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Internship - Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer - Summer 2019

Date posted 12/14/2018

Job ID#: 21800BR
Company: General Atomics
Job Title: Internship - Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer - Summer 2019
Job Category: Engineering
City: Huntsville
State: Alabama
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Job Summary
General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineering Intern to join our Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) Group located in Huntsville, AL. This position is available for undergraduate students to participate in supervised practical training in a professional field.

  • Participates in the day to day activities of assigned functional area assisting in the completion of non-routine and advanced tasks such as modeling antenna patterns, assessing link budgets, designing circuits, and analyzing performance of new RF systems for use in new satellite, missile, and projectile designs.
  • Assists in applying knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve non-routine problems.
  • Assists in developing electronic and hard copy reports, records, diagrams and charts.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications
  • Typically requires enrollment as an undergraduate or graduate student at a recognized college or university.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred.
  • Specialization in microwave, millimeter wave, monolithic microwave integrated circuit, and waveguide design is preferred.
  • Must possess: (1) the ability to understand new concepts and apply them accurately; (2) the ability to follow general and detailed instructions as well as organizational policies and procedures; (3) good communication and interpersonal skills to enable effective interface with internal professionals; (4) the ability to work independently or in a team environment; and (5) basic computer skills.
  • Must commit to at least a 10 week summer internship.

Travel Percentage Required :
0% - 25%

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