Summer 2020 Early High School R&D Internships

MITRE Interns

At MITRE, we empower our students to discover, create, and lead in the science, engineering, technology, and mathematics fields. As part of our student programs, we are offering paid technology summer 2020 internships, open to current 9th and 10th grade students*.

As a high school intern, you will join MITRE’s multigenerational mentors and experts, who are motivated to help you realize your maximum potential. 

*NOTE: At the conclusion of the 2019-2020 academic year, before commencing work in June 2020, qualified students must be rising 10th and 11th graders and also be at least the state minimum working age of 14 years old.

Join Us at Locations Across the Country

Summer 2020 early high school opportunities are offered at multiple MITRE locations and focus on different technical areas. Check out the chart below for more details on each, and use the location-specific links to apply.  

Location/Application Page

Technical Areas

Application Deadline

Internship Dates

Bedford, MA

AI/Computer Vision, AI/Deep Learning, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Electrical Engineering, GPS & Space System, Health Information Technology, Robotics, Software Engineering

March 2

June 29 – August 21

Colorado Springs, CO

AI, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Deep Learning, Satellite Operations/Space Situational Awareness

March 2

June 8 – July 31

Huntsville, AL

AI/Deep Learning, Computer Network Defense, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Operating Systems, Virtualization

March 2

June 1 – July 24

McLean, VA

Advanced Electronics, AI/Computer Vision, AI/Machine Learning, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, GPS & Space Systems, Health Sciences/Biotech, Nanotechnology, Remote Sensing

March 2

June 22 – August 14

San Diego, CA

AI/Deep Learning, Data Analytics, Computer Networking/Radio Communications, Computer Vision, Cybersecurity

March 2

June 22 – August 14

Tampa, FL

Computer Networking/Radio Communications, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Software-defined Radio, Software Engineering

March 9

June 8 – July 31

 

Interested in Experiencing Summer at MITRE? 

Here's the process:

  1. Prepare a resume. Be sure to include all items listed in the resume requirements and for guidance, use MITRE's recommended format.
  2. Use the links above to choose the location where you’d like to apply.
  3. Submit your resume and application to the location you prefer. Applications do not transfer between locations, so double-check your application before submitting!

Application deadlines vary based on location. Use the links in the location table above to check the deadlines for each early high school internship. Registration will close at 11:59 pm on each respective location’s specified deadline. Applications and documents submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Student Availability: Students who wish to participate must be available to work for the full span of the summer program, with only a few discretionary days off. No days off are permitted during the first and last weeks of each respective location’s program. Use the location table to view the dates of each program by location.

Eligibility:

  • At the conclusion of the 2019-2020 academic year, before commencing work in June 2020, qualified students must be rising 10th and 11th graders and be at least the state minimum working age of 14 years old.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Students must be U.S. citizens.
  • For students planning to relocate for the summer, you must have a parent or legal guardian in full-time residence with you.

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