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Engineering Intern / Student EE and CE

Company: Penn State University
Location: university park
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


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The Cyber Innovation Division of the Communications, Information, Navigation Office (CINO), within The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at The Pennsylvania State University, located at University Park, is seeking Undergraduate interns to support research, development, and engineering activities. Penn State's Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) is a Department of Defense (DoD) designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), which serves as a center of research excellence in a multitude of areas. ARL conducts basic and applied research, exploratory development, and advanced development in support of the U.S. government organizations; contributes to the educational objectives and research goals of Penn State; and promotes the transfer of advanced technology to the U.S. government.

The mission of CINO is to provide innovative solutions to challenging national problems in sea, land, air, space, and cyber domains through basic and applied research, rapid prototyping, as well as demonstration and fielding of technologies. CINO focuses on developing the most advanced technologies and to provide expert knowledge for our Navy, Army, and other U.S. government sponsors in the following concentrations: Communications and Imaging, Cyber Innovation, Navigation Research and Development, Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, Information Science and Technology, Visualization and Decision Support, Institute for Non-Lethal Defense Technologies.

As an intern you will be working with cooperative team of experienced engineers to support laboratory operations related to:

* Development

* Test and evaluation

* Project management

This position is ideal for those with interests in electrical engineering with a focus on digital signal processing (DSP), software and/or firmware development, or business management. Depending on your area of study, you will learn or strengthen practical skills such as simulation/analysis with MATLAB, programming in C#/C++/Python, drafting electrical schematics, solid modeling, hardware interfacing, electrical fabrication, working in Linux, and aspects of project management.

Undergraduate students with the following majors are preferred: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Business.

One vacancy per degree is available.

Candidate selected may be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.

ARL is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce.


Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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University Park, PA

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