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Electrical Engineering Intern in Tewksbury

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Electrical Engineering Intern in Tewksbury
Tewksbury, MA Internship Paid


This learn-by-doing intern position will support the development of mobile scientific apparatus that combines the technologies of smart phone (ARM processor, Linux OS, Wi-Fi, GPS, USB…) with miniature spectroscopy systems. The ideal candidate with have a tremendous enthusiasm to both show the team what they can do, and to learn from senior staff.

The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary product development team that will design, test, and document electrical systems that will be integrated into state of the art analytical instrumentation, such as X-Ray Florescence (XRF) elemental analyzers, molecular vibrational spectroscopy, and other analytical technologies. This position will report to the Electrical Engineering Manager for R&D.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to analog and digital schematic design
  • Author and conduct electrical test plans using laboratory test equipment such as oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers, multimeters, and environmental test chambers
  • Embedded hardware support for microprocessors, microcontrollers, and FPGAs
  • Contribute to design reviews
  • Support flow of schematic and CAD files and their underlying libraries
  • Support senior engineering staff and whole team through central group-support activities
  • Validation and debugging of complex systems



  • Currently pursuing a BSEE degree


  • Basic circuit knowledge (classroom)
  • Completed an electronics lab
  • Competence in at least one computer programming language
  • Enthusiasm to learn by doing

About Us

As the world’s leader in serving science, at Thermo Fisher Scientific, our professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. We offer services and products that help customers around the globe in laboratories and clinics, on production lines, and out in the field.

We’re a driving force in the research, healthcare, industrial, and applied markets, generating more than $20 billion in annual revenue. No other company can match our range of customer touch points—technologically, geographically, or commercially. We help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe, and moving forward with thousands of important projects that improve millions of lives.

It's more than just something that fills our days. At Thermo Fisher Scientific, our work has a purpose. When you choose to #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’re investing your talent in an organization that not only will allow you to realize your best, but will also allow you to work with great purpose on a team of equally passionate coworkers making an impact in the world around us. The work you will do here is meaningful - both personally and professionally.

Fun Fact

25% of our current revenue is generated from products that didn’t exist 5 years ago.

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