About InterDigitalInterDigital develops fundamental wireless technologies that are at the core of mobile devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry’s most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience that are years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world’s leading wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S&P MidCap 400® index.Job Summary:InterDigital is seeking a highly motivated intern to work within our Research and Innovation (R&I) team to design, prototype, and implement next generation mobile networks for 5G and beyond. These intelligent networks self-optimize to deliver services to users and devices that are tailored to content, context, and connectivity. The selected candidate will design, implement, and verify proof of concept novel software systems that InterDigital is creating to drive Beyond 5G wireless networking, including: PHY and MAC layer technology research and development for sub-THz wireless communication and sensing applications; development and analysis of waveforms, modulation schemes and transceiver architectures for >100Gbps communication and cm-level accuracy positioning; detailed simulation development; system studies and protocol development to support IEEE 802.11, Beyond 5G and 6G cellular networks.Responsibilities:Carry out cutting-edge research in air-interface design including transceiver architecture development, modulation and waveform design, algorithms, and protocols for next generation mobile communication systemsPerform literature surveys and summarize state-of-the-art Drive tradeoff analysis of various transceiver topologies including power consumption estimationEvaluate design concepts using simulation, and/or theoretical analysisProvide reports and presentations on testing and design effortsDrive unit and link-level simulation efforts Support end-to-end system level simulation efforts Support behavioral and transistor level circuit simulationQualifications:M.S., or Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering or related field (Ph.D. preferred)Experience in wireless communications principals:Modulation and codingAdvanced waveformsPHY/MAC related to IEEE and/or 3GPP standards is a plusThe successful candidate should be comfortable with the following concepts and toolsets:Phased antenna arrays and beamforming Receiver link budget analysisMATLAB and SimulinkFamiliarity with analog and digital modulation schemes for sub-THz radios is preferred, but not requiredStrong analytical and research skillsAbility to thrive in an innovative, dynamic, and research-oriented work environmentStrong written and verbal communication skills, including strong presentation skillsLocation: New York City, or Conshohocken, PA InterDigital is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, immigrant status, military status, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, atypical heredity cellular or blood trait, marital status, family status, domestic partner or civil union status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, assignments, evaluations, coaching, promotion, discipline, discharge and layoff.