The iHeartMedia Electrical Engineering Co-op is a paid program intended to provide candidates with industry experience in select specialist areas within Electrical Engineering. This hands-on position will allow high-potential engineering students to expand their technical ability and exposure to innovative technologies with real world experience. Participation in this program will give students the chance to work on projects and assignments geared towards assembly, troubleshooting and modification of electronic systems. Prospective students should have a desire to learn about the operational processes and applications of leading edge broadcast communications.
• Rotates through various radio functions or focuses on one specific area, e.g., sales, programming, events, etc.
• Conducts research & analysis.
• Assists in general office tasks.
• Prepares & delivers reports as required.
• Learns job processes/requirements in assigned functions.
• Serves as an apprentice in assigned function.
• May work with other interns on projects.
• Assists in developing and broadening interest in iHeartMedia.
The Electrical Engineering Co-op student must possess:
• Strong interest in Engineering, Electronics and Broadcast Technical Operations
• Relevant course work in RF, Analog and signal processing
• Knowledge of engineering science and technology applications
• Understanding of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, programming, and computer hardware
• Solid analytical and critical thinking skills
• Working knowledge of engineering software (CAD) and processes in a Linux or MS Windows environment
• Ability to produce mathematical models and equations to support designs
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, high motivation, self-starter mentality
The Electrical Engineering Co-op student’s responsibility is to:
• Design, construct, calibrate, maintain, install or repair broadcasting equipment
• Assist in system design to develop new technologies
• Prepare detailed drawings and schematics
The Electrical Engineering Co-op student is required to:
• Work a minimum of 40 hours per week
• Be a Sophomore/Junior level student in good academic standing
• Currently be enrolled at an accredited university in classes leading to a degree in an Electrical Engineering discipline within a co-op specific program
• Possess a strong interest in Broadcast Engineering
• Maintain at least a 2.5 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale