Antenna Systems Division Co-op/Intern Summer 2022 - SEAL

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

GTRIs Cooperative Education (co-op) program offers you extensive opportunities to participate in diverse scientific and technological endeavors, use state-of-the-art equipment and rapidly improve your technical and leadership skills. The program allows you to alternate three semesters of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school.

Georgia Tech Research Institute's Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory (SEAL) is currently seeking students to assist Research Engineers with modeling and simulation, circuit design, and testing. Students should be interested in learning about electromagnetics, RF engineering, high power microwaves (HPM), radar, and electronic warfare.

Due to the nature of the work at GTRI, job duties will depend upon contract and sponsor needs. Students could participate in the following projects/tasks:

  • Assist with and independently perform RF measurements
  • Program test equipment to automate measurements
  • Produce MATLAB code as directed to perform modeling and simulation of HPM, radar, and electronic warfare systems
  • Perform electromagnetic simulations using HFSS, CST, and/or FEKO
  • Assist with RF, digital, and mixed signal circuit design
  • Document and present research results

Required Minimum Qualifications


  • Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Physics
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Must be eligible to be approved by your college/university to participate in a co-op program and register for co-op credit with your university during work terms
  • Must be able to complete at least three full-time co-op terms (alternating three terms of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school) prior to graduation


  • Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Physics
  • 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed at least one upper division (300 to 400 level) course in electromagnetics, RF/microwave engineering, or antenna design
  • Experience with laboratory test equipment including: Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, Oscilloscope
  • Experience with MATLAB, Python, and/or LabVIEW
  • Familiarity with the following software: Keysight ADS, HFSS, CST, and/or FEKO
  • Ability to perform research independently
  • Ability to prioritize tasks while working on multiple projects
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Familiarity with Office applications including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Hours per Week

40 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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Antenna Systems Division Co-op/Intern Summer 2022 - SEAL

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Atlanta, GA 30303

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