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Title:  Co-Op, Electrical Engineer

Req ID:  75502

Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

Co-Op Programs at CommScope

As CommScope designs and builds connectivity for the world's most advanced networks, we're building something equally as important: careers for forward-thinking, innovated college students like you! Our Co-Op Program is designed to provide you with an invaluable work experience through meaningful projects that will help you grow and develop both personally and professionally.


Throughout the co-op program, you will collaborate with some of the best in the industry, receive on-the-job training, participate in professional development workshops, executive speaker series, and other networking and social events!


How You’ll Help Us Connect the World

As an Electrical Engineering Co-op, you will be part of a team in the Cable and Connectivity Systems business unit that is responsible for Passive Optical Networking products.  You will be part of a multidisciplinary Hardware R&D team that designs, develops, tests, and delivers PON/FTTH (Fiber to the Home) products to market.   You will gain experience and exposure to engineering development practices and methods.


This role will be based in Lowell, MA, and will start in June and end in December 2023 

You Will Make an Impact By

  • Providing support to lead Engineers in the development, testing, and integration of our products
  • Developing and Reviewing Electrical CAD drawings, bill of materials, and design specifications
  • Analyzing test data, troubleshooting, and developing problem-solving skills as part of Design Verification Testing
  • Collaborating with interdisciplinary colleagues (SW, SQA, SC, PLM)


Required Qualifications for Consideration

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s (upcoming sophomores, juniors & seniors) or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Proven strong academic performer with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Relevant courses related to electrical circuits and electrical transmission
  • Currently enrolled in a Co-Op program at current university
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization and not require future sponsorship
  • Military-Affiliated candidates encouraged to apply (Veterans, Military Spouses, and Guard/Reservists)


You Will Excite Us If You

  • Have taken Fiber optics or Photonics coursework
  • Have exposure to Schematic Tools, Signal Integrity Simulation tools
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Show innovation through unique ideas and propose them to the team
  • Able to balance multiple assignments simultaneously and effectively meet deadlines
  • Strategic and creative thinking; distinguished written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong initiative; a self-starter with analytical skills, attention to detail, problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and flexibility to changing priorities


What Happens After You Apply

Learn how to prepare yourself for the next steps in our hiring process by visiting How We Hire

Why CommScope

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow.

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next...come connect to your future at CommScope.



CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at

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