Summer Internship Program

Explore IT and cybersecurity careers in Federal Government contracting and make a difference each summer!

Criterion hires paid summer interns to help support our information technology and cybersecurity professionals in the design, development, and implementation of services and solutions to support Criterion and its Federal customer base.

This program is designed for students who are just starting to explore IT careers and is open to rising high school seniors and freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in college.

Key Facts

  • 8-10 weeks (May through August)
  • 20 hours per week
  • Paid
  • Candidates should be currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program or a rising high school with a minimum GPA of 3.5.  
  • Interns will work at Criterion Systems, Inc. headquarters or customer sites depending on availability of workspace. Some interns will be required to telework/telecommute depending on assignment and availability of workspace. 
  • While not automatically designed to support earning credits for school, we are willing to work with the intern to support such an endeavor. 

Projects Available

We recruit interns for the following teams: 

  • Financial Management 
  • Information Technology  
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Business Operations 

Interns are expected to have a base level of technical and communication skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple activities at a time. Depending on the department or program that you support, job duties will include: 

  • Working closely with Criterion staff to provide briefs, support analysis, and draft presentations and documentation. 
  • Providing assistance and coordination to company-wide staff on issues and concerns in your area of work. 
  • Tracking internal and external issues relevant to the division’s focus area, such as legislation, regulations, news releases, and other events related to information technology and cybersecurity. 
  • Supporting other critical operations activities as required. 

Applications are now closed.

Summer Internship Program Highlights

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