Students and Entry-Level Careers: Start a Career of Purpose

Everyone is a contributor, and every moment is an opportunity to make a difference.

Start your career with Northrop Grumman. There are thousands of career paths, projects and employees to learn from here – the possibilities are limitless.  Every career here, and every internship – from science and engineering to technology – will give you a chance to grow in your role and expertise, while expanding your network with access to the people behind the ideas that are driving the solutions of the future in air, cyber, land, sea and space technology.

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We want you – your perspective and ideas – ­ 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.

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.



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Educational Assistance

From tuition reimbursement to educational assistance to earn post-graduate degrees – like your M.S. or Ph.D. – Northrop Grumman is here to support your vision and growth for your future with us, and benefits to help you get there.


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.


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.


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.

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