Summer 2022 Systems Design Engineer Co-Op/ Intern- 123281

Location: Santa Clara, California, 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.


The AMD Server Platform Design Team is seeking a co-op engineer to assist with thermal mechanical testing, tools development, and debug centered on current/future PC architectures of AMD microprocessors/chipsets. 



  • Help design and review board-level products using industry-standard CAD tools  
  • Help debug prototypes and perform lab experiments in order to achieve production-worthy products  
  • Help setup, utilize, and maintain lab equipment such as power measurement test stations, optical scanners, vibration table, and Instron.  
  • Help build thermal tools to enable internal and external customers.
  • Help write and review detailed technical documentation



  • Pursuing a technology related Bachelor's degree
  • Eager to learn and improvise to solve problems.
  • Have a willingness to get hands dirty building and testing hardware.
  • Familiar with computer hardware such as motherboards, PCIe cards, computer system cabling.
  • Familiar with CAD(Solidworks), power supplies, metal fabrication tools, major OS(Linux/Windows), and basic understanding of thermals(CFD exposure to OpenFoam/Flotherm/IcePak is a huge plus but not required).


AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by December 8, 2021. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.

Requisition Number: 123281 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp


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