2019 – VA – Chantilly – Perspecta Corporate Summer Intern Program

Chantilly, Virginia
No Clearance Required

Job Nr. 2018-52747

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Overview:

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities:

Our intern program is designed to provide college students the opportunity to learn about Perspecta and gain meaningful, hands-on work experience in a professional environment. Perspecta’s summer internship program places an emphasis on developing the next generation’s workforce. This being said, as part of our internship curriculum we provide the opportunity for each intern to interact with various branches of the company. This includes the chance to participate in a corporate public speaking course, complete technical certification training courses, attend brown bag sessions with our executive leadership team and participate in teambuilding activities with mentors and fellow interns. Our culture of mentoring, continuous learning and team orientation will be obvious from your first day on the job. Our goal is to build a roadmap that leads you to a long, rewarding and challenging career with Perspecta. We work with you to determine your desired career path, and the correct steps to get you to your goals. At the end of the program each intern will give a brief presentation to our executive team summarizing their accomplishments and key takeaways achieved while working for us. Co-Op / Interns typically represent college students trying to gain related work experience while pursuing an undergraduate degree. Under direct supervision, performs various hands-on tasks and assignments for the organization’s professional staff in such disciplines as Engineering, Software Development, Database Management, Security Threat Analysis.

Internship Advantages:

-Meaningful work related to national security

-Primary channel for full-time, entry-level hires

-Competitive pay

-Opportunity for government security clearance

-Interaction with executives

-Organized professional development and social activities.

 

We ask that each intern be available to work the duration of the ten weeks and commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week. This program is geared towards technical college students, actively enrolled at a four year university, who will be rising into their senior year. Juniors may be considered if they have declared their major and have qualified coursework.

Qualifications:

Must be a US citizen. May be required to obtain a government security clearance. Must be actively pursuing a 4 year degree at an accredited university. Must be pursuing a degree in engineering, mathematics, business, information technology, computer science, or related fields. An ideal candidate will be a rising junior or senior. An ideal candidate will have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Requires High School level plus some advanced training.