Microelectronics Undergrad Intern Researcher – The Aerospace Corporation – El Segundo, CA

Requisition ID: 17341

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation’s space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?



The Aerospace Corporation is seeking a Mcroelectronics Undergraduate Intern Researcher for an internship opportunity. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.

The qualified candidate will become part of the Microelectronics Technology Department in the Electronics and Photonics Laboratory in the Physical Sciences Laboratory.


Works with technical staff in the development and execution of experiments using semiconductor test equipment

Works with technical staff to design and fabricate custom electrical and/or mechanical hardware fixtures.

Characterizes microelectronic and nanoelectronic devices for space applications

Operates semiconductor process equipment in a cleanroom environment

Analyzes data collected during experiments and collaborate in authoring of reports for our customers.

Participates with an interdisciplinary team in ongoing research or technical programs with academic collaboration partners.

Applies standard techniques and procedures to carry out a series of prescribed scientific and engineering tasks.

Training and mentorship will be provided.


Performance standards to be successful in this internship position include:

Strong written and oral communication skills

Must work well in a team environment

Must possess strong organizational, time management and project management skills

Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational need

Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations

Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company’s values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and Objectivity.


Currently enrolled at an accredited college/university degree program pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in physics, chemistry, electrical and computer engineering, or related program

Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

Experience working in a laboratory environment

Minimum GPA 3.0

Must be able to obtain a security clearance

US Citizenship required


GPA 3.5 or higher

Active security clearance

Experience with semiconductor or microelectronics characterization

Experience with nanoelectronic device characterization, expecially carbon nanotubes

Experience using Matlab, Labview, Python and Microsoft Excel.

Experience in circuit board design and fabrication.

Experience working as part of a team on complex projects under tight schedules.

Participation in extracurricular activities related to engineering.

Experience in developing and delivering presentations

Temporary housing assistance is not available.

The Aerospace Corporation functions as the nation’s independent testing, assessment, and research center for national security space systems, specializing in advanced military space systems. Aerospace offers summer internship positions at our headquarters in El Segundo, California, and our campuses in Chantilly, Virginia, Colorado and New Mexico to give students the opportunity to work in the scientific, technical, or administrative areas of the company.

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Additional Requisition Details


Clearance Requirement: None

Access: None

Polygraph: None

Employment Type: Casual

Work Schedule: Part Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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