Careers at Northrop Grumman

What to Expect After an Offer

The First Step to a Career with Boundless Opportunity 

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Your next steps to starting a career of purpose.

Congratulations on your offer with Northrop Grumman! We are so excited you have chosen to open the door to your future with us.

If you have received your verbal offer, you will be asked to complete a few steps within our applicant tracking system, Workday if you have not already. Within Workday, you are required to:

  • Complete the application questionnaire
  • Upload a recent copy of your resume
  • Upload your educational transcripts

These communications will come directly from your assigned recruiter who will reach out to you within 1-2 business days. It is incredibly important that you provide requested documentation in a timely manner. Not receiving the requested information will cause a delay in issuing your written offer. To minimize chances of missing a communication from Northrop Grumman and/or your recruiter, please ensure is added as a trusted source.

Once all completed documents are received, your assigned recruiter will issue you a formal detailed offer via email from Workday for your consideration.

Go Beyond the Offer with Northrop Grumman:

So, you’re receiving an offer with Northrop Grumman…now what?

Join us for our Beyond the Offer presentation to learn more about:

• Our unique culture and history, and how your career fits into it

• Key elements of our Intern Program and Early Career positions

• Opportunities available to further develop your career

• Information on benefits including retirement, PTO, and work schedules

• Employee engagement outside of your day-to-day role


We will also cover next steps for our onboarding and security clearance processes.

Additional details, such as Zoom link and dial-in information, may be found within the email from your assigned recruiter.


If you do not receive an email from Workday or if you have any questions throughout this process, do not hesitate to email your recruiter.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Join Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman employees are Defining Possible every day through science, technology and engineering. We are 95,000 people – with careers in all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – working as one to defend and define the future.

Work/Life Balance

Many sites have 9/80 days, telework and flexible scheduling options, plus generous PTO. Named by Indeed as a top 10 company for work/life balance.

Who We Are

On DiversityInc's list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity, we recruit talent from all corners to ensure teams are skilled, focused and innovative.


We have 100,000 employees in all 50 states in the US and 21 countries worldwide.

Extensive Benefits

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need: matching 401K, tuition assistance, health/wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.

In the Community

From the environment to STEM education to philanthropy, we're committed to the community, encouraging and enabling our employees to give back.


Our employee's commitment to quality along with our leadership’s commitment to workplace environment and diversity has resulted in significant accolades.

Meet Our Employees

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. Explore the videos below to learn more about Northrop Grumman employees who are inspiring, leading and succeeding in a variety of roles across our company.

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Our Employee Resource Groups

Thousands of enthusiastic Northrop Grumman employees are engaged in one of 13 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that provide distinct benefits for both the member and the company. Across more than 260 chapters, these groups include those supporting African Americans, Asian Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, Native Americans, women, people with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ employees, young professionals, parents, multiple generations, remote employees and environmentalists. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees, and we encourage our interns and early careers employees to participate.

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Our Values

Our sense of ethics and doing what is right are the cornerstones of Northrop Grumman’s exemplary reputation and the guiding principles that drive our commitment to corporate responsibility. They allow us to gain respect and support within our communities, help provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace, and attract and retain individuals who not only demonstrate, but also demand high standards of business conduct.

We are guided by seven core values: quality, customer satisfaction, leadership, integrity, people, safety and suppliers.

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Our Commitment to Social Justice

Northrop Grumman is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive team, and we continue to make progress. Our employees come from varied backgrounds and have unique skills and experience. It is this diversity that makes us great. It fosters creativity and invention and enables us to create some of the most technically sophisticated products and services in the world.

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Environment Sustainability

Our Commitment to Sustainability

We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive team, protecting our planet’s resources, and operating with ethics at our core, is vital to being at the forefront of innovation. Our goal is to continually support and nurture the large number of Northrop Grumman employees whose backgrounds, characteristics and perspectives all have a positive impact on the global communities we serve.

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Our Commitment to Career Development

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.