jobs > 2019 Co-op and Summer 2019 Engineering Intern

About the Position

You will be paired up with a senior engineer at FIRST RF to explore development of communication RF systems, radar systems, conformal antennas, space and navigation RF systems, and/or millimeter-wave RF systems. This development may involve any cycle of a product - from beginning concept to production. You will work as a key member within projects to accomplish tangible goals that will expand your professional experience and your technical skill set. FIRST RF is an equal employment opportunity employer.

What You Can Expect

  • A fast-paced cross-disciplinary environment that requires excellent communication skills and a strong desire to take an active role in a team
  • Mentors and peers you can seek out to tackle problems cooperatively
  • Team members who will challenge you - and an expectation that you will challenge them
  • Work available to you in areas you probably have never studied or experienced; we want you to be open and eager to grow
  • A workplace where you will always have the tools you need to get the job done
  • To get your hands dirty working with the team in the design, fabrication, and testing of our products


  • Must have U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance
  • Working towards a degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (BS/MS/PhD)
  • A strong understanding of fundamentals in your discipline
  • A capacity to troubleshoot with basic test equipment in your discipline
  • Programming skills and experience highly desired (C, C++, Python, or MATLAB)
  • Experience with RF test equipment a plus
  • A desire to find, explore, and solve new and challenging problems
  • Attention to detail and the ability to spot errors and inconsistencies
  • Ability to work with a team at all levels of an organization
  • Exceptional communication skills (oral and written)
  • Comfortable in a lab environment
  • A resiliency to fail fast and often
  • A capacity to thrive in an environment that has few boundaries and infinite possibilities

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to


FIRST RF is a fast-growing, multidiscipline, privately owned small business focused on engineering and manufacturing of advanced technologies - speci cally in the area of antennas and radio frequency (RF) systems. We are an energetic team empowered with world-class facilities and resources. We promote a culture which prioritizes innovation and responsiveness. By making bold investments in the development of groundbreaking technologies, FIRST RF has elded award-winning products ranging from revolutionary passive antennas to highly complex active antenna systems.

AAP/EEO Statement

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual  orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that employment decisions be based on job-related factors.