RF Systems Engineering Co-op or Intern - Fall 2021 - 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) seeks a co-op or an intern to join our RF Systems Branch for fall 2021. Students will assist Research Engineers in various RF system engineering tasks. Students should be interested in learning about RF and mixed-signal simulations, design, integration, and testing.

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:
Perform 3D EM modeling and RF/Analog circuit simulations
Testing and characterization of RF, Analog, and Digital components and systems
Analyzing measured test data
Developing and executing automated test scripts
Generating schematics and PCB layout
Assist engineers with creating supporting technical documentation

Required Minimum Qualifications


Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
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. Starts fall 2021
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 Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering 
3.0 or higher cumulative GPA

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of RF, Analog, and Digital circuit simulation, design, and test
Experience with various lab instrumentation including: Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, Oscilloscope
Familiarity with any of the following software tools: Altium Designer, NI LabVIEW, Keysight ADS/SystemVue, ANSYS HFSS, Cadence, CST Studio
Knowledge of PCB schematic capture, layout, and fabrication process
Good written and verbal communication skills
Familiarity with office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to quickly learn new software applications and tools

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

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

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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RF Systems Engineering Co-op or Intern - Fall 2021 - SEAL

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA 30303

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