Electrical Engineering Intern

Cree Inc. Durham , NC 27701

Posted 2 months ago

Electrical Engineer Intern

Our commitment to excellence doesn't stop with our technology, it extends to the people we hire. When you join Cree, you'll find yourself immersed in a culture similar to any startup environment - fast decision making, passionate people and constant innovation.

What can Cree do for you?

Cree offers an extensive 12-week internship program that aligns with our new hiring model and talent development strategy. Students a part of our internship program will develop knowledge and skills across their areas of interest while gaining insight into unit operations. Additionally, you will have the ability apply academic concepts to real world business challenges. An intern has opportunity to be a key strategic contributor from the ground up.

What can you do for Cree?

  • Bring enthusiasm, creativity, and an open-mind to help strengthen our culture and build on our success

  • Bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face

  • Learn from an experienced team

  • Deepen your understanding of classroom concepts

  • Gain real-world experience

What you need for success:

Enrollment in an accredited collegiate program

Maintains a 3.0 GPA or above

Excellent communication skills

Relevant Experience

Ability to work without sponsorship now or in the future

Who You'll Work With

As an Electrical Engineering Intern, you will have the chance to work with our Power/RF/LED Teams with the following responsibilities:

  • Apply standard electrical power and / or controls engineering techniques and procedures

  • Assists experienced Engineers in implementation of product changes into the production facilities

  • Assist in developing engineering calculations based on industry standards

  • Assist in developing major equipment specifications

  • Additional projects focused on the improvement of safety, quality, and throughput as needed at the supervisor's discretion

This role may require additional duties and/or assignments as designated by management.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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