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Advanced Cellular Communication Systems Modeling Intern 2019

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Would you like an opportunity to work with advanced cellular communication systems?

We have an excellent opportunity for a talented student who is interested to learn more about the design, modelling and verification of advanced cellular communication systems.

As MediaTek’s successful placement student, you will work as part of a small (but outstanding) R&D team that is responsible for driving innovation in advanced cellular communication systems, starting from the definition of new communication systems standards up to the design and verification of modem chipsets implementing this new cellular protocols.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure to new cellular communication standards such as 5G, allowing you to understand how these new communication standards are derived and how these translate in the design and implementation of the devices used by consumers to exchange information over these wireless links. Using a combination of theoretical analysis and software simulations, you will be involved in the modelling of their performance at the system level as well as at the user device level. This is also a great opportunity to develop your programming/scripting proficiency and apply these skills to the development of complex simulation environments.

MediaTek Internet of Things (IoT)

MediaTek is a global semiconductor innovator with a 20-year history of excelling in complete hardware and software solutions.

You’ll be…

  • A great problem solver/ creative thinker.
  • Someone who enjoys picking up new skills quickly, through informal learning.
  • Self-motivated and able to work both in a team and autonomously.

In addition, one or more of the below would be brilliant (but not essential)

  • Programming experience (ideally in C or C++)
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Familiarity with any wireless communication system.

What we’ll offer you in return

  • Convenient location (Cambourne), very close to Cambridge and served by very frequent bus services from Cambridge.
  • Excellent and varied experience working on real projects in a leading, global, high-tech company.
  • Opportunity to work with skilled engineers, as well as with other interns.
  • Good salary.


The duration will depend on the candidate’s availability, 3 to 12 months to learn new skills, develop your existing ones and show us what you’re made of! This placement is to begin asap, but the exact start date and length is flexible.

About MediaTek

MediaTek is a leading global fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. One of the largest chip-design companies in the world, MediaTek is a market leader for SoC chipsets and software for mobile phone handsets. 


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Opportunity Overview

  • February 21st, 2019
  • £1,610 - £2,000 per month + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 6 months
  • Cambridge
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer & IT
  • Computer Science
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Systems

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