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Title:  Applications Engineer - Intern

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country:  US
State:  NC
City:  Durham
Business Unit:  Broad-based Solution Business Unit
Office:  REA(Durham)
Job Function:  Application Engineering
Job Type:  Temporary

Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.


The Renesas Mobile Power Team is seeking an enthusiastic student who is focused on power electronics to work with our high performance DC-DC power converter product development team. The internship entails working under the guidance of a mentor to understand and characterize the performance of a mobile power controller.


The candidate will be exposed to the product development cycle of a power management IC.



  • Learning our advanced control architecture with a mentor
  • Product validation and characterization (hands-on work in the lab) with guidance
  • Technical documentation preparation
  • Schematic generation and layout exposure using Cadence tools
  • Set up and execution of simulations of power converter circuits using Simplis
  • Interfacing with other engineering discipline
  • Competitive analysis


We are looking for a self-starter with leadership skills and expertise in the following areas:

  • Working towards a degree in Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering
    • Required courses: Analog circuits, control theory, and modeling of analog circuits
  • Basic DC/DC converter topology exposure desired
  • Use of equipment such as oscilloscope, power supplies, electronic load, and function generator and basic lab troubleshooting skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

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