Healthcare Software Developer Intern

MITRE Corporation

Software Engineer Internship

Healthcare Software Developer Intern - (00054635)
Do you want to develop systems that 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? Do you want to join over 500 other interns for a summer full of learning, networking and fun?
MITRE’s 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 day—working 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.

Key Description:

Join our our Open Health Services Department working as our Healthcare Software Developer Intern for Summer 2020! Our department designs, builds and deploys open source digital healthcare services that support the Healthcare Triple Aim at national scale. We utilize sound software engineering practices to implement a secure software factory for the sponsor that follows current DevOps best-practices to allow rapid deployment of new capabilities from development through to production.

The internship will focus on open-source software development on healthcare libraries and applications while working closely with a team of developers in the Bedford Health Lab.


What does an ideal MITRE Computer Science/Software Engineering Intern have:
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied software engineering, human-centered computing, intelligent systems, platforms solutions, prototyping and experimentation
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following-Java, Python, XML, HTML, C#, Objective C; Database design & development including SQL.
  • Experience working with mobile environments and mobile computing
  • Experience working with design recovery, software analysis, and/or reverse engineering tools
  • Experience with a broad set of software development tools
  • Excellent academic performance
  • High level desire to help their nation solve its most critical problems
  • Exhibits the characteristics of a continuous learner
Minimum Requirements:
  • Currently pursuing a degree in computer science, software systems engineering, or a related technical field.
  • Experience or interest in the domain of health.
  • Familiarity with Java, Python or Go.
  • Students should have a 3.0 or better grade point average in Computer Science or equivalent.
Additional Information
* Students need to be enrolled full-time in an accredited degree-seeking university program and intend to be enrolled the following semester, as well (exception-we have a few internships for high school students)*
**70% of MITRE’s full-time jobs require US government security clearances, therefore many internships require that the candidates be clearable.**
****Many of our jobs welcome those students who have an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving.****

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Bedford
Work Locations: Bedford 01730
Job: Student
This requisition requires a clearance of: None
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Posting: Feb 13, 2020, 10:05:40 AM