Summer 2024 Electrical Engineering Intern- Princess Anne, MD

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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Peraton is seeking Summer 2024 Electrical Engineering Interns in our Princess Anne, MD location to support the Electrical Engineering department.


This position is on-site daily.


The Summer Intern will be given the opportunity to work on flight hardware and flight designs including design, analysis, and testing, as well as apply theoretical knowledge to solve real world engineering problems.


The Electrical Engineering Intern develops skills and principals of electrical engineering through their support of special projects within the sounding rocket electrical engineering group.


Responsibilities include:

  • Design and utilize ground support equipment to test and validate telemetry system components.
  • Perform environmental qualification testing of new sounding rocket components.
  • Develop programming applications to test and validate components utilizing software in C, C++, C# and Matlab.
  • Research and develop new engineering and specialty products.
  • Develop technical documentation to evaluate and check electronic systems.
  • Document the results of design, analysis and testing project tasks for technical reports and meeting presentations.
  • Develop electrical engineering skills, principals and application approaches through participation in mission testing activities and reviews.
  • Training will be required in:
    • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD).

Required Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma.
  • US Citizenship.
  • Must be an active student enrolled at an accredited university pursuing a BS/BA or MS/MA degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Knowledge or basic understanding of OrCad, Matlab and electrical schematics. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Must be local to the Princess Anne, MD location and/or able to commute on-site daily.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Junior level student status.
  • 3.0 and above GPA.
  • Experience with microcontrollers and PLD’s.
  • Experience with lab equipment such as multimeters, power supplies and oscilloscopes.
  • Experience in developing software applications in C and C#.

Target Salary Range

SCA / Union / Intern
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range



An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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