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Leidos Science Planning Intern in Alexandria, Virginia


Job Description:

Summer Intern: Assist with science logistics planning for Antarctica:

Opportunity to learn about science & research management, science in remote locations; government support contract for National Science Foundation and the US Antarctic Program (USAP).


Primary Responsibilities

Data entry and data management

Document review including proposals and requirements documents; opportunity for technical writing

Assisting science planners as needed, including development of operational plans and documents, compiling data

Assist with research for and compiling of information for annual USAP Science Planning Summary

Compile Google Earth coordinate data and maps (will train to use Google Earth)

Basic Qualifications

College student at least sophomore level; familiarity with MS Office Excel and Word (PC).

Good writing skills, comfortable with computers

Candidates must be enrolled in a degree program in a relevant discipline.

Your GPA needs to be included on your application and resume.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: major/background: natural/physical sciences and/or data management/analysis/technical writing;

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:None


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Intern

Job Family:Intern Technical

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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