Summer 2021 - Electrical Engineering Internship - RF Hardware & Antenna Development

| Austin

Please Note: US citizenship or permanent residency is required for this position.

CesiumAstro is a rapidly growing space technology startup in Austin, Texas, developing out-of-the-box communication systems for satellites, UAVs, launch vehicles, and other space and airborne platforms. Our approach is unique, and our team is changing the world of space communications. Learn more about our company at https://www.cesiumastro.com.

The Cesium hardware team is looking for Summer 2021 interns to design and build RF electronics hardware and antennas for satellite communication systems.

RF hardware development interns will work closely with Cesium engineers on product development, schematic design, PCB layout, test, and manufacturing of space electronics. Areas of focus will include either board-level RF electronics design (e.g. front-ends with amplifiers, switches, filters, etc.) or antenna design. Assignments will be determined by a mix of project availability and the interests of the successful candidates.

Cesium interns regularly present their work to peers, mentors, and Cesium executive leadership throughout the course of the summer. As such, excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

To apply, please include a cover letter describing your interest in RF hardware or antennas and either space systems or communication systems, as well as your status as a US citizen or permanent resident.

CesiumAstro is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

All Cesium internships are compensated competitively and located at our facility in Austin, Texas.

Successful candidates will require, as a minimum:

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Science (MS), or PhD program in Electrical Engineering or Physics from an accredited university.
  • Advanced coursework in RF & microwave engineering.
  • Upper-level undergraduate coursework in electromagnetics.
  • Practical experience designing and building electronics hardware for a research project, competition team, extracurricular activity, or advanced engineering course.
  • Familiarity with electronics schematic and layout tools such as Altium.
  • Experience with PCB layout.
  • Hands-on experience with lab instruments such as network analyzers, power sensors, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, electronic loads, and signal generators.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred experience includes:

  • Advanced coursework in communication systems.
  • Advanced coursework in electromagnetics.
  • Familiarity with circuit and physics simulation tools such as Ansys, ADS, or CST.
  • Aerospace or automotive electronics design and development.
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Location

13413 GALLERIA CIRCLE, Austin, TX 78738

What are CesiumAstro Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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