Careers at Northrop Grumman

Internships at Northrop Grumman

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Internships that Challenge Convention from the Start

Hands-On from Day 1

You’ve got a lot of choices ahead of you. Practical experience. Building your network. Growth opportunities. When you become an intern at Northrop Grumman, you’ll contribute from your first day on a wide range of projects – some with high visibility, others with a low profile. While getting hands-on experience you might discover an interest you didn’t know you had.

From science, technology and engineering, there are so many career possibilities here that we challenge you to find a field we don’t have. Your internship with us will be your first step toward a career of pushing the boundaries of possible.

While you’re exploring your interests, you’ll have the flexibility, mentorship and support to become the best at what you do.

Stay up to date on job openings, events and our amazing people by joining our talent community. We’ll also let you know when our 2023 internship positions are posted, which occurs throughout the fall and spring. Sign Up Now.

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The majority of our internship hiring season, including interviewing and making offers, is in the fall. Internships begin in May or June and finish up in August/September.

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Internship Fun Facts

  • 2,000+ Interns every summer
  • 71% of our interns convert to full time employees
  • 300+ Universities and colleges are represented in our internship population

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Expand Your Knowledge

Your internship at Northrop Grumman can give you the practical knowledge that will make your education come to life. You’ll be taking what you know and making a difference immediately. With the potential to become a full time Northrop Grumman employee, you’ll also earn benefits like tuition assistance and educational reimbursement.

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Grow Your Network

As an intern, you’ll be working with the people who are defining what’s possible every day. From air, cyber, land and sea to the expanse of space, you’ll be connecting with people in all disciplines and business units, giving you exposure to new projects and mentorship from all levels of our organization.

What We Do

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See What “Hands-On” Means

Take what you’ve learned in college and define, create, build and test your ideas. Across our 95,000-person network, you’ll have access to the latest facilities and equipment to help your ideas come to life. Your only limit here is your ambition and drive.

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Meet Us in Person

While most of our internship hiring happens in the fall, we’re on campus, attending conferences and hosting hiring events year-round. Come out and meet us.

Find Out Where We'll Be

Meet some of our interns

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Meet Jeremiah: A Global Hawk Aircraft Engineering Intern

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From Intern to Mechanical Design Engineer on the James Webb Space Telescope

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The Importance of Internship Experience: Northrop Grumman Paves the Way from Intern to Spacewalker for this NASA Astronaut

Northrop Grumman internships create the foundation for success in challenging, high-tech careers. The company values the importance of internship experience.


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Out and About

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Why Work at Northrop Grumman?

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Application Process

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