Historically Black Colleges and Universities Invitational

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Invitational

Northrop Grumman invites you to learn about our career opportunities that define possible every day

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About the Northrop Grumman HBCU Invitational

The Northrop Grumman HBCU Invitational aims to engage and attract top technical and business students for entry-level and internship opportunities. Selected students will have the opportunity to participate in technology talks and workshops led by Northrop Grumman leaders, join panel discussions, and interview for internships and full-time positions. Individuals will gain valuable insight into how our employees are inspiring, leading, and succeeding in a variety of roles across our company. Register now for an opportunity to attend the fifth annual HBCU Invitational.

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Our Employees

At Northrop Grumman, we mean it when we say anything is possible – we are defining possible by embracing the diverse experiences and perspectives of our people to solve our most challenging problems. Explore the profiles below to learn more about the employees hired at past HBCU invitationals.

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Meet Jeremiah: A Global Hawk Aircraft Engineering Intern

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Meet Diana: Intern Defining Possible One F-35 Fighter Jet at a Time

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Meet Alexander: Creating a User Experience Fit To Impress

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Meet Montraz: An Intern Creating Top-Notch Hardware Designs

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Meet Arlanda: Defining Possible Through Designing, Testing, and Analyzing

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Meet Kanavis: Ensuring Quality Over Quantity

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Meet Essence: An Intern Finding New Ways To Enhance F-35 Program

Explore Our HBCU Invitational

Northrop Grumman’s HBCU Invitational provides an opportunity for students to engage with our leaders, as well as other technical and business students. Learn more about this experience by scrolling through the gallery below of past events.

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Register today for the opportunity to attend our fifth annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Invitational. This event is by invitation only, and you must be sure to register.

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Meet our Diverse Executives

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Randy Bradley

Vice President and Site Leader, St. Augustine, Fla. and Remote Locations, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

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Aaron Copeland

Vice President, Engineering & Sciences, Airborne Multifunction, Sensors Division, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

“Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal second base and keep one foot on first base.” – Robert Quillen

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Alleace Gibbs

Vice President, Communications, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

“No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.” – Althea Gibson

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Francine M. Lane

Vice President, Human Resources Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services and Corporate Office

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

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Bryan Mahoney

Vice President, Production Operations, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems

“Every job deserves to be done well.” – Adage

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John Russell

Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Next Generation Technology, Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker

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Dan Scott

Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services

“Let your senses inform your reality, your intellect measure your steps, and your passion motivate your direction.” Dan Scott

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Gina Woullard

Vice President, Manufacturing Operations, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems

“Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.” Dr. Mae Jemison

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About Us

See how we are defining possible and helping every individual reach their full potential

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African-American Task Group AATG

The African-American Task Group’s mission is to internally and externally reinforce Northrop Grumman’s commitment to attaining and maintaining an inclusive workforce by creating an atmosphere that attracts, promotes, and fosters development of diverse professionals across business areas. Our goal is to provide a forum and mechanism for positively impacting business outcomes with a focus on Professional/Leadership Development, Community Outreach, Networking/Mentorship, and Recruitment & Retention of the African-American community and other diverse communities across Northrop Grumman Corporation.

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Why Join Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman employees are Defining Possible every day through science, technology and engineering. We are 95,000 people – with careers in all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – working as one to defend and define the future.

Work/Life Balance

Many sites have 9/80 days, telework and flexible scheduling options, plus generous paid time off. Indeed named Northrop Grumman a top 10 company for wo…

Who We Are

Ranked on DiversityInc’s annual list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity since 2010, we recruit top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgroun…


We have 95,000 employees in all 50 states in the US and 21 countries worldwide.

Extensive Benefits

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, me…

In the Community

From the environment to STEM education to philanthropy, we’re committed to the community. We encourage and enable our employees to volunteer in meaningful activ…


Our employees’ commitment to quality combined with our leadership’s commitment to workplace environment and diversity has resulted in many significant accol…