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Engineering Intern

Job ID: 1925184
Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 5, 2019
Category: Student
Subcategory: Intern Technical
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking Engineering Interns to join our team of qualified, diverse, and highly motivated individuals. This position will be located at the Mark Center in Alexandria, VA, or local company offices, supporting the Department of Defense (DoD). The qualified candidate will provide engineering and technical support, including extensive research, to assessments and recommendations on future technologies for the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense, Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).


Our Engineering Interns will join the OUSD(R&E) Technology & Manufacturing Industrial Base (TMIB) team that specializes in providing assessments and policy recommendations on future technologies like artificial intelligence and hypersonic vehicles.


Tasking would include:

·  Create assessments on defense technologies critical to the United States maintaining superior military capabilities

·  Conduct detailed research of open source and other materials on topics such as supply chain risk related to research and development and industrial base capabilities and capacity

·   Assimilate data into meaningful trends to identify potential risk to DoD programs

· Create strategy documents and white papers for, and provide recommendations on, maintaining technology advantages

· Coordinate engagement with stakeholders from numerous U.S. Departments and Agencies, and Industry Partners

·  Schedule meetings, track tasking, and manage stakeholder relationships

·  Develop and present technical briefings to appropriate stakeholders on research study results, resourcing strategies, and recommendations

·  Design creative solutions and propose alternative approaches when desired resources are not projected to be available 


·       Eligibility for a DoD Secret clearance

·       Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related science, preferably systems, electrical, computer, aerospace, or mechanical engineering

·       Understanding of engineering fundamentals and systems engineering concepts

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired Qualifications


·  Active DoD Secret clearance

·  Experience with DoD acquisition processes

·  Knowledge of various USD(R&E) technology modernization priority areas to include artificial intelligence, hypersonic vehicles, directed energy, cyber, space systems, autonomy, microelectronics, and quantum computing

· Knowledge of programming languages and software design processes


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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