Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB has four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by the ABB Ability digital platform. ABB's Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com
ABB is seeking an Intern who will contribute to our power electronics-related research and development activities. The mission is to develop technologies for a number of power electronic applications, such as power supplies, motor drives, and solid-state protection devices. Positions are available for Summer and Fall of 2020.
You will work as part of a project team in the US leg of ABB Corporate Research (USCRC). This position is based out of our Raleigh, NC facility. We encourage personal initiative and entrepreneurial behavior, and in return offer a challenging and rewarding work environment.
Participate in research projects: (a) Understand the technical requirements and identify components for new designs (b) Plan, build, and adapt test circuits; and (c) Conduct laboratory tests, analyze data, and improve/optimize the solution.
Interact and actively communicate with other team members in the research organization and with suppliers of novel components for power converters and protection devices.
Deliver results in the form of numerical models and hardware demonstrations in support of new scientific knowledge and technical design recommendations; and internal technical reports and presentations.
Currently enrolled in a US-based Master's or PhD program
Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.
Specialized coursework and research/project work in power electronics.
Printed circuit board design and assembly experience.
Embedded programming experience.
Experience with EMI or EMC issues.
Ability to learn quickly and work in teams.
Strong skills in effective communication and networking.