Intel Optical Design Engineer Intern in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Responsibilities may be quite diverse of a technical nature. U.S. experience and education requirements will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the job. Job assignments are usually for the summer or for short periods during breaks from school.

As an optical design intern, you'll be responsible but not limited to:

  • Lab testing of various passive and active optical and photonic components including discrete devices and integrated.

  • You will work closely with component and module design engineers for component characterization, optical sub-assembly testing, and data analytics.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through relevant training and/or research experience.

Minimum qualifications:

Must have a MS in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optical Science or related technical discipline.

6 months experience with following:

  • Optical & photonic component characterization

  • Optical and module testing

  • Knowledge/comfortable with optical simulation

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently be enrolled in a PhD program

  • Good background in optical waveguide, semiconductor laser, electro-optic modulator, and PIN/APD photo detector

  • Previous experience in Silicon Photonics

  • Experience with statistical data analysis and process

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....