Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Wireless Applications Intern

IDT — San Jose, California, United States
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Job Description

The Wireless Power Applications Engineer Intern interfaces with Sales, Marketing, Product, Test and Design Engineering with a focus on customer application/design-in and collateral related tasks for new and existing products. The position is in the “Mobility” group which specializes in Handset and Wearable consumer applications.

  • Support customer applications by designing, building and testing demonstration and reference design circuits to meet customer specifications to support the sales of IDT’s Wireless Power integrated circuits.
  • May support the team with designing Evaluation Kits with GUIs/software which will be used by customers to evaluate Wireless Power products.
  • Perform Lab test and automatic measurement of analog/power management circuits using NI LabView.
  • Assist in designs and building application test fixtures, new device evaluation and customer demo boards including demo board instruction manuals and product datasheets.
  • Direct contact with customers and field application engineering staff for creating design solutions and troubleshooting system design problems.
  • Conduct Lab experiments on magnetic fields and Integrated Circuits designed to deliver or receive power wirelessly to smart phones, tablets, and other portable devices. Setup, measure, and report on controlled electronics experiments using inductive resonance circuits. Need to setup and create LabVIEW program to automate testing. Also may include running simulations, schematic entry and PCB design, soldering, other lab work.


  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree candidate in Electrical Engineering (internships apply to current students continuing school throughout the internship period).
  • Coursework in wireless or portable power management applications in the area of board level DC-DC and AC-DC applications.
  • Knowledge of circuit design, portable power device size and performance/thermal limitations - highly desired.
  • Analog and Power circuit design skills and medium Digital hardware design skills.
  • Lab test and measurement skills required to characterize new products and design application circuit solutions.
  • Excellent writing, technical drawing and verbal communications skills are mandatory for product datasheets, documenting lab reports and creating product application notes using MS Word, Excel and Visio.
  • Working knowledge of printed circuit board layout and fabrication as well as electronic assembly practices. Ability to use soldering equipment and have knowledge of hand assembly with SMT devices.
  • Ability to work at least 20 hours per week during semester courses and 40 hours per week during breaks.  Must be able to work in IDT’s San Jose office.
  • Local talent desired. (talent outside of the Bay area that can self-relocate on own may be considered).
  • Must have a positive team attitude: a ‘can do’ approach, good work ethic and willingness to learn and share ideas.

To be eligible for an internship at IDT, students must be currently enrolled at a college/university.

IDT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Location

6024 Silver Creek Valley Rd, San Jose, CA 95138, United States

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