Electrical Engineering Intern
Power Electronics, Battery Cell
Posted on 10/19/2022
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Co-op A: January-August
  • Co-op B: May-December or June-December for quarter system students
  • Must be currently pursuing a bachelors, masters, or PhD degree at an accredited university
  • Actively pursuing a degree or one closely related in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar
  • Deep understanding of ADC, DAC and high precision voltage and current measurement circuit design
  • Experience in EMI and mitigation methods
  • Develop detailed computer simulations (PSpice, LTSpice, TINA, etc) to investigate and verify the circuit design performance
  • Experience in design of microprocessor/FPGA based controller boards
  • Programming experience in C/ C++ and capability of delivering high-quality code for MCUs
  • Familiar with SPI/CAN and RS485
  • You will be responsible for the development of the controller board of power converters such as PFC and DC-DC converters
  • Work closely with the power electronics team to deliver in-line power electronic solutions for formation processes
  • Test and debug prototype of power converters for Rivian's cell technology
  • Able to work as a team and independently
  • Curiosity: demonstrate level of interest that enables inventiveness
  • Execution: demonstrate that follow through is given as much attention as problem solving
  • Capable of working as a member of a team across several cross functional disciplines, including product design, quality, construction, production, supply chain, controls, external vendors etc
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in the testing, debugging and validation of power converters, energy storage sub-systems and batteries is a plus

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team