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Alcatel-Lucent Photonic Test Intern in New York, New York

Photonic Test Intern

New York, New York, United States (

Corporate Services

NI Network Infrastructure

2100000KK2 Requisition #

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Position: Photonic Test InternDuration: Summer 2022Date: June- August 2022

Come create the technology that helps the world act together

Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people’s lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.

We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.

The team youll be part of

The pandemic has highlighted how important telecoms networks are to society. Nokia’s Network Infrastructure group is at the heart of a revolution to bring more and faster network capacity to people worldwide through our ambition, innovation, and technical expertise.

The team designs and develops highly integrated System-on-Chip optical engines for Telecom, Data Center and Networking applications. As a Photonic Test Intern, you will learn to characterize and test very high speed electro-optical devices and to help develop test platforms for R&D use as well as for manufacturing. You will contribute to groups whose primary responsibilities include developing the test infrastructure needed to perform design verification testing on nobel electro-optic devices, collaborating with the design team to integrate knowledge gained from testing, and working with the operations teams to provide robust, highly available, automated test systems for use in production.

Education Recommendations

  • Currently enrolled in a full-time bachelors degree program in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with an accredited school in the United States.

    What you will learn and contribute to

    As part of our team, you will:

  • Design and execute experiments to characterize photonic and electronic integrated circuits

  • Collaborate with the design teams to incorporate test results into improved designs

  • Develop automated wafer and chip test stations for accurate and repeatable data acquisition

  • Integrate and automate commercial hardware platforms for use in test platforms

  • Design, evaluate, and improve custom hardware using computer-aided design (CAD) software and rapid prototyping tools

    What is Nokia looking for from me

    You have:

  • A drive to gain knowledge and hands-on experience

  • Ability to analyze data to gain insight from extracted parameters and performance metrics

  • Solid critical thinking, communication, and interpersonal skills

    It would be nice if you also had:

  • Familiarity with developing software in Python, MATLAB, or C+

    • Experience working with source control tools such as Git
  • Lab experience working with optical components and instruments

    Why were awesome

    Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.

    Company Culture: We believe our people are our greatest asset and we aim to foster a fun, challenging, positive, and inclusive work environment. We offer 1-on-1 mentorship, learning and development opportunities, global impact and interaction, and flexible work/life balance.

    Meaningful Co-op Term: During your co-op term, you will have the opportunity to test out the latest technologies and work on innovative projects that could leave a global impact. You get to use skills learned in the classroom and apply it to real work situations while gaining professional hands-on experience.

    Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer

    Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality:

  • One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere

  • Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg

  • Workplace Pride Global Benchmark

  • LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation

    At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.

    Nokia’s employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.

    Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and empowered to succeed.

    See you this summer 2022

    “The intern program at Nokia is truly designed to give students all the support and guidance we need to excel in our professional careers. Working at Nokia as a software developer Co-op, I was able to learn and grow with the guidance of mentors from across the company through a multitude of research, development, and leadership opportunities. It was exciting to be able to contribute to real-world projects and apply my previous experiences to new domains, especially since the Nokia work culture encourages innovation and creativity. I’ve made lifelong connections and skills through my time here, and I’m so grateful to have been a part of the Nokia team!” – Mara Hubelbank, Former Nokia Co-op student, Spring - Summer 2021

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Additional Information

  • For US job positions only: Vaccination Requirements: As a federal contractor & pursuant to Presidential Exec. Order 14042, Nokia mandates for all employees a COVID-19 vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation.