The MITRE Corporation Machinist/Sheet Metal Fabricator Co-op/Intern in Bedford, Massachusetts

Machinist/Sheet Metal Fabricator Co-op/Intern


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 nation’s most critical problems? Do you want to be mentored by engineers and scientists that are experts in their fields?

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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.

Join MITRE’s Prototype Fabrication (T825) team in fabricating prototypes for sensor, communication and navigation systems. Entry-level Co-op Machinist/ Sheet Metal worker to work with direct supervision in Fabrication of mechanical parts used to support various testing and systems.

Key Functions:

This position requires a highly technical individual with a high degree of initiative and ingenuity. The candidate will work directly with shop personnel, designers and technical staff using sound knowledge of shop procedures. In addition, the candidate may work with engineers and technicians in the testing of devices they have made.


Desired Skills:

Candidate must be able to work from prints, sketches and oral instructions to construct simple parts and devices, to perform machine work on state of the art and standard machine shop equipment including CNC machines, and to use a variety of precision measuring devices to check dimensions to close tolerances. Finally, the candidate must be able to plan and lay out work determining the sequences of operations and equipment to be used and set up machinery to be used in machining operations. Candidate must have basic math skills that include algebra and trigonometry.

Preferred Education/Experience:

Currently attending a technical high school.


  • Students need to be currently enrolled and will be enrolled the following semester in a full-time in an accredited degree-seeking university program.\

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  • 70% of MITRE’s full-time jobs require US government security clearances, therefore many internships require that the candidates be clearable.\

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Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Job Posting Feb 7, 2018, 12:00:00 AM

Req ID: 00049204