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Embedded Firmware Intern

| Watertown

WiTricity is currently hiring an Intern to work with the software/firmware team. Interns at WiTricity work on exciting projects enabling wireless power for electric vehicle charging. At WiTricity, interns will be working to redefine the next generation of wireless power. 

These internships are full time, paid summer positions working on-site at our Watertown, MA offices. We are also willing to consider 6-month co-op placements.

In this position you will be an important contributor in one or more of the following areas of the next generation wireless charging products:

  • Design, develop, and test embedded firmware modules written in C
  • System level testing
  • Define, configure and manage automated build suites
  • Design, develop, and test tools to automate test and documentation of embedded designs
  • Design, develop, and test Android/iPhone applications
  • Design, develop, and test communication interfaces for wireless charging IoT
  • Design, develop, and test GUIs written in C#


Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor or Master’s degree program in Computer Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science.  Strong preference given to students who have completed at least three years of college coursework.

Additional experience or skills in the following areas:

  • C/C++/C# programming
  • Python and batch scripting
  • Microcontroller programming and debugging
  • Experience using software change control and version control systems
  • Test and build automation using Jenkins is desired

Strong work ethic, reliability, desire to learn and a passion for the field are all desired traits.  Students should generally be available to work full-time for 8-12 weeks or 15-20 hours part-time during the semester.  Students are paid an hourly rate but the company does not reimburse for housing or for transportation.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • AltiumLanguages
    • MATLAB/SimulinkLanguages
    • LabViewLanguages


Our company runs along the Charles River with plenty of restaurants nearby. Plus, the office is easy to get to with a bus station nearby.

An Insider's view of WiTricity

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe has a start-up feel with positivity and great energy (no pun intended). Each day our labs are filled with teams testing and solving complex challenges. WiTricians are passionate, intellectual and warm professionals. There are no egos. This makes for a comfortable and fun place to work.


VP Marketing

What projects are you most excited about?

I am most excited about bringing EV wireless charging to life as a real product, to be working at the forefront of the automotive industry on a product that will have a big positive impact on the world.


Senior Program Manager

What does career growth look like on your team?

Every engineer I have ever worked with wants to work on cutting edge technology with smart people they respect and who they can learn from. I feel so fortunate that we can offer all of that to prospective employees while creating an industry. People have an immediate opportunity to work across organizations and solve complex challenges."


VP Human Resources

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

We are essentially creating the market for EV wireless charging so every design and spec is a challenge that we engineer for global standardization. Passing high power through the air is complex and challenging - the physics alone, not to mention the hardware and software. Our team continues to push boundaries.


VP Engineering

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

My goal is to mentor talented engineers to develop the most robust and cutting edge platform available. As industry leaders in wireless power transfer we are developing innovative solutions to address the explosive growth in wireless electrical vehicle charging market. There is so much opportunity to grow here.


Director of Engineering

What are WiTricity Perks + Benefits

WiTricity Benefits Overview

WiTricity offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package featuring 80% contribution toward health and dental insurance and generous time off. We pride ourselves on the variety and frequency of culture building events, recognition of team achievements and communication about the company direction.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employees can elect the maximum allowed by the IRS for medical or dependent care expenses.
Disability Insurance
We offer short and long term disability insurance at no cost to the employee.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
We offer a life insurnace benefit at no cost to the employee for the duration of employment.
Wellness Programs
Gym and weight loss discount programs; On-site annual flu shot clinic; Running club
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
We ioffer 9 paid holidays every year plus two floating holidays to be used at your discretion.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
WiTricity sponsors regular team outings as well as a summer and holiday event.
Stocked Kitchen
We have a fully stocked kitchen including healthy snacks, coffee, tea and soda.
Some Meals Provided
Staff comes together every Friday for a company wide sponsored lunch!
Happy Hours
We have regular on-site happy hours for the team to come together and unwind.
Free employee parking available on site as well as easy access to public transportation.
Recreational Clubs
Our running club takes advantage of the great running paths along the Charles River just outiside our front door.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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