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Raytheon Technologies RF Engineering Intern (Summer 2022) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Position overview This position is for an Electrical Engineering Summer Intern Student with interests in RF Hardware circuit design to work in Communication Products Engineering. This position is for the summer 2022 session. This position provides the opportunity for the student to broaden their background with a practical approach to engineering. The primary goal for the student is to merge theoretical knowledge gained in school with practical engineering applications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assisting Senior Electrical Engineers in the design, development, support, and documentation associated with RF circuitry used in high performance communication products, such as software-defined radios and data links.

  • This position offers the opportunity to expand the student's knowledge and skills of all phases of electrical hardware design, including requirements capture, design, schematic capture, layout, test/verification, integration, and factory transition. Specific types of engineering-related activities include RF electronics design and test, component analysis and troubleshooting of electronic circuitry. This position not only supports design engineers, but also plays a key role in supporting factory, field, and customer related issues.

  • Candidates must be motivated to learn new technologies, a strong team player, and contribute to a positive work environment.

  • A successful candidate will also have the ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner and produce effective, clear and concise technical documentation.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with RF design principles and techniques

  • Ability to create and utilize schematics, procedures, engineering drawings, and follow written/verbal instructions, including test procedures.

  • Ability to utilize basic lab equipment (Spectrum Analyzer, Network Analyzer, Oscilloscopes, Multimeters, etc.)

  • Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.