Student Intern 2 - Engineering

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Adamstown, MD, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 63024 

Job Description

Assists Manufacturing and Process Engineering Departments by performing various Engineering related tasks, such as measurements, data collection, analysis and monitoring of core Ceramic Material processes in support of the manufacture, fabrication, and evaluation of ferrimagnetic, ferromagnetic and dielectric based ceramic materials and products.

Under the guidance and supervision of various Staff Engineers, the Engineering Intern /Co-Op will interact with Engineering and Manufacturing personnel to conduct reviews of material requirements and compatibility of processing methods.   The Engineering Intern /Co-Op will compile and evaluate test data to determine appropriate limits and variables for a specific process or material specifications.   The Engineering Intern /Co-Op will be encouraged to conceive, plan and carry out experiments and associated activities requiring Engineering concepts to define and select methods that may involve the development of new or improved processes for solid oxide powder formulation & synthesis, powder & slurry processing, forming and pressing, ceramic sintering and post firing evaluation of ceramic material properties and associated electrical characteristics.

job description continued:

Depending on the specific assignment, the Engineering Intern /Co-Op must be able to work in a Manufacturing area or a Laboratory environment, attend and participate in regular Engineering or Project meetings and be prepared to present data or discuss results as necessary and provide formal status updates to assigned Supervisors or Engineering Mentors.

The Engineering Intern /Co-Op must be able to work effectively as a member of a team or carry out tasks independently.  They must follow all Company policies, rules and procedures as defined by Skyworks and Trans-Tech referencing the company’s Safety, Environmental and Sustainability policies and programs.

The Engineering Intern /Co-Op must be able to work in and around the Ceramic Manufacturing environment and understand the basics of Ceramic Material processing.  Also able to travel to local University campuses to perform advanced analytical testing and measurements.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a MS (preferred) or BA/BS program studying Ceramics Engineering, Materials Sciences and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering
  • Available for the full duration: June - November 2021
  • We will not consider candidates who've already graduated
  • Completed coursework and/or exposure to Solidworks, Materials Analysis or JMP
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of a team
  • Ability to work in a Ceramic Manufacturing environment and understand the basics of Ceramic Material processing



Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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