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Power Amplifier Design Engineering Intern

Experience Level:  Internship
Job Type:  Intern

IA - Hiawatha, US

Requisition ID:  6117

Qorvo’s Internship Program is designed for college students currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD program.  Qorvo offers real work experience, exposure to upper management, and the opportunity to pursue full time opportunities, as available.


Qorvo’s Internship Program offers:

  • Challenging, skill-building assignments
  • Mentoring and coaching from industry experts
  • Lunch & Learns and other learning opportunities
  • Collaborative team-based work environment
  • Networking and social events
  • Final presentation to business leaders


Qorvo’s Power Amplifier (PA) Design Engineering Interns are offered in our Advanced Cellular Engineering business group.  Specific projects and responsibilities will be determined based on the business needs at the time of the internship assignment.


Responsibilities may include:

  • Work in a fast-paced team environment designing power Amplifiers and supporting power amplifier development for RF modules used in wireless communication applications.
  • Perform schematic capture, simulations, and layout of PA integrated circuits, modules, and evaluation boards.
  • Meet performance requirements while also considering size, cost, footprint, and schedule.
  • Produce designs with increasing complexity from customer demands for 5G, LTE, carrier aggregation, multiple antennas, filters, and power management.
  • Adapt to new customer requirements for ruggedness, ESD, and quality.
  • Work with signal generators, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and power meters to compare simulated data to real lab data.



  • BS, MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering
  • Student must have completed some analog/RF circuit design course work
  • Exposure to RF measurement equipment such as, spectrum analyzers and network analyzers preferred
  • Software Exposure:  ADS, FEM, HFSS, Momentum, Cadence
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Self-Starter with good communication skills
  • Effective organization skills for systematic planning and scheduling
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to convey complex technical information
  • Detail oriented to ensure design and delivery of high yielding products
  • Be able to enjoy working in fast paced work environment

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