Intern - Electrical Engineer

COMPANY:  Raven Aerostar

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104 Arlington, VA, US, 22202

STATUS:  Nonexempt
REQ ID:  30802


At Raven, we aspire to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. This purpose drives the work and passion of our team members, and it unites our businesses. For over 65 years, we’ve collaborated together, learned together, grown together, and served together. Discover a career with Raven and help us solve the world’s next great challenge.


Ever focused on connecting, protecting, and saving lives, Raven Aerostar is dedicated to solving great challenges in Aerospace and Defense. Specializing in stratospheric platforms, radar systems, protective wear, deployment operations, and more, our team provides total solutions that support the customer’s mission or scientific research objectives — continuously innovating at the edge of the space and beyond.  


Raven Industries is currently seeking an Intern for the 2022 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.


  • Focused on hardware design and a 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.

  • Performs technical work that does not require previous experience.

  • Work within a team environment to deliver a product.

  • Attend Raven sponsored training and educational seminars.

  • Engage and participate in Raven sponsored events.

  • Complete summer end internship presentation.


  • 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. Raven 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 in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.


Raven is 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.

As a federal contractor we are required to fulfil requirements of Executive Order 14043 which requires that and Aerostar Technical Solutions’ team members are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 1/18/22.

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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