Spring & Summer 2023 Physical Design Co-Op/ Intern

Location: Orlando, Florida, 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.

Physical Design internship




  • We are looking for an innovator, dynamic and hardworking college student to join our team! Someone that can work in a fast pace environment and able to thrive on new challenges. The candidate will join the physical design team based in Orlando, FL.
  • We have competitive benefit packages and award-wining culture. Join us!
  • This is a Spring and Summer position from January 9, 2023 - August 12, 2023. Candidate must be available to work onsite in Orlando and Full-time.



  • The candidate should have strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to details.  We work on programs with long timelines, so self-motivation and a commitment to meeting deadlines is required.   We are pushing the envelope on chip performance, so the status quo must be challenged on every program.  This requires creativity and innovation, but also excellent verbal and written communication skills. Also, should have the ability and desire to foster a team environment.



  • High speed VLSI design in deep submicron FinFET processes.
  • Candidate will work on block level physical design. Will run industry standard tools. Will be involved in synthesis, floorplanning, place and route, timing closure, physical verification of blocks.
  • Write tcl, Python and perl scripts as needed by the team.
  • Work with other team members to help on various tasks for block closure.
  • Solve design and tool problems requiring ground-breaking approaches and champion innovation across the organization.




  • Knowledge of basic electrical engineering principles
  • Knowledge of VLSI design concepts & tradeoffs.
  • Familiar with programming languages such as Perl, Python, tcl, etc.
  • Knlowedge on block level synthersis and PnR flow
  • Basic understanding of block level timing constrainsts
  • Knowledge of EDA tools like ICC2, PrimeTime, Redhawk-SC, Innovus and Tempus is a plus.
  • Knowledge of high-speed flops, synchronizers, level shifters, and SRAM




  • Pursing MS in EE, CS, CSE (or similar) 
  • Masters in VLSI design or Microelectronics preferred



Orlando, Austin, Santa Clara, San Diego, Markham Canada

Requisition Number: 185501 
Country: United States State: Florida City: Orlando 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp

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