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: Development and analysis of ultra-low power cutting-edge transceiver architectures; detailed simulation development; system studies and protocol development to support IEEE 802.11 and Beyond 5G cellular networks.Responsibilities:Carry out cutting-edge research in waveform design, algorithms and protocols for next generation mobile communications systemsResearch, analyze and evaluate various ultra-low power as well as power-optimized waveformsEvaluate designs using simulation, and/or theoretical analysisProvide reports and presentations on testing and design effortsPerform literature surveys and summarize state-of-the-art Drive tradeoff analysis of various transceiver topologies (including power consumption estimation)Support end-to-end system level and link-level simulationsSupport 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:Power optimized waveformsWaveform figure of merit developmentReceiver link budget analysisMATLAB and SimulinkFamiliarity with backscatter communication as well as NFC and RFID technologies 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 skills Location: Conshohocken, PA or New York CityInterDigital 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.