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MIT Lincoln Laboratory Group 64--Summer Research Program Intern in Lexington, Massachusetts

The Advanced Satcom Systems and Operations Group develops innovative architectures for next-generation satellite communications (SATCOM) systems. We perform systems engineering on test beds and operational prototypes to enhance capabilities of communications satellites, line-of-sight radio communications systems, and free-space optical communications systems. Researchers in this group design waveforms that more efficiently use the frequency spectrum, which can prove crucial in military satellite communication. We also develop adaptive antenna beamforming and signal processing techniques to improve system performance.

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The Advanced Satcom Systems and Operations Group seeks a summer intern to engage in design, analysis, modeling, and/or simulation of novel aspects for future wireless communications systems. The work may include signal processing, machine learning, information theory, and/or algorithm development for the most advanced communication satellites being developed.

The successful candidate must be working on a PhD, MS, or BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and have the ability to work with abstract concepts. Skills and experience in one or more of the following areas are required: C/C++ and/or Java, database design, graphical user interfaces, and XML. A background in signal processing or digital communications is beneficial, but not required.

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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