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Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. MACOM has multiple design centers, Si, GaAs and InP fabrication, manufacturing, assembly and test, and operational facilities throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. In addition, MACOM offers foundry services that represents a key core competency within our business. The foundry provides access to, and control of our broad range of proprietary technologies in an asset light, cost effective structure. 

MACOM sells and distributes products globally via a sales channel comprised of a direct field sales force, authorized sales representatives and leading industry distributors. Our sales team is trained across all of our products to give our customers insights into our entire portfolio.

Our global organization of skilled engineers is driven every day to solve the world’s most demanding wireless and wireline application challenges. We’re proud of our more than sixty years’ of hands-on experience designing and building analog semiconductor technology across the RF to Light spectrum. 

Microwave Test and Characterization Lab Intern

Job Description:

This is an undergraduate summer intern position in a design group which works on high frequency semiconductor devices in the range of several MHz to over 40GHz using Gallium Arsenide monolithic microwave circuits (MMICs) and some silicon Integrated Circuit technologies. The successful applicant will join the group over the summer vacation and undertake varies tasks mainly in the Engineering lab where the designed devices are tested and their performance evaluated. This involves the use of state-of-the-art lab equipment and will lead to and understanding of this equipment, as well as some electronics, semiconductor and microwave measurement experience.

Besides assuming responsibility for some of the lab activities, project work will be undertaken: this will be defined early in the internship to ensure the scope is aligned between company needs and the interns career goals and skill set.


Job Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of undergraduate study (at the time of starting) with plans to, and grades sufficient to support entry into the next year of undergraduate study.
  • The successful candidate will be inquisitive and have an interest in engineering and learning about the Microwave semiconductor industry.