Apple Audio Products Firmware Internship/Co-Op (Summer through Fall 2021)

Apple Audio Products Firmware Co-Op (Summer through Fall 2021)

Are you a talented and resourceful undergrad or masters student with the desire to research and craft solutions that do not yet exist? Will you join us to design, develop and ship products that set the standard for our industry? The Apple Audio Products team wants you to help us create the next generation of audio products that will empower millions of customers to fully utilize and enjoy the ecosystem of Apple products. Join us in designing products such as the groundbreaking new AirPods.

The Audio Products Engineering Team is seeking enthusiastic undergrad or masters EE, CE or CS engineering students for a rewarding internship with the Firmware team. Interns will assist in the design & implementation of Apple Audio Products. A successful candidate has excellent technical skills and curiosity for designing, prototyping and implementing audio products. Prior hands-on experience with tinkering with electronics, building embedded systems and products is highly desirable.

Students able to stay for a 6+ month co-op are preferred.


  • BS/MS (in progress) in EE/CE/CS/Systems Engineering
  • Experience in embedded environments: 8/16/32 bit MCUs, dev boards, IDEs, compilers, version control (Git) and I2C/SPI/UART protocols
  • Great coding skills: primarily bare metal C
  • Experience with lab equipment: oscilloscopes, multimeters, logic analyzers
  • Strong communication, analytical, problem solving, and debug skills

*Preferred (bonus) Skills:*

  • Knowledge of Bluetooth Classic and BTLE
  • Familiarity with real-time audio (sample rates, buffering, I2S, PCM)
  • Familiarity with Digital logic, ADCs, and interfacing with sensors
  • Python or shell scripting
  • Ability to read schematics and debug hardware

There is a preference for a 6 month co-op (summer through fall), but please feel free to apply no matter what duration you prefer.

If you are interested, please forward your resume and interest directly to

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