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Northrop Grumman Intern, Aerosciences in Dulles, Virginia

Administrative Services


Your opportunities for achievement are limitless with Northrop Grumman Space Sector.

An internship at Northrop Grumman is unique. Sure, you'll learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that opens doors. But you'll gain something even more valuable: pride in what you've done. Join us and launch your career. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

The Tactical Space Systems division of Northrop Grumman seeking an intern to join the Aerosciences team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Problem abstraction, decomposition and analysis of continuum, rarefied and/or plasma flows in complex configurations by means of numerical techniques such as CFD, DSMC, PIC, etc.

  • Grid generation of internal/external geometries using structured multi-block, unstructured, hybrid and overset meshes for viscous, rarefied and plasma simulations. Problem set up, numerical execution and post-processing of solutions.

  • Use of High Performance Computing (HPC) Linux clusters for convergence and solution of numerical simulations.

  • Physical modeling and/or model implementation of plasma thrusters, chemical thrusters, flow systems, test set-ups etc.

  • Validation of numerical models by means of empirical data. Includes interpretation of data obtained experimentally and/or design of physical test set-ups.

  • Technical support to other engineering disciplines like Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C), Propulsion, Thermal, etc.

  • Generation of Statements of Work (SOW) and management of subcontract work to outside vendors.

  • Preparation and presentation of technical reports for internal and external customers.

  • Participation in program meetings and design reviews (PDR, CDR, etc.).

Job Category : Administrative Services