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Intern, Characterization - Summer 2024

🚀 Summer Internship

San Diego

AI generated summary

  • You need RF knowledge, circuit theory skills, and lab equipment proficiency. Experience with programming languages and a collaborative attitude are also key. Pursuing a Bachelor’s or MSEE in EE or CE is required.
  • You will work on characterizing product performance, integrating hardware and software, and reporting status updates to internal customers and management as an Intern at pSemi for Summer 2024.

Summer Internship

EngineeringSan Diego


  • As a characterization engineering intern, the candidate will support validating and characterizing leading edge RF Integrated Circuits. Candidate will be exposed to multiple aspects of an NPI RF lab, from reviewing customer specifications, implementation of measurement as it pertains to specification, and automation of data collection and data processing to generate reports that fulfill our DV and characterization requirements. The candidate should have the ability to learn, move fast, continuously develop new skills and provide timely deliverables.


  • In order to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Critical Thinking: Skilled at finding logical flaws in arguments and plans; identifies problems and solutions that others might miss; provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems and complex situations
  • Working with Ambiguity: Achieves forward progress in the face of poorly defined situations and/or unclear goals; able to work effectively with limited or partial information
  • Displaying Technical Expertise: Keeps his/her technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; shares technical expertise with others
  • Driving for Results: Aggressively pursues challenging goals and objectives; will to put in considerable time and effort to accomplish objectives; takes a highly focused, goal driven approach toward work
  • Delivering High Quality Work: Critically reviews work processes to ensure quality; addresses problems that could impact quality; makes sure project deliverables and services meet all requirements and expectations; does not make the same mistakes twice
  • Minimum Qualifications (Experience and Skills):
  • Familiarity with RF concepts pertaining to design or measurement
  • Solid understanding of basic circuit theory
  • Familiarity of analog/digital circuit test and measurement methodologies
  • Proficiency with general lab equipment such as power supplies, o-scopes, multi-meters, spectrum analyzers
  • Understanding of filtering and mixing pertaining to spectrum analysis
  • Demonstrated experience with at least one of the following programming languages: LabVIEW, Python, Matlab, C/C++
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strength in documentation clarity and completeness
  • Preference for working in a collaborative group and cross-functional team environment
  • Willingness to exceed the minimum expectations
  • Education Requirements:
  • Current student in an accredited Bachelor’s degree program in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering or equivalent, preferably with completing 3+ year; or MSEE candidate

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Characterization: Work close with lead Characterization engineer to define, measure, analyze and document product performance extraction techniques and results
  • System integration of hardware and software
  • Status Reporting: Provide periodic status reporting to internal customers and management


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Diego