Intern - Electrical Engineer (Spring/Summer 2023)

COMPANY:  Aerostar Technical Solutions

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57108

STATUS:  Nonexempt
REQ ID:  34582


With more than 65 years of lighter-than-air innovation and expertise, we're dedicated to connecting, protecting, and saving lives through our work in Aerospace and Defense.


Our team is committed to rapid innovation of highly technical and groundbreaking technology that enhances security and connects the world. Specializing in stratospheric platforms, radar systems, protective wear, and deployment operations, our team is continuously innovating at the edge of the space and beyond.


Aerostar International is currently seeking an Intern for the 2023 Summer or Summer/Fall Semester(s). This will be a full-time, Monday - Friday, 40 hours/week position.  The intern will have responsibilities to research, design, fabricate, and test components and subsystems for use on product lines including stratospheric balloons, radars, and airships. Tasks will be assigned according to the specific aptitudes of the applicant.

Essential Functions

  • Focused on hardware design; majority of the work must be performed in-office.
  • Learn the product development process and apply to design efforts on your own project.
  • Develop, build, and test printed circuit board and cable assemblies and/or develop FPGA firmware.
  • Document design and testing as appropriate on each phase of the project.
  • Perform technical work that does not require previous experience.
  • Work within a team environment to deliver a product.


  • Minimum of 2 years towards a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering; 3 years preferred.
  • Experience with PCB schematic capture and layout preferred.
  • Hands on experience in manufacturing, testing, and/or lab settings is highly desired.
  • Basic proficiency with oscilloscopes and power supplies highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with Xilinx tools and FPGAs preferred but not required.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously without close supervision.
  • Proficient with a computer, including Microsoft Office.



Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. We not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.   We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.


We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


We are a manufacturer covered by ITAR 22 CFR 120-130 and all team members must be a United States Person.


Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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