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General Dynamics Information Technology Systems Associate (Intern) in Rome, New York

Type of Requisition: Temporary

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Job Family: Interns

Sponsorship is not available for this role

At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.

What sets a GDIT internship experience apart from other organizations in the industry?

GDIT’s Summer Internship Program is designed with you in mind! Our internship provides you the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that is helping to solve our clients’ most challenging matters. Throughout GDIT’s 10-week Summer Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to do the following:

  • Work side-by-side with GDIT professionals delivering work for clients.

  • Collaborate with a team of peers to research and propose solutions to a current business challenge.

  • Participate in a mentoring circle led by an early career champion.

  • Interact with GDIT leaders.

  • Participate in professional development.

How You’ll Make this Internship Opportunity Your Own

GDIT is seeking a talented Systems intern who is passionate about the design, integration, and management of complex systems over their life cycles. This individual must be motivated to deliver innovative capabilities that directly impact some of GDIT’s most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country.

A Day in the Life

  • Assist in researching, designing, developing, and/or modifying enterprise-wide or customer systems

  • Assist in performing systems modeling, simulation, and analysis

  • Assist in testing, diagnosing, and fixing incidents

  • Participates in large system and subsystem planning

  • Help ensure that applications and systems are compliant with established quality standards and meet customer and regulatory requirements

  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

  • Participate in special projects as required

The Must-Haves

  • Currently enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree program in computer science, IT, engineering, or other STEM field from a United States-based college or university or high school (must be over the age of 16)

  • Desire to learn new software languages and technologies

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, and Teams)

What You’ll Need to Deliver Your Best Every Day

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate technical terminology, concepts, and issues in terms understandable to both technical and non-technical resources

  • Ability to build meaningful relationships with manager and members of your team in a remote environment

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities

  • Intuitiveness with an ability to identify and solve complex problems related to rapidly changing technology

  • A sense of genuine, intellectual curiosity and a nimble mindset

What you Offer as a Stand-Out Candidate

  • Familiarity with systems and demonstrated proficiency in various programming languages

  • Understanding of software development best practices

  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills

GDIT interns are paid and full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks with starting on June 6, 2022. Applicants should have a minimum of one semester remaining in their studies after their internship concludes. Take the first step and apply today!

Note: We receive a high volume of applications and review them on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Our goal is to follow up with you within two weeks of your application.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.