Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.
ABB’s Electrification business is a leading provider of a full range of protection, control and measurement solutions – enabling safer and smarter electricity flow from substation to the point of consumption. We deliver products and systems designed to connect, protect and control electrical systems, ensuring reliability, efficiency and safety for equipment and personnel.
Our R&D engineers and scientists develop breakthrough technologies that change the way the world works and industries do business. We constantly push the limits of convention, while retaining our focus on delivering solid returns for our customers and shareholders.
ABB is seeking an Intern who will contribute to our power electronics-related research and development activities. The mission is to develop technologies for a number of power electronic applications, such as power supplies, motor drives, and solid-state protection devices. Positions are available for Summer and Fall of 2021.
The role reports to the PE Department Manager and is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. As a Power Electronics Intern, you will be working as a part of project team in the US leg of ABB Corporate Research (USCRC). We encourage personal initiative and entrepreneurial behavior and in return offer a challenging and rewarding work environment.
- Participate in research projects: Understand the technical requirements and identify components for new designs Plan, build and adapt test circuits and Conduct laboratory tests, analyze data and improve/optimize the solution.
- Interact and actively communicate with other team members in the research organization and with suppliers of novel components for power converters and protection devices.
- Deliver results in the form of numerical models and hardware demonstrations in support of new scientific knowledge and technical design recommendations; and internal technical reports and presentations.
- Currently enrolled in a US-based Master’s or PhD program in Engineering, preferably Electrical Engineering
- Specialized coursework and research/project work in power electronics.
- Printed circuit board design and assembly experience.
- Embedded programming experience.
- Experience with EMI/EMC issues.
- Ability to learn quickly and work in teams.
- Strong skills in effective communication and networking.
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Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.
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