MIT Lincoln Laboratory Group 37-Summer Research Program Intern in Lexington, Massachusetts
The Advanced Undersea Systems and Technology Group seeks undergraduate summer interns with strong skills in programming and robotics to contribute to projects in underwater vehicle autonomy, ocean environmental sensing and artificial intelligence. The full summer internship will be 12-16 weeks, subject to intern availability. The successful candidate(s) will contribute to ongoing research to advance ocean science in support of US Navy needs.
The interns hired under this requisition will assist as Teaching Assistants with the MIT Beaver Works Summer Institute Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge (AUV Challenge) for 4 weeks of their internship - from July 5 to August 1, 2021. AUV Challenge is an immersive team- and project-based course that guides students through the development of autonomous sensing, command and control algorithms for a small underwater vehicle. The TAs will assist the instructors in running the day-to-day course, which includes giving lectures, revising lecture and project materials, and serving as the resident AUV expert within each student team.
This position provides candidates with excellent experience in software development, image processing, autonomy, robotics, teaching, and team management.
Applicants should be undergraduate students in an engineering, science and/or math course of study. Expertise in Python for STEM-related applications is required. Familiarity with command line Linux, single board computers (e.g., Raspberry Pi), image processing, electronics, or robotics is highly desirable.
Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.
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