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Electrical Engineer Internship


Electrical Engineering Internship

Seeking a highly motivated student to fill an electrical engineering full-time internship position for the summer of 2020 with a potential opportunity to start immediately with a flexible part-time work schedule. The candidate is eager to learn, eager to contribute, and capable of effectively working and problem solving in both independent and team environments. The candidate will work within a multidisciplinary engineering team consisting of mechanical, electrical, and software/firmware engineers. As we will benefit from your assistance on projects, you will benefit from gaining valuable work experience, expanding your skill set, and reinforcing theory taught in class.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist with the analysis and design of electronics with circuit applications including analog signal conditioning, system control, and power
  • Perform component and architecture trade studies to determine optimal system solutions
  • Assist in the design, analysis, and test of underwater acoustic systems
  • Integrate, test, and troubleshoot electrical hardware
  • Perform solder rework of circuit card assemblies
  • Generate design and interface documentation
  • Document and present trade studies, analyses, test results, and status to the team

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to work independently
  • Proficient in analog circuit design principles, and linear systems and signals
  • Experience with MATLAB programming and SPICE simulation
  • Proficient with common lab equipment such as o-scopes, multi-meters, power supplies, and soldering
  • Strong documentation and communication skills
  • Strong physics background a plus
Education and Experience
  • Pursuing a BS in Electrical Engineering or similar degree, and entering junior or senior year

This position requires the applicant to be qualified to obtain and hold a DoD Clearance


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at [email protected] or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations. Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

  • United States Navy
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

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