Electrical Engineering Intern Level III

Slac National Accelerator Laboratory Menlo Park , CA 94025

Posted 2 months ago

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a multipurpose laboratory for astrophysics, photon science, accelerator and particle physics research, has an employment opportunity available for an electrical engineering or applied physics graduate student who is interested in high power RF technology or accelerator science and seeking to gain work experience.

Reporting to the Accelerator Technology Research (ATR) Department Head, the intern will be part of a team developing electromagnetic design for radio frequency (RF) components for accelerators and microwave amplifiers. He/she will assist the engineering staff with the design, simulation, fabrication, and test of RF devices.

Note: This is a 3 months non-benefits eligible temporary-nonexempt position (work at 50% full-time equivalent or more), not to exceed 980 hours in six consecutive months. Eligible applicants must be at least 18 years of age, currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program, and have U.S. work authorization.


  • Graduate level standing at an accredited U.S. university

  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to complete assignments

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative work environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Coursework in electromagnetic theory and RF/microwave circuits

  • Experience with microwave networks or electromagnetic finite element analysis codes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced to doctoral candidacy

SLAC Competencies:

  • Effective Decisions: Uses job knowledge and solid judgment to make quality decisions in a timely manner.

  • Self-Development: Pursues a variety of venues and opportunities to continue learning and developing.

  • Dependability: Can be counted on to deliver results with a sense of personal responsibility for expected outcomes.

  • Initiative: Pursues work and interactions proactively with optimism, positive energy, and motivation to move things forward.

  • Adaptability: Flexes as needed when change occurs, maintains an open outlook while adjusting and accommodating changes.

  • Communication: Ensures effective information flow to various audiences and creates and delivers clear, appropriate written, spoken, presented messages.

  • Relationships: Builds relationships to foster trust, collaboration, and a positive climate to achieve common goals.


  • Interpersonal Skills:
    Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for environment, safety and security; communicates related concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Meets the applicable roles and responsibilities as described in the ESH Manual, Chapter 1General Policy and

  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All staff at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. SLAC is an E-Verify employer.

Final candidates are subject to background checks prior to commencement of employment at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

Internal candidates, who are selected for hire, may require degree verification and/or credit checks based on requirements of the new position.

For Clery Act Information click here: http://www.stanford.edu/group/SUDPS/safety-report/security-authorities.shtml

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Electrical Engineering Intern Level III

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