Deffo look at Cambridge first - not only is ARM there, but also more niche players like CSR (Cambridge Silicon Radio) that produce Bluetooth and baseband chips.|
There's a lot of specialisation in this industry, so it also depends on what areas he wants to get into - lots of chip design is integral with software design also.
Qualcomm (the world's largest wireless semicon company) has an R&D lab in Farnborough, but I have no idea whether they take interns.
ARM does, but I expect it's very competative.
Maybe a longshot, but there is a PR agency in London that specialises in working with chip companies - they are based in Kingston and called EML. They may be able to pass the inquiry on to one of their clients - I know they have connections with TSMC and CSR, for example. (Disclosure: I work in tech PR hence knowing random stuff like this)
#6982577, By presh Anybody work in / know about chip design?
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