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2024 Internship - Acoustic or Electromagnetic Sensors and Systems

Company: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labor
Location: Laurel
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:


Do you want to learn more about sound in the ocean?Do you enjoy analyzing data to understand how well computer modeling can capture real-world physics?If you're pursuing a degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering or Applied Mathematics or a similar major and want to gain experience in modeling acoustic or electromagnetic wave propagation, we'd love to have you join our team!We are seeking an intern to help us design acoustic or electromagnetic sensors and systems. As a member of our team, you'll contribute to modeling sensor system performance, analyzing experimental data, and comparing measured results to modeled predictions. You will be joining a hardworking team of engineers and scientists who take acoustic and electromagnetic sensor systems from concept to reality in support of U.S. homeland security. Our team is committed to solving new and evolving challenges as we strive to foster a collaborative environment of continuous learning.As a member of our team...

  • Your primary responsibility will be contributing to acoustic sensor system performance modeling for undersea projects.
  • You will work with a team to write code to improve or extend models of acoustic wave propagation in the ocean and to analyze sensor system data.
  • You will share your results with the team, contributing to the development and continual improvement of systems for the U.S. Navy.

    You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...
    • Are pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering or Applied Mathematics.
    • Are proficient in MATLAB or Python.
    • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Note: When prompted to upload attachments, please include a copy of your college transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
    • Are able to obtain an Interim Secret level security clearance by your start date and can ultimately obtain a Secret level clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...
      • Have knowledge of acoustic or electromagnetic wave propagation.
      • Have knowledge of basic object-oriented programming.Why work at APL?The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at .
        About Us

        APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, occupation, marital or familial status, political opinion, personal appearance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.APL is committed to promoting an innovative environment that embraces diversity, encourages creativity, and supports inclusion of new ideas. In doing so, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including those with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Only by ensuring that everyone's voice is heard are we empowered to be bold, do great things, and make the world a better place.

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