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  • Bureau/Office - Position 1 of 2
    Office of Engineering and TechnologyPolicy and Rules Division

    The Office of Engineering and Technology, Policy and Rules Division provides the Commission advice on technical and policy issues pertaining to spectrum allocation and use; prepares and coordinates Commission rulemaking items and public notices of inquiry pertaining to changes in the U.S. Table of Frequency Allocations; administers and formulates rules and general policies for Part 2 of the Rules and related frequency allocation activities; and administers and formulates rules, technical standards, and general policies for Parts 15 and 18 of the Rules.  The Division also reviews proposed rule changes and Commission agenda items pertaining to technical aspects of Commission functions and provides FCC representation and interagency coordination by participating in the work of national/international committees, technical bodies, and government agencies.

  • Internship Period(s)
    Rolling basis.
  • General Duties
    Legal interns will work with attorneys, engineers and economists on a wide variety of issues relating to spectrum use and new technologies. Working within the Office’s Policy and Rules Division, interns will perform legal research and assist in the preparation of legal memoranda and related Commission documents. OET’s interns typically leave with at least one quality writing sample and valuable exposure to the administrative rule process. A technical engineering background is not required for this internship.
  • Selection Criteria
    First- second- and third-year law students with strong analytical, research, and writing skills are encouraged to apply. Students must be enrolled at least half-time to be considered.
  • Send Application to
    Jamison Prime, Policy and Rules Division, Office of Engineering and Technology at Jamison.Prime@fcc.gov.
  • Application Information
    Cover letter, resumé, and a brief writing sample are required.
  • Additional Information
    Openings are for unpaid volunteer internships. The Division has considerable flexibility in structuring the duration and work schedule of the internship, but typically can only host one intern at a given time.
  • Application Deadline
    Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

  • Bureau/Office - Position 2 of 2
    Office of Engineering and TechnologyLaboratory Division (Columbia, MD)

    OET's Laboratory (Lab) Division is located in Columbia, Maryland. The Lab is responsible for evaluating, sampling and testing equipment subject to the Commission's marketing and technical regulations; examining applications related to equipment authorizations - evaluating, manufacturers and consultants test site descriptions and test facilities; and providing public assistance and information concerning equipment authorization.

  • Internship Period(s)
    2013 Summer Semester.
  • General Duties
    Engineering interns will have the opportunity to work on projects related to wireless technologies including learning about electro-magnetic compliance test procedures.
  • Selection Criteria
    Candidates must be current full or half-time students at an accredited U.S. college or university. Engineering and Computer Science engineers with interest in applying laboratory techniques are encouraged to apply.
  • Send Application to
    Rashmi Doshi at Rashmi.Doshi@fcc.gov, or by mail to: Rashmi Doshi, 7435 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 21045.
  • Application Information
    Cover letter and resumé including information about courses taken in recent semesters.
  • Additional Information
    Openings are for unpaid volunteer internships. The Division has considerable flexibility in structuring the duration and work schedule of the internship. If you should have any questions concerning this internship, please contact Rashmi Doshi via email at Rashmi.Doshi@fcc.gov.
  • Application Deadline
    Rolling Basis.

 

Updated: April 15, 2013
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