Electrical Engineering Intern

Sleep Number - Minneapolis, MN3.6

The Electrical Engineering Intern role is a 10 week Summer internship within the Electrical Engineering department.

Assist electrical engineers in circuit board programming, verification and debugging.
Support electrical design activities including Bill of Materials maintenances and prototype build processes.
Conduct standard Sleep Number and Safety Listing laboratory tests.
Assist senior level technicians in conducting performance testing of electromechanical assemblies using test instrumentation.
Compile and maintain test reports, procedures, prototype requests, equipment specification, equipment warranty data, service and maintenance logs etc.
Assist other technicians with design validation & verification along with reliability/durability testing for new products both before and after product launches.
EMC compliance testing and solutions

Experience, Education & Certifications:
Junior or Senior year college student majoring in electrical engineering; and, currently participating in major-level courses

Knowledge, skills & abilities:
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize
Ability to work independently and/or within a team environment.
Conscientious, team player who drives for results
Ability to multi-task and manage numerous projects simultaneously.
Ability to design and execute validation & verification tests.
Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings
Ability to conduct competitive evaluation and performance benchmarking of products, with input from engineers and technicians.
Experience in electronics (PCBA) assemblies is a plus.
Excellent trouble-shooting skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with common data acquisition systems.

Working Conditions (if applicable):
Ability to work up to 40 hours per week (Full-Time).
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
While the Research and Development Team is flexible in accommodating interns’ class schedules, a weekly and daily fixed schedule is to be defined and adhered. Deviations from the schedule are to be handled on an as-needed basis, and clearly communicated with, and approved by, the manager prior to each event.