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Northrop Grumman Co-Op Technical Electrical (Space/Rocket) in Wallops Island, 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 products include launch vehicles, propulsion systems, missile products, subsystems and defense electronics, precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition, satellites and space components and services, and advanced aerospace structures.

We are currently seeking talented individuals for an Engineering Co-op at our location in Wallops Island, VA.

An Co-Op at Northrop Grumman is unique. Sure, you'll learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that opens doors. But you'll gain something even more valuable: pride in what you've done. Join us and launch your career. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Location: Wallops Island, VA is located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in the Delmarva Peninsula and is home to the NASA Wallops Flight Facility, a government installation supported by Northrop Grumman. We are just a few hours from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia. If you enjoy a beautiful all-weather climate, low cost of living, zero gridlock traffic, outdoor activities and easy access to major cities along the east coast - this area has a lot to offer!

Job Summary:

  • Apply theoretical knowledge and engineering techniques to the selection, configuration, and design of suborbital payload launch vehicles.

  • Assist designing and maintaining rocket components, structures, and systems.

  • Assist in the preparation of presentations on technical subjects.

  • Practice and learn technical professional behavior including memorandum writing, email and calendar usage via Outlook.

  • Complete intern-specific projects and perform related duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Be a student who is enrolled full-time and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college/university

  • Be majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or math related degree.

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

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Be majoring in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Physics.

  • Course work experience with Electronics, Power, RF.

  • Experience with MatLab, Orcad, Microsoft Excel.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Technical Support