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Northrop Grumman 2020 Physical Scientist (Chemistry) Intern in Rocket Center, West Virginia

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

We are currently seeking talented individuals for a 2020 Physical Scientist (Chemistry) Internship position for our Missile Products Business Unit in Rocket Center, WV.

Job Summary: This position is expected to be multifunctional with opportunities to perform in an analytical laboratory setting as well as have an introduction to solid rocket propellant fundamentals. The role will include exposure to analytical chemistry test techniques in a laboratory setting as well as support the development and manufacturing of solid propellant and explosive formulations of a rocket motor and warhead programs.

  • Assist in the preparation of presentations on technical subjects

  • Practice and learn technical professional behavior including memorandum writing and email and calendar usage

Basic Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college/universitymajoring in a chemistry, chemical engineering or a closely related degree.

  • Possess an overall cumulative GPA of 3.00/4.0 or higher

  • Be eligible to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.25 or higher

  • Prior internship or research experience in related field

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Administrative Services

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