Teradyne Engineer Co-op - Intern in Buffalo Grove, Illinois


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At Teradyne , our Cooperative Education and Internship program is designed to deliver meaningful, challenging and real-life work experiences that are relevant to your career and academic goals. Our program offers practical work experience in a business environment, with the opportunity to contribute and add value to the organization.

Our employees are on the cutting edge of technological advancements within the electronics testing industry. If you want to be a part of true innovation and be inspired to change the face of technology, this is the place for you.

Our Eagle Test Division located in Buffalo Grove, IL is currently seeking a motivated intern / co-op to develop Design Verification hardware for Teradyne automated test equipment (ATE).

The candidate would work with the hardware engineering team to design hardware and software tools that can be used to improve efficiency in data collection and processing efforts.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Derive requirements and formulate an execution strategy

  • Simulate and defend implementation strategies

  • Work with team members to create a test fixture capable of meeting design targets

  • Develop software and validate functionality on hardware in the lab

  • Develop test plans and test cases

  • Run the test plans and report the results of the test execution

  • Participate in design review meetings

Employment Category:

Co-Op Full-time



Position Subject to ITAR controls:


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required:

The ideal candidate would have the following skills and experience:


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English

  • Strong dedication to documenting projects and status

Problem Solving

- Strong analytical problem solving skills

  • Strong sense of team-oriented problem solving techniques

Team Environment

  • Work as a member of a development team

  • Ability to participate in meetings both as a speaker and a listener

  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize individual workload


  • Programming and debugging in C+- Visual Basic a plus

-Fundamental understanding of electrical principles

-Ability to control and use basic lab equipment

-Schematic, PCB Layout, and analog simulation tool knowledge.


  • Quick learning curve for new technologies

  • Interest in continued education and/or training

Education and Experience

  • Entry Level

  • Working towards a Bachelor's/Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering

Check out this video to better understand why we are a leader in the ATE industry.

Teradyne is a leading supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications. Teradyne Automated Test Equipment (ATE) is used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems, which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers. Our Industrial Automation products include Collaborative Robots used by global manufacturing and light industrial customers to improve quality and increase manufacturing efficiency. In 2016, Teradyne had revenue of $1.75 billion and currently employs approximately 4,400 people worldwide.

Our stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TER.

Job Title:

Engineer Co-op - Intern

Relocation Available (Some relocation assistance has been approved for this role):


Job Categories:



USA - IL - Buffalo Grove

EEO Statement::

The above listed position may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment.

ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you’re unable to access our on-line application due to a disability you may visit one of our locations or our Corporate Office at 600 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA and request a paper application form. In addition, you may also contact the HR Service Center at 978-370- 3041 or contact them at HR.Service.Center@teradyne.com for additional assistance.

Teradyne is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.