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Electrical Engineering Intern - Advanced Engineering Technology

Function:  ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
Requisition ID:  2391
Location:  Middletown, PA, US, 17057-3142
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Education Experience:  -
Employment Experience:  -
Travel:  None

Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com.


As one of the largest business units of TE Connectivity, TE Industrial is a leading global solutions provider with a broad portfolio of components and system solutions for clients in various industries. The growing demand for personalized products, a never-ending stream of new market requirements, the need for consistently high product quality, and an increasing interconnectedness make the use of highly advanced production systems a must. TE's Industrial solutions provide the basis for this flexible production — by helping our customers to become more connected, addressing Smart Factory needs, connect and transmit vast amounts of data quickly, enable connectivity in harsh environments, increase productivity, meet localized manufacturing needs, and realize energy efficiency requirements. Industrial's primary goals include enabling smarter automation, enabling smarter rail transportation, and empowering intelligent buildings.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s internship program is designed to provide interns with real world experience to enhance classroom knowledge. Uniquely crafted assignments and meaningful projects provide interns with a challenging 10 – 12 week experience. Interns will gain exposure to senior leadership and be given professional development opportunities. At the end of the summer, interns will be provided the opportunity to pursue full-time placement within TE Connectivity.

 

The Advanced Electronic Solutions team provides the research and new product development capabilities for TE Connectivity’s Industrial business segment. This group focuses on generating next generation product ideas in the embedded electronics and smart connectivity space, proving these concepts through circuit design and prototyping, and transferring these prototypes to the product engineering teams for bringing to market.

The AES group is a highly entrepreneurial, highly concept- driven electronics prototyping environment. Novel ideas are encouraged and brought to fruition within the Advanced Development framework, and significant

latitude and many avenues of exploration into a concept or idea are available. An engineer in AES must be able to conceive, plan, and execute projects across a variety of disciplines.

 

The summer 2017 electrical engineering intern will contribute directly to the advancement of ongoing development projects in the areas of harsh environment servomotor control, novel material-based sensor development, and next generation rail-borne power monitoring platforms.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Desired Characteristics and Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in Masters or Graduate studies for Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • High level of initiative and drive toward creative exploration, creation, and learning
  • Must demonstrate openness in communication, willingness to ask questions, and ability to discuss technically complex material with engineering colleagues, including presentations of development progress and findings
  • Strong ethics, integrity, and reliability are required
  • Competent with surface mount soldering and electronic assembly
  • Familiarity with lab prototyping equipment: Oscilloscope, DMM, power supplies, x-ray inspection, laser cutter, etc.
  • Digital/analog electronics exposure, circuit theory competence
  • Working knowledge of ECAD (especially Altium Designer)
  • Schematic design experience
  • Electronics testing and verification

 

Potential Development Opportunities:

  • Electrical embedded hardware design
    • Schematic capture and update
    • Circuit improvement conception and implementation
    • PCB layout and prototype fabrication
    • Circuit design, testing, and debug
  • Embedded software developer
    • C/C++/Java/Python
    • Embedded Linux and RTOS
    • IoT/Cloud Focus
  • Hands-On Electronics Prototyping
    • Assisting engineers with prototype builds (PCB/SMT soldering and testing)
    • Assisting technician with cable assembly

 

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

 


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