring Program
  • High school senior enrolled in an accredited high school
  • Accepted enrollment for fall 2024 to an accredited college/university
  • Intending to major in engineering, physics, math, cyber, computer science, or manufacturing
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)
  • Minimum age of 16 (refer to your state Minors / Work Permit Requirements & Wage & Hour Requirements)
  • Where necessary, student under the age of 18 should be able to obtain an age certificate or work permit/certificate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.2/4.0
  • Previous internship/co-op experience, leadership & teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communication skills, and activities (professional/community/extracurricular).
  • Good presentation and writing/communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, willing to learn, and interested in working in a team environment.
  • Experience in developing and delivering presentations and leading small groups.

High School-Level Engineering Intern Pay Range:

  • $15.75 to $18.75
  • At Northrop Grumman, our internship pay rates and standardized and take into account three main factors: the anticipated graduation date of the individual, the cost of labor of the geographic location, and whether the internship is considered technical or administrative.

Salary Range: $1.00 - $1.00

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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