MIT Lincoln Laboratory Group 107-Summer Research Program Intern (RF Networks and Signals) in Lexington, Massachusetts
The Advanced Capabilities and Systems Group is an agile, innovative, multi-disciplinary team developing novel system and technology concepts that address the nation’s critical security challenges. The group leverages focused analysis to understand solutions to defense and intelligence problems, and then develops the solutions in a fast cycle of experimentation and prototyping. The group supports the Army, Air Force, Navy, Special Operations Forces, the Intelligence Community, and other government agencies in a wide variety of prototyping efforts principally focused on radio frequency systems and autonomous systems. The Group consists of talented technical staff with expertise in electromagnetics, signal processing, radio frequency systems, antenna design, statistics, optimization, machine learning, autonomous control, software engineering, and embedded systems.
The Advanced Capabilities & Systems Group is seeking summer internship candidates to conduct research and analyze advanced wireless communication, radar, and electronic warfare techniques and signal processing algorithms both in the laboratory and in the field. Strong candidates will have experience with signal processing theory, which may include digital communications, RF propagation phenomena, modulation and coding, medium access control, and/or multiple access techniques.
In addition to the above topics, there are other potential summer internship opportunities with the group, and we will broadly consider candidates meeting the position requirements below.
Pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or similar field.
Demonstrated excellence in communication skills and the ability to convey technical concepts in a clear, concise manner to a wide spectrum of audiences.
Experience in signal processing techniques, data analysis tools (e.g. MATLAB), and C or C++ programming is strongly desired.
Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.
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