Electrical Engineering Intern - Winter/Spring 2017

Synapse is seeking dynamic Electrical Engineering Interns to join our community!


We are looking for bright, motivated engineering students who want to apply themselves to product design engineering, prototyping, and hands on testing in the lab. You can expect to be completely immersed in product development including contact with our clients and vendors. We want people who are fast learners, enjoy working on teams, are creative problem solvers, are strong communicators, and know when to ask for help to get jobs done quickly.

Your Role

We try to involve our EE Interns in all stages of the product development process:

  • Brainstorming creative design solutions for engineering challenges
  • Helping our electrical engineering team with schematic part creation and schematic design
  • Working with our electrical engineers and in house layout team on PCB layout
  • Management of PCB part ordering, fabrication, and assembly
  • Testing and tracking electrical PCBs and components for prototype builds
  • Assisting our electrical engineering team with detailed validation testing


Interns will benefit from having the following interests/experience/abilities:

  • Embedded system design course work including: sensors, microcontroller based systems, mixed signal systems (Analog, Digital, RF)
  • Experience with PCB design (OrCAD, Altium, Eagle, Allegro, etc.)
  • Experience prototyping circuits (breadboard assembly, soldering surface mount components, etc.)
  • Experience with lab test equipment including oscilloscopes, power supplies, signal generators, etc.
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to work in small and large multidisciplinary teams

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in Computer/Electrical Engineering program from accredited school (new grads encouraged to apply)
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.

The application deadline for this internship is November 1, 2016. Winter/Spring internships start in January, and are approximately 4 months in duration.


We strongly encourage you to upload your portfolio in the application section labeled ‘Other’.

A portfolio should exemplify your skills and show projects you have worked on inside or outside of class. It should be a presentation of you and your experiences as it relates to the job qualifications. In lieu of a portfolio, you may submit a writing sample (for example, a presentation or paper from coursework).


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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