ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. – July 20, 2017 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), in partnership with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and iRelaunch, the return-to-work experts, announces iReturnSM: a 12-week "returnship" program that prepares candidates who have taken a career break of two or more years for a full-time career in one of several fields at Northrop Grumman through training, professional development and networking opportunities. This program is the first of its kind in the aerospace and defense industry.

Qualified applicants with technical, engineering or financial experience will become part of the Northrop Grumman team that is engaged with cutting edge technology on a dynamic portfolio of products that make the world a safer place for all of us.

“We understand the value that individuals with all types of experience bring to our company,” said Sandra Evers-Manly, vice president, global corporate responsibility, Northrop Grumman. “This program is designed to seek out those individuals who have continued growing and developing outside of the STEM workforce and help them successfully transition back into a full-time career with Northrop Grumman.”

Applications for the fall 2017 iReturnSM program are being accepted now through July 26. The first cohort will run from Sept. 18–Dec. 8 and prepare candidates for an effective re-entry into the workforce. The initial positions will be based in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Interested applicants can visit for more information and to submit their applications.

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Northrop Grumman Announces iReturnSM Recruitment Program in Partnership with SWE and iRelaunch