Antenna & Microwave Eningeer Intern

US - GA - Atlanta Ref #9679 23-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, you be part of a team of experienced individuals as they develop antennas and microwave components for Viasat’s Remote Sensing Antenna Systems and Satellite Communications Terminals. As part of your daily tasks, you may be selecting or designing microwave components, designing antennas, developing specifications for key microwave components, developing test plans and procedures, testing antennas and microwave components, reviewing the test data, and creating the test reports. You may also perform G/T and EIRP analysis and testing. In this role, you will see your designs become a reality.


  • Currently pursuing a Master's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Class work or experience in Electromagnetic Theory, Antenna Design, Microwave Component Design and/or Satellite Communications
  • Familiarity with analytical & programming tools (e.g., HFSS, TICRA, Mathcad, Matlab, etc.)
  • Interpersonal communication skills (both oral and written) and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently and with coordinated group design activities
  • Ability to analyze requirements, develop test plans/procedures, and document test results
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week internship


  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Hands-on design experience through laboratory testing and system measurement
  • Previous internship experience
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Minimum education:


Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required

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