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US_Northridge_8500 Balboa Blvd
Additional Location:
Northridge, United States of America
Job Family:
General & Administration
Worker Type Reference:
Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee) - Intern
Pay Rate Type:

Description & Requirements

About the Role

Harman Professional is seeking a talented, highly motivated, and dynamic future acoustic systems engineer to join our product development team. Assignments are broad, requiring appreciable initiative, originality, ingenuity, and strong problem-solving skills. You will be actively helping review designs, update test methods, and document activities.                                                                 .  

Your Team

You will work as an intern under the supervision of Sr. Manager, Systems Engineering, and systems engineers.

What You Will Do

  • Work experience may include transducer or loudspeaker system design, acoustic measurement, and testing, and/or project engineering.
  • Loudspeaker design reviews, acoustic measurements, data analysis, product assembly and tear down, reporting
  • Lab organization, equipment setup, calibration, data collection, analysis reporting
  • Get trained by the JBL engineering team on state-of-the-art acoustic measurement techniques applied to loudspeakers.
  • Participates in process improvement activities as approved and directed by supervisor.
  • Operate as a multidisciplinary member of a team of creative, independent individuals.

What You Need

  • Must be currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited institution having completed your sophomore year or later.
  • Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • 3+ months of applied engineering experience (internship, laboratory, and personal/team project experience is applicable)
  • Must have taken courses in Acoustics, Physics, or Electrical Engineering
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and be able to confidently interact and present information to senior leaders and executives.
  • Must work collaboratively with strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.

What is Nice to Have

  • Experience in audio technologies, professional audio systems, speech/voice/music processing.
  • Understanding of professional audio testing and equipment.
  • Applied DSP design or signal processing background.
  • A love of music.

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to work in an office in Northridge, CA.
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment
  • Must provide own housing and transportation to/from work.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization.
  • Must provide full work availability from May 22, 2024, through August 11, 2024, and be able to work 40 hours per week depending on workload.

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development.



HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.