Careers at Northrop Grumman

Life at Northrop Grumman

Life at Northrop Grumman

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Scroll to explore what life is like at Northrop Grumman, or check out all stories about our employees’ journeys.

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A Change of Scenery

Northrop Grumman Employees Reflect on Their Relocation Experiences.

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Changing Hearts

At 27 years old, Software Analyst Kathy’s life changed forever.

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Through Smoke and Fire

For Energetics Engineer Heather, the morning of March 2 — test day — was more exciting than most.

Defining Possible Every Day

We’re curious and committed people, passionate about pioneering technology to connect and protect the world by solving our most challenging problems. Whether it’s building a world that’s more secure and connected, or contributing to a universe that’s better understood—our purpose drives us every day

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Under the Weather

Northrop Grumman atmospheric scientists provide intelligence support to many of our technology systems. Read how these unsung heroes are defining possible.

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Welcome to the A-Team

Northrop Grumman has programs designed to help early career individuals in fields like manufacturing and engineering. Read about one technician’s journey.

Women in STEM

Meet the women defining possible every day at Northrop Grumman in a variety of STEM fields. Through mentorship, leadership and innovation, these women inspire future generations to pursue careers in aerospace and engineering.

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Building A Career with Boundless Opportunity

We mean it when we say anything is possible at Northrop Grumman. With the immense scale and scope of our business, you can shape your career journey with diverse roles and experiences that expand your expertise, feed your curiosity, and fuel your passion.

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A Dream Interrupted, A Community Found

Whether you are early in your career, or embarking on a new path, you can find new opportunities at Northrop Grumman.

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A Three Dimensional Career

The first time Jasmine saw a 3D-printed airplane part, she felt like she was starting an adventure.

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Daring to Dream

When I mentioned that I wanted to be a scientist, everyone — except for my mom — laughed at me like I was out of my mind.

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Creating a Culture of Belonging

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A Pathway to an Engineering Career

Pathways is for entry-level professionals providing experiences to establish a foundation in their career and develop business acumen.

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Living Authentically

For transgender employees navigating work and life, PrIDA’s Gender Transitioning Program offers a helping hand.

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Find Solutions through a New Perspective

Veldesta E. credits having an outsider’s perspective with helping her build a career out of finding new solutions.

Employee Resource Groups

Northrop Grumman is proud to have thirteen Employee Resource Groups that offer opportunities for all employees to connect across the company. These groups are inclusive of all employees, offering benefits to members and serving as advocacy groups within our local communities.

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Bring Your Whole Self to Work

The work we do is possible because of our people and we’re committed to ensuring that everyone feels supported, respected and personally fulfilled. As part of that commitment, we offer resources and work/life flexibility to bolster your financial, physical, social, and emotional wellness.

Through our employee resource groups, community partnerships, and commitment to being a global steward for our environment, we’ve created a culture of belonging.

Learn About Our Commitment to Diversity

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Si Se Puede

“On my first day, I learned that my team was even more diverse and full of opportunity than I had even anticipated.”

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Below the Surface, a Lot of us Share a Great Deal

Northrop Grumman Intern Andy Wong on How his Family Background is Driving him to Succeed

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Embracing Duality

As a reservist and a systems engineer for Northrop Grumman, Tejas finds opportunity for balance and career growth.

A Mission with Meaning

Work that makes a difference.

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Changing the Course of the Future

Meet four of the people who played a critical role in supporting the successful launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.

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Supporting our Military Members

Our customers are military members like my father and they’re depending on us to do our best work.

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Protecting Peace, Freedom, and the U.S.

Read why Vietnamese refugee Nga is proud to work for Northrop Grumman.

Work that Makes a Difference

Your work at Northrop Grumman makes a difference. Whether you want to design next-generation aircraft, harness digital technologies or build spacecraft that will return humanity to the moon, you’ll contribute to technology that’s transforming the world.

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We Launch More than Rockets

Northrop Grumman interns and early career employees get exposure to how some of the top minds from across many different industries turn ideas into outcomes. Interns work on in aerospace, cyber, manufacturing, engineering, information technology, business management, logistics and all functions across the enterprise.

Opportunities for New Graduates
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Consistently Ranked a Top Employer

At Northrop Grumman, we support a breadth of career styles and encourage growth and change. We offer professional development opportunities and mentorship programs throughout the company, and encourage stretch and rotational assignments so you can explore all that we have to offer.

We are 95,000 people – with careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – working as one to defend and define the future.

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A Place to Thrive

We’re a company you can count on to offer the resources to bolster your future.

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Mentorship that Inspires

Helen, a software configuration analyst, had learned a little about cybersecurity early in her career, wanted to dive back in. 

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From Outer Space to Northrop Grumman

Hear from former astronauts how they’ve continued to thrive in their careers at Northrop Grumman. 

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Defining Possible One F-35 Jet at a Time

Meet Diana, an engineering intern at Northrop Grumman, supporting the F-35 Program.

The iReturn Program

Northrop Grumman’s iReturn program provides experienced professionals with an opportunity to return to work after a career break, providing a seamless transition back into the workforce through training, professional development, mentorship and networking opportunities.

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