Life at Northrop Grumman

Life at Northrop Grumman

It takes every one of us to make the impossible a reality. See what life is like at Northrop Grumman.

Possible drives us at Northrop Grumman

We challenge ourselves every day by defining what is possible. It is a shared purpose for our team and a promise to our customers. We bring together our curiosity and drive to do what’s never been done, whether it is at sea on land in cyber space or in outer space. Everyone has a voice here, and it takes every one of us to make the impossible a reality.

Read the stories about our employees, their professional accomplishments, personal passions and victories. See what life is like at Northrop Grumman from our people.

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Business, Operations & Management

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Cyber, IT and Security

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From intern to mechanical design engineer, Mei-Li is Defining Possible every day at Northrop Grumman.

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Students and Entry-Level

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Experienced Professionals

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Northrop Grumman Supports Veterans with Hero Dogs

Community Outreach

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Women in STEM

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Teaching Through Fellowship

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Meet Rich, an Aeronautics Systems Program Director

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Pushing the Boundaries of Possible

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Navy Veteran (Chief Petty Officer Retired) Don

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Joy on the Manufacturing Floor

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Made It Possible: Marcos Stephens and Training for the Digital Transformation

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Blazing Her Own Trail

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Bringing Family into the Business

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Students of Sustainability

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A Three-Dimensional Career

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Showing them the Ropes

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Made It Possible: Robert Romero and Empowering Future Rocket Scientists

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Air National Guard Veteran Karrie

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Uncovering Our Full Potential

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Meet Janet: An Aeronautics Guidance, Navigation and Controls Engineer

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Made It Possible: Arnie Lucas and Creating Opportunity Through Agility

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Return of the Interns

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The First of Her Family

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The Journey from New York to Florida: Meet Vehicle Engineering Manager Suet

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Veteran Life at Northrop Grumman

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Embracing Lean-Agile Through Talent Acquisition and HR

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Meet Distinguished Engineer of the Year, Neville

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Made It Possible: Matt Mecham and Becoming a Booster Archaeologists for Inclusion

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Champions for Inclusion

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Army Veteran Dominique

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Inspiring the Next Generation: Meet Tim

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Veteran Life at Northrop Grumman

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Discovering the Materials that will Build the Future

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Out in the Open

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Kurt

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Air Force Veteran George

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Air Force Veteran Joe

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Eyes on the Sky

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Building a Legacy: A Lifelong Mission of Service

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It’s More Than an Internship

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Made it Possible: Brian Henwood and Electric Persistence

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She’s got GRIT

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Welcome to the A Team

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Suit Up: Hollywood Meets Engineering in the HIVE

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Army Veteran Neilson


Lessons from Dawn

I’ve touched the Apollo 14 vehicle, witnessed the first flight of the C-2A cargo aircraft and watched Dawn leave the Earth – Life at Northrop Grumman

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S Navy Veteran Jason

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The SharkSat Team and Launching a Next Generation Workforce

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Army Veteran Chris

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Navy Veteran Ken

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How Danny’s Mentor Partnership Launched his Career at Northrop Grumman

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet Marine Corps Veteran James

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Made It Possible: Frank and the Tools of the Trade

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Made It Possible: Veteran Kristin and Speaking the Same Language

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Christy and the Big Picture in Digital Transformation

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Rising from the Ashes

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From Football Dreams to Higher Callings

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Navy Veteran Floyd

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Creating A User Experience Fit To Impress

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Defining Possible One F-35 Fighter Jet at a Time

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet Marine Corps Veteran Rafael

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Engineering Maker Spaces Respond to COVID-19

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First Female Aviator Assigned to her Navy Squadron Now Leads at Northrop Grumman

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From Intern to Mechanical Design Engineer on JWST

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Ensuring Quality Over Quantity

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From Air Force to Northrop Grumman Program Manager

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Engineer and Artist Inspiring Young Scientists

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Four Generations of Company Pride

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet Marine Corps Veteran Stephanie

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38 Years of Perfecting Inspiration

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Cygnus Mission Control from Home

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50 Years at the Rocket Ranch

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Supporting Those on the Front Line

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Navy Veteran Scott

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From Biosensors to Semiconductor Processing

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Transitioning from the Military to Northrop Grumman

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Adapting Intern Program to the Pandemic

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Finding Work-Life Balance

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A Team Journey: DoD Skillbridge

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Leaving a Mark Around the World

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet Marine Corps Veteran Rab

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Sewing with Purpose

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Doing the right thing for inclusive benefits

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Volunteering in Vietnam

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From Shuttle Watcher to Acclaimed Engineer

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From BEYA to a Career at Northrop Grumman

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Engineer Summits Mt. Everest

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Growing Business with Technology

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Welcome Home: Engineer Returns to Northrop Grumman

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Making a Difference as a Mentor

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Aerospace Engineering Intern Achieves New Heights

Engineers Testing for Mach Speed

Progress Faster Than the Speed of Sound

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Mixing Electricity and Water Sparks a Revolutionary Idea

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Veteran Helps Save Soldiers’ Lives

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A Forward-Thinking Approach in Cybersecurity

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Family Working Together in Manufacturing

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Solving Aerospace Engineering Problems in a Pinch

Interns at Northrop Grumman

Learning by Doing Through Internships

Mentoring is a joint venture at Northrop Grumman.

Mentorships Are Joint (STARS) Ventures

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A Commitment to Family, Education and Career Development

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IT Apprenticeship Leads to Fulfilling Career

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From Intern to NASA Spacewalker

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The Importance of Safety in the Workplace

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The World of Coding

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Engineer Earns Rising Star Award

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Space Systems Engineer’s Career Growth

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Solutions From Strength of Our Differences

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Helping Underserved Students in STEM

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An Engineering Mentor’s Career Path

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High Fives for Quality and Community

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Career Balance of Life, Love and Leadership

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Internships and Rotations Lead to Success

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44 Years at Northrop Grumman

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Inspiring Women in Engineering

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Supporting Neurodiversity and Inclusivity

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Fiber + 3D Printing = Patented Success

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Machinists Forge a Brave New World in 3D

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Surfing Helps Maintain Quality on the Job

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Manager Earns AFCEA Award

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Leading Complex Global Growth

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From Ski Slopes to Data Slopes

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Pursuing Passion in Game Development

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30 Under 30 Rising Star

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The Benefits of Mentoring

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Discovering the Best Career Choices

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Measuring Elementary Particles

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From the Navy to Northrop Grumman

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Fostering Innovative Ideas

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Veterans Are Integral to Success

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United With LGBT Pride

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Abraham’s Story: The Lost Boys of Sudan

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The Transition From Army Analyst to Business Development Manager