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Intern, Research - Devices, Circuits, and Systems

Job ID 19078 Location Austin, TX Date Posted Sep. 09, 2020 Category Research; Intern
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rm is the industry's leading supplier of microprocessor technology providing efficient, low-power chip intelligence making electronic innovations come to life.  Through our partners, our designs power everything from coffee machines to the fastest supercomputer in the world. Do you want to work on technology that enriches the lives of over 70% of the world’s population?   Our internship program is now open for applications! We want to hear from curious and enthusiastic candidates interested in working with us on the future generations of compute. 

About Arm and Arm Research

Arm plays a key role in our increasingly connected world. Every year, more than 20 billion products featuring Arm technology are shipped.  Our engineers design and develop CPUs, graphics processors, complex system technologies, supporting software development tools, and physical libraries.

At Arm Research, we develop new technology that can grow into new business opportunities. We keep Arm up to speed with recent technological developments by pursuing blue-sky research programs, collaborating with academia, and integrating emerging technologies into the wider Arm ecosystem.  Our research activities cover a wide range of fields from mobile and personal computing to server, cloud, and HPC computing. Our work and our researchers span a diverse range from circuits to theoretical computer science. We all share a passion for learning and creating.

About the devices, circuits and systems group and our work

We are looking for interns to join our Devices, Circuits and Systems Research team; we want to hear from candidates interested in delivering post-Moore scaling and pushing compute past the limits of power, cost, and performance.Our research activities cover a wide range of chip design challenges such as:

  • Delivering power to multi-GHz processors

  • Crafting performant and energy-efficient systems with emerging post-Moore memory and switching devices

  • 3D stacking

  • Designing microwatt sub-threshold microcontrollers

  • Realising 1 cent disposable printed electronics

  • Prototyping battery-less sensor nodes 

Job requirements


  • Our interns typically pursueMasters or PhD degrees in engineering and sciencemost commonly Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics, but we encourage applications from any field of study if you are motivated and feel your unique skills are relevant to what we do.

  • We will also consider your application if you are pursuing an undergraduate or bachelor's degree and have relevant project or work experience.

Skills and Experience

  • You have strong problem-solving abilities

  • You have a keen research interest in VLSI and chip design

  • You are keen to learn new EDA tools and techniques

  • You think about your research "across the stack" from devices to systems

  • You want to collaborate and participate in the research community

Arm is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and colleagues. We are a diverse organization of dedicated and innovative individuals, and don’t discriminate on the basis of any characteristic.

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