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Physical Design Engineer – Graduate Intern

Posted on 6/28/2024



10,001+ employees

Develops AI, analytics, and cloud-to-edge technology

Industrial & Manufacturing

Compensation Overview

$63k - $166kAnnually

+ Stock + Bonuses

Remote in USA

Hardware Engineering
Electronic Hardware Engineering
System Hardware Engineering
Required Skills
  • Candidate must be pursuing a Master's or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • Experience with industry standard EDA tools doing RTL to GDS design.
  • Theoretical knowledge or qualifying coursework in SoC Design Flows.
  • Knowledge of VLSI circuits, design techniques, and sub-micron CMOS technologies.
  • Experience in designing high-speed, low-power digital circuits, floor planning, timing convergence, and layout verification.
  • Familiarity with logic synthesis and automated place and route tools.
  • Understanding of computer architecture and logic design fundamentals.
  • Proficiency in hardware description languages such as Verilog or System Verilog.
  • Collaborate with architects, logic designers, and analog engineers in evaluating implementation details of complex design features.
  • Perform all aspects of the SoC design flow from high-level design through synthesis, place and route, timing analysis, and power reduction.
  • Complete family and/or block-level floor planning, power supply and power grid planning and analysis, logic synthesis of design blocks, clocking network planning and analysis, and physical verification.
  • Conduct formal equivalence verification, auto place-and-route using Synopsys ICC tools, timing verification using Synopsys Prime Time, and physical verification including Layout vs. Schematic (LVS), Design Rule Checks (DRC), Electrical Rule Checks (ERC), and Design for Manufacturability checks (DFM).
  • Participate in reliability verification, debug and resolution of integration issues at the parent level, design reviews, and design signoff flows.
  • Assist in the preparation of the full-chip layout design database for introduction to manufacturing.

Intel is a leading provider of AI, analytics, and cloud-to-edge technology, driving innovations in self-driving cars and environmental restoration. Their expertise spans AI, analytics, and cloud-to-edge solutions, powering cutting-edge advancements in various industries, including self-driving cars and environmental restoration.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Santa Clara, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



We Invest in Your Life and Career: Intel offers a complete and competitive package of benefits1 that demonstrates how much we care for employees and their families through every stage of life.

Great Minds Deserve Great Rewards: We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs.

Intel Fuels Career Acceleration: Curiosity drives us to change the world. We provide employees opportunities to expand their knowledge, leadership abilities, and skill set.

Vacation, Holidays, and More: We offer opportunities for employees to refresh and recharge—from paid vacation time and holidays to flexible time off programs.

Health Benefits for the Whole You: We provide multiple benefits and resources to help employees take care of themselves and their families.