Firmware Engineering Intern

Product design and development in Chicago
Position Details

The position will be responsible for the following:

Job Title: Firmware Engineering Intern

Company: Hatch Product Development & Contract Manufacturing

Location: Waukegan, IL

About Us:

Hatch is a product development & contract manufacturing firm offering the full range of services to bring your product from concept to production. Hatch offers product design, development, and contract manufacturing for entrepreneurs and visionary leaders.

Founded in 2021 by aerospace and consumer product industry engineers, the Hatch team wanted to turn the product design and manufacturing industry on its head. We are a multidisciplinary team who have the business acumen, industry network, and combined engineering experience to produce products for a wide variety of highly-regulated industries in accelerated timelines.

Job Description:

Hatch is looking for a Firmware Engineering Intern to join our team. This role is ideal for someone interested in the intersection of hardware and software, focusing on developing firmware for embedded devices. You'll work on projects that integrate hardware and software to create seamless user experiences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and test firmware for embedded devices.
  • Work closely with hardware engineers to ensure proper system integration.
  • Participate in code reviews and adhere to best practices in firmware and app development.
  • Document all aspects of firmware and application development processes.


  • Pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Experience with embedded systems, microcontrollers, and relevant programming languages (C/C++, Python).
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.

What Hatch Offers:

  • A hands-on learning experience in a fast-paced, innovative environment.
  • Opportunity to work on real-world projects contributing to the success of the company.
  • Mentorship from industry professionals with extensive experience.
  • Exposure to a variety of highly-regulated industries and the unique challenges they present.
  • A culture that values innovation, integrity, and inclusivity.

Hatch Product Development & Contract Manufacturing is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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