ENSCO Careers-For Students, Engineering Internships and Co-op in DC Metropolitan

For Students

ENSCO offers the resources of a large company, yet has the flexibility and entrepreneurial opportunities of a small company. Every employee, no matter what level, plays a key role in the work we do. At ENSCO, you can provide real value to critical programs — your voice is heard, and your ideas can make a difference!

For an internship or co-op position at ENSCO

Click here to review our current opportunities. You may also submit your resume and profile for future consideration.

ENSCO Careers-Engineering and Technology Internships and Co-op OpportunitiesENSCO’s internships allow you to practice your academic knowledge in a real-world setting, and contribute to real-life critical issues, including world peace-keeping initiatives, robotics that protect U.S. soldiers, and life-saving transportation initiatives. We employ cutting-edge technologies and computer programming projects that directly impact worldwide and national issues.

Areas of technical expertise at ENSCO include support of national defense, transportation safety and asset management, systems engineering, and the development of new technologies.

Following is a sampling of the projects in which you could participate:

  • Supporting a government agency with signal processing and analysis to contribute to the fight against terrorism and world peace-keeping issues.
  • Supporting Kennedy Space Center operations by providing meteorological evaluation, analysis and support to NASA.
  • Providing software development and services in support of mission-critical avionics and flight control systems aboard the C-17, V-22, F-18, and B-2 military aircraft.
  • Developing, operating and maintaining a rail inspection system that prevents and reduces derailments and loss of life and property by detecting flaws in railroad track in order to prevent and reduce derailments and the loss of life and property.
  • Providing meteorological event and hazard information systems that help customers make critical decisions necessary for meeting their mission. Our comprehensive weather data integration systems acquire and process a broad set of meteorological measurements and observations for use by decision-makers.

The Intern Experience

ENSCO Careers-Engineering, Science and Technology Internships in DC Metropolitan AreaENSCO is committed to supporting experiential education opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. These positions are available to all students seeking hands-on learning in their professional fields, whether or not enrolled in a formal co-operative education program.

An internship or co-op position at ENSCO is an excellent way to learn more about your field, about yourself as a productive worker in that field, and about ENSCO as a place for beginning a challenging career upon your graduation.

We can arrange flexible assignments to meet your academic schedule needs throughout the year. Assignments can be full-time, or between school sessions or they can be part-time, while you are simultaneously enrolled in academic courses.

Most internship/co-op positions will be at our Springfield location in Northern Virginia, or at our primary locations in upstate New York and in central Florida. Either permanent U.S. residency, or the ability to obtain a security clearance is required for most positions.

ENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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