The MITRE Corporation Software Engineering Intern_Open Health Svcs in Bedford, Massachusetts

Software Engineering Intern_Open Health Svcs


Do you want to develop systems that 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? Do you want to join over 300 other interns for a summer full of learning, networking and fun?

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.

Key Description:

Join our our Open Health Services Department working as our Computer Science / Software Engineer Intern for Summer 2019! Our departmentdesigns, builds and deploys open source digital healthcare services that support theHealthcare Triple Aimat national scale.

What do MITRE Computer Science/Software Engineering Interns do?

Working alongside MITRE engineers or on teams in a one of our labs, MITRE Computer Science/Software Engineering Interns supply high-impact consultative software engineering expertise that yield affordable, effective and efficient solutions that address the greatest challenges of our sponsors. They help develop and introduce the latest computing applications—including mobile, help with software performance, and with enterprise integration and workflow solutions.

What are some examples of last summer’s Computer Science/Software Engineering Intern ships?

  • Researching tools for symbolic execution that would be applicable to software assurance

  • Research and gather information on machine learning/neural networks needed to conduct an experiment in MATLAB on generated data; conduct the experiment and report results.

  • The development of a cyclostationary signal processing toolbox in the Python language

  • Work with deep learning to build an object detection system to process satellite imagery

  • Performing a deep analysis of an operational system to understand limitations and weaknesses


What does an ideal MITRE Computer Science/Software Engineering Intern have:

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied software engineering, human-centered computing, intelligent systems, platforms solutions, prototyping and experimentation

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following--Java, Python, XML, HTML, C#, Objective C; Database design & development including SQL.

  • Experience working with mobile environments and mobile computing

  • Experience working with design recovery, software analysis, and/or reverse engineering tools

  • Experience with a broad set of software development tools

  • Excellent academic performance

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

  • Exhibits the characteristics of a continuous learner

Minimum Requirements:
  • Currently pursuing adegree in computer science, software systems engineering, or a related technical field.

  • Students should have a 3.0 or better grade point average in Computer Science or equivalent.

Additional Information


  • Students need to be enrolled full-time in an accredited degree-seeking university program and intend to be enrolled the following semester, as well (exception--we have a few internships for high school students)\

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Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Dec 4, 2018, 1:50:43 PM

Req ID: 00051983

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