Graduate Research Intern – Intel

Job Description

Come join Intel Labs as an intern in our Photonics Research Lab. In this position, you will be working with senior researchers on design, fabrication, and characterization of silicon based photonics devices for applications in optical communications and sensing. You will be responsible for developing measurement and data acquisition techniques to characterize a variety of photonics devices, performing optical and electrical testing, simulation, and data analysis. You should have strong communication skills, ability to work both independently and in an interdisciplinary team, desire to succeed in a fast-paced and challenging professional environment. The internship assignment is usually for 6 months and renewable up to 12 months.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.Minimum skills and experience: – You must be pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optical Science or related fields with strong background in integrated optics and electro-optic devices.- You must have 1+ years of work or educational experience with electrical and optical testing, fiber-to-waveguide optical alignment, and time-domain and frequency domain measurements.Additional preferred skills and experience include: – A fundamental understanding of silicon photonics technology and its applications.- Basic knowledge of laser physics, semiconductor processing, fiber optics, planar lightwave circuits, semiconductor physics as related to photonic devices such as diode lasers and photo detectors, and a broad set of lab skills.- Familiar with characterization techniques of high speed optical components for fiber optical communications such as modulators and detectors. – Experience in integrated optics, photonics device simulation and characterization, data acquisition and analysis software such as LabView* and Matlab*. Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs is the company’s world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel’s technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel’s growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

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