Biometrics Graduate Intern

McLean, VA

Do you want to join our over 300 interns for a summer full of learning, networking and fun?  Do you want to help analyze data and do the analysis needed to contribute to solving our nations most critical problems?   Do you want to be mentored by engineers and scientists that are experts in their fields?

MITREs people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges.  We are different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world.


Our workplace reflects our values. We want you to come as an intern and then join us upon completing your degree so that you can experience the gratifying work, our competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth.




MITRE's Data Engineering and Biometrics Department is seeking a Biometrics Intern to join us.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or similar field. Candidate should possess the ability to be responsible for deliverables or parts of deliverables to MITRE customers.

  • Image processing, pattern recognition, computer vision, machine learning, statistics, biometrics)
  • Scripting knowledge (Bash, Perl, Python) 
    Experience in C/C++, C#, Java/J2EE development

Preferred Requirements:

  • Proficiency with build tools (Maven/Ant) & version control software (Subversion) is a plus.


  • Students need to be currently enrolled and will continue to be enrolled the following semester post internship period, in a full-time in an accredited degree-seeking university program.*
  •   **70% of MITREs full-time jobs require US government security clearances, therefore many internships require that the candidates be clearable.**
  •  ***Immediate family of MITRE employees are not eligible for internships.***



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