Internships at Northrop Grumman

Internships that Challenge Convention from the Start


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Hands-On from Day 1

You’ve got a lot of choices ahead of you. Practical experience. Building your network. Growth opportunities. When you become an intern at Northrop Grumman, you’ll contribute from your first day on a wide range of projects – some with high visibility, others with a low profile. While getting hands-on experience you might discover an interest you didn’t know you had.

From science, technology and engineering, there are so many career possibilities here that we challenge you to find a field we don’t have. Your internship with us will be your first step toward a career of pushing the boundaries of possible.

While you’re exploring your interests, you’ll have the flexibility, mentorship and support to become the best at what you do. See what the future could mean for you at Northrop Grumman.



The majority of our internship hiring season, including interviewing and making offers, is in the fall. Internships begin in May or June and finish up in August/September. Search internships >


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Fun Facts

  • 2,000+ Interns every summer

  • 71% of our interns convert to full time employees

  • 300+ Universities and colleges are represented in our internship population


Expand Your Knowledge

Your internship at Northrop Grumman can give you the practical knowledge that will make your education come to life. You’ll be taking what you know and making a difference immediately. With the potential to become a full time Northrop Grumman employee, you’ll also earn benefits like tuition assistance and educational reimbursement.


Grow Your Network

As an intern, you’ll be working with the people who are defining what’s possible every day. From air, cyber, land and sea to the expanse of space, you’ll be connecting with people in all disciplines and business units, giving you exposure to new projects and mentorship from all levels of our organization. Find out what we do >


See What “Hands-On” Means

Take what you’ve learned in college and define, create, build and test your ideas. Across our 85,000-person network, you’ll have access to the latest facilities and equipment to help your ideas come to life. Your only limit here is your ambition and drive.  Search internships >


Meet Us in Person

While most of our internship hiring happens in the fall, we’re on campus, attending conferences and hosting hiring events year-round. Find out where we’ll be.  Come out and meet us >


MEET ADAM: Learn about his journey from starting as an intern to becoming a manager

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