Spring 2022 Graphics R&D Engineer Co-Op/Intern- (117662)

Location: Itasca, Illinois, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Graphics R&D Internship



AMD is looking for an enthusiastic intern to join our Core Technology Group (CTG) working within our Game Engineering organization. The CTG is a small, but experienced team responsible for researching, developing, and productizing new gaming technology for the PC as well as selected partner ecosystems, and at the same time using this experience to advocate for the needs of game developers on hardware and software roadmaps within AMD. CTG also provides second tier consultancy services for our worldwide Developer Technology teams, indirectly helping AAA game developers with optimization and debugging.



A self-motivated graphics enthusiast. An effective team player who focuses on collaboration, and furthering team success.



  • Work with an experienced team of graphics programmers developing new innovative algorithms in the field of graphics
  • Implement new features related to ray tracing, image processing, and game engine architecture
  • Analyze the performance of games



  • Good C/C++ knowledge
  • Knowledge of GPU programming and ray tracing
  • Knowledge of Graphics APIs (DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan etc.)
  • Knowledge of modern GPU architecture
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills, along with attention to details
  • Strong communication, time management, and presentation skills
  • Effective Team player who focuses on collaboration and enabling team successes



  • Working towards a Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Computer architecture, or Computer Science

Requisition Number: 117662 
Country: United States State: Illinois City: Itasca 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp


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