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Aerospace & Aeronautics
Summer Intern - Engineering Graduate Student
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The Aerospace Corporation | El Segundo, California
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Job Description

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to projects for civil agencies like NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, commercial companies, universities, and international organizations in the national interest.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, and that produces superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Duties for this position: Engineering Intern

  • Participate in the development of digital communication and navigation system proof of concept and test bed systems.
  • Analysis of signal processing performance using Matlab, Python, or similar simulation environments.
  • Prototype of cutting edge real-time systems for emulation and proof of concept.
  • Research pertaining to advanced signal processing,GPS technology and/or reconfigurable communication processing
  • Activities include analysis, simulation, design, and evaluation of signal processing algorithms and equipment, as well as laboratory testing, system-level RF design and associated data-acquisition software development.
  • Work will involve close contact with the department technical staff

Security Clearance: Unclassified
Requisition Number: 6791


  • BS in Electrical Engineering , Computer Science or related discipline is required.
  • Progression towards a Graduate school degree ( MS or Ph.D )
  • Laboratory experience is preferred.
  • Exceptional academic background and programming experience in C/C++, VHDL, Python and/or Matlab are desired.
  • Candidate must also have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Preference is given to candidates with achievements in one or more of the following areas:
    • Digital design, FPGA design, radio electronics, laboratory software development, signal processing algorithms development and implementation.

About The Aerospace Corporation

The Aerospace Corporation, a world leader in the application of space technology, provides advanced scientific and engineering services for space and related high technology systems. As an independent, nonprofit corporation operating a federally funded research and development center, Aerospace performs objective technical analyses and assessments for a variety of government, civil, and commercial customers.