Electrical Engineering Co-Op


: $131,620.00 - $202,650.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

Job Description

The Electrical Engineering Intern will have an opportunity to develop circuit boards, firmware, diagnostic tests, and FPGA code for Alert Innovations mobile robots and related systems. The specific work the Intern will perform is dependent upon the candidates skills, interests, and the Electrical Engineering Teams needs at the time of the internship. The Electrical Engineering Intern will work on real production products and be assisted by Senior Electrical Engineers.

Why an Electrical Engineering Co-Op?

  • Being treated as a full-time employee; working on real projects that will go to and/or support the field; being supported while also having room to learn and make mistakes; accountability for your own projects
  • The flexibility to help shape your internship based on your interests that fit within the teams needs
  • Working alongside a passionate, diverse, first-class engineering team that wants to see you succeed
  • Alert's team-oriented environment where everyone pulls together to get the job done and then celebrates in shared success
  • Helping to create a product that will directly improve peoples lives

What Will You Do?

  • Design, document, test, and debug circuit designs and circuit boards
  • Work cross-functionally to test and debug robotic systems
  • Code firmware in C for microprocessors
  • Author diagnostic tests and utilities running on QNX in C, C++, and/or Python
  • Write VHDL for FPGA designs and/or simulation
  • Participate in design reviews and other engineering meetings


  • Have completed at least 2 years of a 4 year or longer degree in the field of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Robotics
  • A passion for engineering, learning, and robotics
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic Electrical Engineering principals
  • Ability to read schematics, electrical data sheets, and other technical documentation
  • Knowledge of how to use test equipment (ie. oscilloscope, digital multimeter)
  • Strong written and verbal communication, problem-solving, and logical thinking skills
  • Basic software background
  • Familiarity with C/C++/Python/VHDL preferred
  • Familiarity with Altium Designer preferred
  • Prior experience with robotics is a plus

Associated topics: chip, electrical engineering, electronic, informatic, java, linux, malware, python, radar, software engineer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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