10-15-18

Electrical Engineering Intern (Paid)

Experience: Minimum: 3+ years undergrad study plus lab experience towards B.S. in Electrical Engineering; Preferred: BSEE & progress towards MSEE or PhDEE

Location: Chicago, IL

Duration: Full-Time

Company Description: NuCurrent is a leading technology and IP company in the high growth field of wireless power and is emerging as the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies. Spanning across industries including auto, consumer, industrial, IoT, mobile, wearables and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to enable wireless power transfer in new product releases. The Company supports product teams within large companies to bring wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs and better technology, while pushing the boundaries of system performance, charge speed, user flexibility and form factors. NuCurrent is a fabless technology company with a robust network of certified manufacturers and is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

Supervisor’s Title: VP Engineering

PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCTION:

    • Perform modeling, testing and other hands on work to develop and qualify NuCurrent’s products, support the sales process and improve efficiency of the engineering process. You will focus on fundamental research supporting wireless power antenna and circuit testing that leverages NuCurrent’s proprietary antennas and state of the art equipment and tools.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learn and understand NuCurrent’s technology
  • Work with full time engineers to assist in testing and research projects
  • Learn from full time engineers and through personal initiative
  • Assist in design, implementation and troubleshooting of circuits
  • Assist in extensive hands on testing with prototypes and production boards
  • Assemble, solder and organize components for testing and sampling to clients
  • Learn about the wireless power industry
  • Have fun! Few people get an opportunity to work in an awesome startup at the cusp of a potentially revolutionary market

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Essential
    • Min: 3+ years of coursework towards BSEE; Preferred: BSEE pursuing MSEE or PhDEE
    • Lab experience and competence in soldering and utilizing test equipment
    • Ability to multitask on multiple projects
    • Experience with numerical computing software (e.g. Matlab)
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Passion for innovation

    Good to have

    • Experience in wireless power applications
    • Tinkerer mentality
    • Experience in developing products
    • Experience with electronic circuit design using common software tools (e.g. Altium)
    • Experience in hardware design and development in antenna/RF
    • Experience in troubleshooting circuit boards using lab equipment (e.g. signal generators, oscilloscopes, analyzers)
    • Good understanding of electromagnetics (especially the behavior of magnetic fields in the range of 100 KHz 100 MHz)