ICBM Technical Engineer / Physicist Intern


Job Description

BAE Systems Intelligence and Security (I&S) supports critical national security missions that protect our nation and those who serve. I&S is seeking Engineering Interns to help maintain the national defense by supporting the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. This position is immediately available to start working part or full-time. Flexibility will be granted for school schedules. At least part of the time will be spent in-office at Hill AFB, Utah. Specific schedule needs can be discussed during an interview.

The Engineering Intern may be placed across a variety of functions based on their education (engineer or physicist) and program needs (includes specialty engineering disciplines of nuclear hardness and survivability, nuclear surety, system safety, system security, and corrosion prevention).

In addition to on-the-job training, we offer:

Competitive Pay: Earn a competitive hourly wage, working full-time (Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week) through the run of the program (2-3 months). We also have CO-OP positions available (apply through this requisition). These are generally part-time, but longer term while the student is in school.

Opportunity for Future Employment: Many of our I&S interns return as interns and/or are hired on full-time after completing their degree.

Challenging & Meaningful Work: Your internship will be challenging and impactful with on-the-job training and the opportunity to complete a project.

Networking and Development Opportunities: You will have the opportunity to build long-lasting relationships as you participate in workshops, mentor programs, presentations with senior leaders, community involvement, tours of our exciting products, and other networking and development events.

Please note, pursuant to a US Government contract, this position requires US Citizenship.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Must be enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program [or higher] in an ABET accredited engineering program or physics or math for at least one semester following the internship program.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be eligible for a U.S. government secret security clearance
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products and capable of performing independent work that will be verified by a senior engineer


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Preference given to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate students
  • Basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in a relevant field of engineering / science specialization
  • Coursework and experience with relevant languages and programs (e.g., MATLAB)
  • Working knowledge of nuclear delivery systems (e.g., Bombers, ICBMs, ALCMs)


About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.