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2023 Summer (May - Aug) Intern, Electrical Engineering

Chamberlain Group

Chamberlain Group

2023 Summer (May - Aug) Intern, Electrical Engineering

Oak Brook, IL
  • Responsibilities

    Chamberlain Group is a global leader in access solutions. Our leading brands like LiftMaster, Chamberlain, Merlin and Grifco are found in millions of homes and commercial applications across the globe. Our innovative products powered by the myQ digital ecosystem provide customers with smart access solutions to move safely through garages, homes, communities, businesses, and storage facilities.

    At Chamberlain Group, we hire smart people to work on cool products for a connected world.

    Our Engineering teams—spanning mechanical, firmware, machine learning and AI, cloud, and mobile technologies and more—reinvent access by combining hardware with cutting-edge, cloud-based solutions to create a safer, smarter customer experience. At CG, we encourage flexibility, fun, and a healthy work/life balance, including remote options.


    The Electrical Engineer Intern is responsible for applying knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices in general hardware and radio frequency design to projects that have limited complexity. The main emphasis is on design, development & sustainability of consumer products focused on access control. Wireless remote controls, Garage Door Openers, Gate Openers and Commercial Door Openers are examples of access control products. The ability to support other hardware & firmware engineers in day to day tasks is required. Additionally, this position requires the engineer to interact, communicate and contribute within a cross functional team environment.

    This role will support:

    • Analyzes, designs, debugs & tests digital and analog circuits with limited complexity

    • Impedance matching of radio frequency circuits and antennas

    • Schematic capture & PCB design using Altium Designer

    • Simulation of hardware circuits in PSPICE, Electronic Workbench or Genesys

    • Write design specifications and test reports

    • Performs bench testing of designs

    • Performs other duties as assigned


    • Rising Senior standing towards a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering strongly preferred

    • Must be committed to the duration of the Program Semester

    • Must be local as 3 days are required to be in the Oak Brook office

    • GPA minimum: 3.5 on a 4.0 point scale

    • *Must possess an unrestricted right to work in the United States

    Currently, not hiring individuals for Intern/Co-Op roles who currently (or in the future) require sponsorship for employment, including candidates with OPT authorization.


    • Experience with simulation software such as PSPICE, Electronic Work Bench, Genesys


    • Driven to learn new ideas and design practices

    • Good verbal and written communication skills

    • Experience with MS Office tools

    • Experience with electrical test equipment such as oscilloscope, power supply, signal generator, spectrum analyzer or network analyzer

    • Experience with LabVIEW test automation software

    • Soldering skills



    • Intern or co-op experience


    • ADS is a plus


    At Chamberlain Group, our people make our organization. We value the skills, strengths and perspectives of our diverse team. We strive to create an environment where employees can flourish and succeed. We stand for excellence-but also for each other. We stand strong...because we stand together. Our cultural attributes describe how we live our Values. At Chamberlain Group that means being One Team, Effective, Passionate, Accountable and Creative.


    Chamberlain Group's headquarters is a 4-story, state-of-the-art new building in Oak Brook, Illinois. Designed for natural light and surrounded by a 3/4-mile walking path, Chamberlain Group HQ was designed for better health, better collaboration and better performance.


    Chamberlain Group's Career Development Intern Opportunities are designed to give college students an opportunity to complement their formal education with career-related experience.

    In an effort to accomplish this, students must:

    • Share ideas and provide new insight

    • Handle confidential information in a professional and ethical manner

    • Assume personal and professional responsibility for his/her actions and activities

    • Maintain professional relationships with Chamberlain Group’s employees, clients, and customers, both internal and external

    • Work on applying knowledge acquired in the classroom to real-world business situations

    • Develop a self-awareness of attitudes, values, and behavior patterns that positively influence the work environment

    • Utilize learning opportunities such as training, meetings, or conferences offered by Chamberlain Group.

    • Complete work assignments in a thorough, consistent, and punctual manner

    • Adhere to Chamberlain Group’s policies and procedures

    Chamberlain is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. You will be considered for this position based upon your experience and education, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, ancestry; marital, disabled or veteran status. We are committed to creating and maintaining a workforce environment that is free from any form of discriminations or harassment.

    Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence

    NOTE: Staffing agencies, headhunters, recruiters, and/or placement agencies, please do not contact our hiring managers via email or phone or other methods.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us

    Chamberlain Group, the corporate parent company to LiftMaster, Chamberlain, Merlin, and Grifco, designs and engineers residential garage door openers, commercial door operators, and gate entry systems.

    We are global leader in access solutions. Our brands are found in millions of homes and commercial applications globally. Our innovative products powered by the myQ digital ecosystem provide customers with smart access solutions to move safely through garages, homes, communities, businesses, and storage facilities.

    We’re committed to providing our people with leadership opportunities that empower them to achieve their greatest potential. We foster a collaborative environment with the tools, knowledge and resources to keep moving careers forward. At Chamberlain Group, our Intern and Co-Op opportunities are designed to challenge and provide students with the necessary experience for a long, successful career. This includes networking events, professional development workshops and real-world assignments.