Careers at Northrop Grumman

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Start a career of purpose

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We need you to propel us forward.

Northrop Grumman interns and early career employees get exposure to how some of the top minds from across many different industries turn ideas into outcomes. Our interns work on projects in aerospace, cyber, manufacturing, engineering, information technology, business management, logistics and all functions across the enterprise. Stay up to date on job openings, events and our amazing people by joining our talent community.

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What Will You Achieve?

We'll give you the experience and the latitude to explore the latest technologies and overcome some of the most complex engineering challenges in the world. At Northrop Grumman, we don't just develop the next generations of solutions – we invent the question, too.

A fresh perspective is welcome at Northrop Grumman.

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Growth and Mentorship

Whether you're an aerospace engineer that wants to learn operations or a back-end programmer who's interested in autonomous systems – or anything in between – mentorship is a way of life here. We'll help you explore your interests and give you the guidance to help you achieve what you want out of your career.

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Endless Opportunities

Rotational assignments through our Pathways program will give you real-world experience in multiple areas of our business. One of our biggest priorities is continuing to challenge you while giving you the career opportunities that will keep you pushing yourself – and learning along the way.

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One Northrop Grumman

We work side-by-side. Scientists next to Technologists. Manufacturers next to Marketers. Leaders next to Interns. It's that constant collaboration that allows us to continue to tackle some of the biggest challenges in space, defense, critical security missions, and aeronautics.

We are also a work force that values diversity and fosters inclusion, both of which are pivotal to promoting innovation and increasing productivity and profitability. Learn more about diversity and inclusion at Northrop Grumman.

Life at Northrop Grumman

At Northrop Grumman, we're leading and defining the future from air, cyber, land and sea to space. Our team of pioneers stand ready to define what’s possible every day. Read more stories >>

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An Engineer’s Journey: From BEYA to a Career at Northrop Grumman

Meet Travene Grant, a tool engineer, working as a metrologist in St. Augustine, Florida

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Internship Programs and Rotations Lead to Successful Career

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Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer

Nothing inspires youth to reach for the stars quite like a space launch

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Sherronda launched a new career through our job rotation program

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Networking and internships help Emily land her dream job in mechanical engineering

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What it's really like to be a software engineer at Northrop Grumman


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Out and About

Meet our recruiters

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Why Work at Northrop Grumman?

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Application Process

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