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Operations Intern

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.

The JASON Program Office (JPO) at MITRE Corporation manages and supports JASON. JASON is an independent, highly-select group of academic researchers, who advise the federal government in technical areas related to national security. JASON conducts around 12 to 15 studies simultaneously; each study is separately commissioned by an individual government sponsoring agency. The JPO MITRE team supports the preparation and execution of operations. The intern position will focus mainly on logistics and communications, though will allow for well-rounded insight into other program functions.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Format, update, and cross check materials for accuracy and consistency
  • Consolidate and input data
  • Greet and check-in government sponsors and briefers
  • Additional miscellaneous tasks

Required Qualifications
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to obtain a Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current student in one of the following fields (or similar); communications, government relations, national security, political science, business
  • Familiar with Microsoft: Teams, SharePoint, and Dynamics
  • Tech savvy, ability to troubleshoot
  • Existing Security Clearance

This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):

This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

Subject to all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, MITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. MITRE will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are legally entitled to an exemption under applicable laws so long as it does not create an undue hardship for MITRE and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.