Antenna & Microwave Engineer Intern

US - GA - Atlanta Ref #9683 24-Aug-2021

Job description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

As an Antenna & Microwave Engineer Intern, will work in the development of advanced ground and space antenna systems to advance the art of satellite and terrestrial communications. You will produce concepts and perform design, analysis, modeling, and testing of various types of antenna components and antenna systems. You will also have significant involvement with antenna components, waveguide arrays, waveguide structures, reflector antennas and feeds. You will take designs from the conceptual drawing board into the implementation of building and testing the finished product. If you have the flexibility to perform in a dynamic work environment and have a strong personal ownership of your work you will do well in this role.


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Previous coursework in Antenna Theory or Electromagnetics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship


  • Currently pursuing a Master's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Cooperative or intern experience in a relevant industry job, or research work with the Electrical Engineering department at a college or university
  • Exposure and some experience using 3D full wave electromagnetic simulation tools such as HFSS and/or CST
  • Some experience with GRASP for reflector analysis
This role requires vaccination under current guidance applicable to Viasat. As such, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 no later than January 4, 2022.

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required

Worker Classification:


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