RQN068 – Computer Science Intern

Posted 2 months ago

Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation Job Announcement

Position Title:  Computer Science Intern      

Location:  Arlington, Virginia

Position Requisition Number:  RQN068

Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation:

The Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation (VT-ARC) provides unique access to the broad and rich research enterprise found at Virginia Tech. VT-ARC forms multi-disciplinary teams to apply innovative solutions to the real-world problems that strain our social, political, industrial, and economic foundations.  Specializing in the identification and use of fundamental research, VT-ARC performs contract R&D on larger scale problems and at technology readiness levels beyond those generally addressed by academia.  VT-ARC combines significant technical expertise with program management skills to deliver robust solutions on schedule and on budget.


The Computer Science Intern works during the summer months to support a range of development tasks across VT-ARC’s portfolio of analytics and machine learning projects. Example projects include applying algorithms to model and forecast data and enhancing/supporting existing code base, impact analytics, and automation of science analytics tasks.

Required Education, Certifications, Skills, Capabilities:

  • Student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science only.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team contributor with a mission focus and emphasis on service, integrity, and excellence.
  • Attention to detail.

Desired Education, Certifications, Skills, Capabilities:

  • Experience programming in R and Python.
  • Experience with version control (Github).
  • Experience with data modeling and forecasting.
  • Record of innovation and creative problem solving.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills desired.


The duties of this position shall include, but are not necessarily limited to (and not listed in priority order):

  • Reports to the Info Sciences and Analytics Division Director.
  • Supports analytics development tasks as assigned.
  • Supports custom tool development.
  • Maintains and develops existing R and Python code.
  • Supports innovation and marketing projects as assigned.
  • General Administrative support.

Primary Work Location:  Arlington, Virginia – this position does not qualify for long-term mobile/remote work or telework.

Special Work Conditions:  May require work outside of corporate core business hours.

Security: Must be a US citizen.

Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, military status, gender, religion, age, or disability.

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