RF Applications Summer/Fall Co-Op

Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location: Woburn, MA, 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: 70175 

Job Description

Additional resources in Woburn DAS BU Applications team will help win new business and support ongoing business with our worldwide customers.  Customers are becoming more demanding in support from their vendors and a student co-op3 can assist the existing team with tasks to further our technical support internally and externally.

Job Summary:

The RF Applications Engineering Co-Op role sits within an existing applications team supporting Skyworks IoT and Broad Market products which are sold to customers around the world. The Co-Op will join a highly trained and motivated team of applications engineers based in Woburn Massachusetts. The Co-Op will be exposed to many different technical disciplines through their real-world projects and tasks, such as semiconductor technologies, packaging technology, RF test engineering, ATE test engineering, semiconductor qualifications and system engineering, just to name a few.  

The products supported by this team, include, but are not limited to:

  1. IoT RF Front End Modules (FEM’s)
  2. LTE RF Low Data Rate Front End Modules (FEM’s)
  3. Reference Designs with SoC partners
  4. Multi-pole multi-throw switches for antenna management
  5. Wifi switches for transmit/receive functions
  6. GPS LNA’s

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist Applications team with customer specific testing across frequency and power levels
  • Run product simulations in ADS to assist customers with optimizing their system with Skyworks products
  • Evaluate portfolio products listed above on custom designed evaluation boards
  • Work with RF Designers, Project managers and Product Engineers as part of new product development
  • Assist in product documentation
  • Create customer presentations explaining complex concepts
  • Utilize various RF tools to conduct RF measurements in an engineering lab environment 

Job Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in an MS or BA/BS program studying Electrical Engineering, or similar
  • Must be returning to school following this Co-Op assignment
  • Able to commit to the Summer/Fall Co-Op program which runs from June 2023 to December 2023 (6 months)
  • Successfully completed at least one course in RF / Microwave Technology or Wireless Technologies
  • Exposure to and experience with using ADS simulation tool
  • Experience with VNA's, spectrum analyzers, noise figure meters, power meters, etc.
  • Interest in the RF/Microwave/Antenna/Wireless Technology field
  • Proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

The typical pay range for an Engineering intern across the U.S. is currently USD $26.00 - $47.50 per hour and for a Non-Engineering intern across the U.S. is currently USD $22.50 - $42.00 per hour. Starting pay will depend on level of education, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S.


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. 

Nearest Major Market: Woburn
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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