Electrical Engineer – Intern

Department: Engineering
Location: Melbourne, FL

Avidyne Corporation is leading the general aviation industry in the design and manufacture of innovative and easy-to-use avionics systems. Avidyne products are widely recognized as best-in-class for their ease of use, and their “Flying Made Simple™” system design is intended to make general aviation safer, more accessible, and more enjoyable for pilots and their passengers. Avidyne has facilities in Melbourne, FL, Concord, MA, and Westerville, OH.

This internship is an applied training position for engineering students with a passion and keen interest in aviation to learn practical tasks and gain real world work experience. The purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive support and data validation to Engineers working with the design, integration, and support of avionics equipment.


  • Circuit design review, simulation, and analysis for embedded hardware.
  • Microcontroller selection and evaluation.
  • Lab data collection using oscilloscope, network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, etc.
  • Requirements capture, review, and validation testing.
  • Test development for both hardware and software (LabView, C++, Python, etc.)
  • Part obsolescence and maintenance engineering.
  • Prototyping, manufacture, and assembly.
  • Assisting with formal design verification and environmental testing (DO-160).
  • Product configuration control and management.
  • Redesign to meet cost reduction goals.
  • Implementation of changes recommended by Manufacturing Engineering.

Skills and Core Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in writing, verbally, and in technical documentation
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic about digging in and solving problems 
  • Adaptability and flexibility with moving deadlines, requirements, and changing focus.
  • Ability to build relationships with internal /external customers, suppliers, teams, managers and other key stakeholders

Education/Certifications/Licenses/Required Experience:

  • At least 2nd year completed toward a BSEE or BSCE

Desired Experience:

  • Design courses covering microprocessors and typical interfaces: I²C, SPI, etc.
  • Exposure to LabView graphical programming language, C++, and/or Python.
  • Exposure to SPICE (analog electronic circuit simulation).
  • Exposure to programmable logic devices, Complex Programmable Logic Devices (CPLDs) and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs).
  • Familiarity with lab equipment, signal generator, oscilloscope, network analyzer, etc.
  • Interest in general aviation, private pilot training.
  • Hands-on practical experience.


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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Avidyne provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, genetic information, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, family care status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability, medical condition, or with respect to any other protected class.