Daktronics Hardware Design Intern in brookings, South Dakota


Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

Internship runs 14 May 2018 - 14 December 2018.

As a Daktronics intern, you will get an opportunity to shadow an experienced Daktronics engineer and apply classroom knowledge. We are seeking a dedicated and highly motivated individual who is not only interested in developing professionally, but also drawn to being able to play an active role developing the next generation of Systems. Some of the primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Prototype and verify new designs.

  • Test and troubleshoot existing designs.

  • Design and implement test fixtures and procedures.

  • Documentation to support designs, fixtures and procedures.

  • Perform customer service functions.

  • Work with little supervision. Complete quality work in a timely manner. Communicate effectively.

  • Work as an effective team member.

  • Be at work on time and maintain good attendance. Follow Company guidelines and policies.

  • Perform other projects and duties as needed to meet customer expectations.


Academic Requirements -

  • The preferred candidate will be a fulltime student of at least junior status currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's degree program in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering Bachelor's degree program, or those students who will complete the internship starting in the semester immediately following undergraduate Bachelor's degree graduation.

  • Able to take a semester off from school to complete the internship if applicable.

  • Must be able to commit to 40 hours per week.

  • Work through the Cooperative Education Internship Program with accredited university and Faculty Coordinator to arrange for credit while participating in this 7-month internship.

  • Required GPA of 3.0 or greater.

  • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this internship.

Other Requirements –

  • Dedication and desire for quality performance.

  • Ability to travel by air and ground. Valid driver's license and good driving record. Motor vehicle records will be checked.

  • Ability to communicate well with others via written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work with odors (solder/coating).

  • Planning, organizational, and problem solving skills.

  • Good oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills, self-motivation.

  • Background check may be conducted.

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.

  • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please .

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