Electrical Engineering Intern Job Description
SOFWERX is a venue operated under an agreement between the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and DefenseWERX, designed to increase collaboration and innovation in order to solve the most difficult warfighter problems. SOFWERX is a forum for accelerating delivery of innovative capability, and facilitating capability refinement through exploration, experimentation, and assessment of promising technology. SOFWERX is in the heart of Ybor City, at a neutral, easily accessible facility.
To design, prototype, and test electrical circuits, conduct research related to technology topics, and consult with subject matter experts. Must be able to work independently or as a member of a team on assigned technology related topics.
− MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR A SECURITY CLEARANCE
− Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
− Junior or Senior level, with a current GPA of 3.0 or above
− Experience with creating Arduino circuits
− Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) is a plus
− Software app experience on Linux, Android, Mac OS X or Ubuntu is desired
− Must be willing to learn or be familiar with test equipment: multi-meters, spectrum analyzers, mixed signal O-scopes, Vector Network Analyzers, and RF power meters
− Experience working with a variety of engineering students
− Effective written and oral communication skills
− Good planning and organizational skills- A high level of integrity, accuracy, dependability, enthusiasm, and confidentiality.
− Software app experience on Linux, Android, Mac OS X or Ubuntu is desired.
− Must participate in weekly market research and submit minimum required entries for new capabilities, technologies, companies, organizations, etc. that could contribute to the innovative ideas needed to create solutions for the warfighter.
− Hours of operation are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday
− Position requires a minimum of 15 hours and a maximum of 20 hours during the Fall and Spring semesters, and up to 30 hours during the Summer semester.
Rate of Pay:
− $14 - $15 per hour depending on experience and year in school
− Opportunity for follow-on internship based on performance