Power Electronics for Energy Systems area

Palo Alto, CA | internships

Job Description

Student in electrical engineering or related field

About the Job


PARC is seeking exceptional electrical engineering interns to participate in a project exploring novel designs for next-generation power converters, including those that use wide-band-gap semiconductors.

Responsibilities will include SPICE simulation, circuit fabrication, testing and data analysis.


  • Background in electrical engineering. (Exceptional students in related fields are encouraged to apply.)
  • Familiarity with basic power converter topologies.
  • Laboratory experience.
  • Experience with SPICE simulation.

Desired Experience

  • Familiarity with RF circuit design techniques.
  • PCB design and layout with Allegro a plus.
  • Ability to work independently.

About PARC

PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients.

Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms – from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing – and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses.

As one of the most prolific innovation centers in the world, PARC offers an exceptional internship experience.  Considered valuable members of our community, interns are fully integrated into the daily activities of PARC's highly collaborative, multidisciplinary culture.

For more information on the PARC internship program visit http://www.parc.com/internship

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