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5G Cellular Systems Engineer Intern

Location: San Diego, California
Job Category: Engineering - Systems

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5G Cellular Systems Engineer Intern

Summer 2021 internship applications are open September 2020.  Samsung Semiconductor summer internships start in May/June 2021.

Join us for a unique 12-14 week paid internship that offers personal and professional development. You’ll work with the teams that create new computing system architectures needed to support emerging machine learning applications, internet of things (IoT) and edge computing that benefit millions of users.  This program will give you the opportunity work on complex solutions to that address some of the world’s most complex technological challenges.


Based in San Jose, California, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. (SSI) is a multi-billion dollar subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, Ltd. and a world leader in Memory, System LSI and LCD technologies.  We provide the widest range of memory, logic, storage devices, LED components and LCD/OLED panels to enhance the user experience in home entertainment, mobile devices, lighting and computing. SSI has advanced R&D labs focused on product design and research in memory, displays, logic, image sensors, and mobile technologies. 

Samsung Modem R&D Lab in San Diego is seeking a talented, highly motivated individual to join our team as an intern. In this team, you will work on cutting edge technologies than can significantly enhance the ability of Samsung products and platforms.  The internship is an excellent opportunity to learn system design, implementation, and verification of modem chips for latest 3GPP cellular standards such as New Radio (5G), LTE, V2X as well as connectivity technologies such as BT/WiFi etc.


  • Research new wireless communication system design for baseband and RF domains
  • Understand the latest wireless communication standards and systems for 5G and beyond
  • Develop signal processing algorithms for 5G and other wireless communication systems
  • Apply machine learning approaches to wireless communications problems


  • Expertise in communication theory, signal processing, estimation theory, optimization, applied mathematics, learning algorithms
  • C/C++ and MATLAB coding skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, teamwork and presentation skills
  • PhD track candidate



Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.


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