2023 Intern - Analog Design Engineer

National Instruments Corp.

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Austin, TX

Job Description

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Job Overview:

R&D Hardware Engineering Intern - Analog


As an Analog Hardware Engineering Intern, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced engineers in the development of specific hardware and software products. You will be assigned an insightful mentor, who will guide you through your project and work term for a successful project experience. You will learn and enjoy the unique opportunity to be exposed to many aspects of the product development cycle, including design, prototyping, development, testing, and manufacturing production.


Core Responsibilities

  • Learn professional techniques and perform tasks for one or more of these areas: circuit design and analysis, schematic entry, board layout, or board validation.
  • Work and interact with a wide variety of NI staff in R&D hardware and software organizations
  • Develop hardware and software solutions for design validation
  • Perform research as required to complete your projects
  • Diagnose and debug technical challenges


Basic Qualifications

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or similar STEM related field
  • Sophomore or above standing
  • Understanding of electronics, computers, and programming
  • Strong interest in learning about and working with digital, analog, RF, and computer technologies
  • Strong proficiency in both frequency-domain and time-domain design
  • Proficient in designing control systems
  • Basic understanding of digital design principles
  • Strong work ethic and drive to succeed
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Work effectively in a group development environment
    • Strong problem-solving skills; enjoy problem solving
    • Take initiative, be a self-starter, and work independently
    • Persistently drive tasks and projects to successful completion
    • Take ownership of goals, schedules; manages time well
    • Listen attentively; grasp and engage in fast-paced technical conversations

Why NI?

There are many reasons to consider joining a company. Key among them are the people, the ideas, and the technology. At NI, we believe in the power and potential of connecting the three to create a path to success. 

The people: We’re looking for curious and creative problem solvers who value diversity and fresh perspectives, are bold and kind, and willing to take chances. 

The ideas: What did you want to be when you grew up? Did you want to program robots? Build flying cars? Leave the world better than you found it? At NI, we build on the big ideas of big dreamers to make their visions a reality. 

 The technology: With our tailored, software-connected approach, we support our customers through all phases of the product development cycle. From 5G and medical innovations to autonomous driving and the future of space travel, we help our customers Engineer Ambitiously every day. 

We’ve long been globally recognized as a top employer. Our compensation and benefits are very competitive, as are our modern workspaces, career development and mobility opportunities, and a culture that fosters belonging and emphasizes community giving. We encourage our teammates to challenge the status quo and collaborate with one another to build innovative solutions.

No matter your career path, we’re here for you, for each other, and for the next generation of innovators who think bigger, aim higher, and go faster. Are you up for the challenge of helping shape humanity for the next 100 years? If so, let’s get started, and let’s Engineer Ambitiously together. 

National Instruments is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.