Electronic Warfare and Avionics Intern – Summer 2024 - Warner Robins, GA - ELSYS

Submit Resume ID: 499383
Type: Students: Intern
Location: Warner Robins, GA
Categories: Other

Job Description

The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) seeks an Intern in the Test Engineering Division (TEN) for the Summer 2024 semester in Warner Robins, GA. ELSYS/TEN researches existing and emerging military systems, primarily avionics used to protect the US and allied aircraft. ELSYS/TEN develops a wide range of products that range from threat protection systems that fly on military aircraft, software applications that enable testing of avionics systems, cybersecurity studies for avionics systems, and mobile military applications to enable aircrews to use modern mobile devices to fly safer and more efficiently. The student will work under the guidance of GTRI researchers performing one or more of the following activities:

  • Software development testing and validation
  • Electronic hardware development, sustainment, testing, and troubleshooting
  • Cybersecurity analysis, policy implementation, and compliance
  • Object oriented and web development and testing
  • Electronic attack system development and testing

Required Minimum Qualifications


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Electronics Technology or similar technical areas.
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Must be registered for Full-time Internship Credit

Preferred Qualifications

  • Task / team leadership experience
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas
  • Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
  • Experience with electronics hardware assembly 
  • Experience with basic laboratory equipment
  • Experience in one or more programming languages
  • Experience in the use of configuration management tools
  • Secret Clearance

Hours per Week

40 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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