• Power Applications Intern

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Power Engineering
  • Job Description

    Job Description

    As an Intern for Power Applications you will carry out simulation, analysis, design and test of high-frequency switching circuits, from gate drive to a complete AC/DC, DC/DC or DC/AC converter using SiC devices under supervision of senior engineers.  The primary goal of this intern position is to model the thermal performance of TO-263-7L devices in a new reference design. Another task is to conduct survey and evaluation of existing gate drive circuits used in high-frequency switching power supplies, and provide cost-effective and reliable gate drive solutions for SiC devices. A successful candidate must have a good knowledge of designing high-frequency power converters, thermal modeling using ANSYS software, thermal measurement, and strong communication skill.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Currently working towards a MS, or Ph.D degree in Power Electronics
    • A passion for power electronics, power devices and applications
    • Good understanding of power circuit topologies and theory of feedback loop control, and basic circuit-design and analysis skills
    • Can read, understand and draw schematics with at least one electronic CAD tool for schematic capture
    • Experience with thermal simulation tools - ANSYS
    • Experience with Microsoft Office tools and Mathcad, and simulation tools - LTspice or OrCAD
    • Can use basic lab equipment including oscilloscope, function generator and network analyzers, and tools to build and modify circuits during design debug
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Understanding of layout and EMI/EMC issue in switching power supply is preferred
    • Hands-on experience, previous internship and/or project experience is preferred



    Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

    Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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