MIT's Lincoln Laboratory, in Lexington, MA, is operated as a federally funded research and development center for advanced technologies in support of national security.
Lincoln Laboratory's activities focus on the design and development of complex systems, usually incorporating new technologies, devices, and components. The Laboratory's mission areas are space systems and technology; air, missile, and maritime defense technology; communication systems; cyber security and information sciences; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems and technology; advanced technology; tactical systems; homeland protection; air traffic control; biotechnology; and engineering.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory Beaver Works, which includes the new AeroAstro Beaver Works facility, is a campus resource that supports project-based learning through programs designed by Lincoln Laboratory engineers and MIT faculty to challenge students to solve real-world problems. Contact Beaver Works or call 617-324-7457.
The Laboratory offers student employment opportunities, which may be viewed on its website.