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Intel Litho Process Engineer Graduate Intern in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Job Description

Intel's Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is looking for an Intern to sustain and help develop world class lithography manufacturing processes. You will have exposure to and hands on experience with device fabrication as well as a demonstrated capability with problem solving, innovation, experimental design, and data analysis. Position will involve support of shift operations and collaboration with cross-functional/cross-company teams and tool vendors to meet the challenging program goals. This will be a 9 months internship.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting manufacturing technicians with wafer processing, responding to deviations in process control, and managing out of control action plans and processing best known practices for wafer processing.

  • Developing solutions to problems utilizing formal education, statistical knowledge, and problem solving tools.

  • Defining and establishing wafer processing flows, procedures, and establishing process control systems for the process modules.

  • Supporting innovation of future patterning techniques to meet critical Optane technology roadmaps which can be transferable to high volume manufacturing with best in class cost of ownership.

  • Work with Intel automation and external parties to meet overlay and R2R roadmap needs and to transfer that knowledge to rest of the team members.

  • Designing, executing and analyzing experiments necessary to meet engineering specifications for their process.

  • Develop strategy to resolve difficult problems and establish systems to deal with these problems in the future.

  • Driving improvements on quality, reliability, cost, yield, process stability/capability, productivity and safety/ergonomic over variables such as material, method, equipment, environment and operating personnel.

  • Domestic and International travel, as necessary to support job responsibilities.


You must possess the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/ or work experience.

Minimum requirements:

The candidate must be pursuing MS, or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, Chemistry or related field.

Minimum 3+ months of experience or equivalent coursework in the following areas:

  • Experience in semiconductor processing

  • Lithography equipment and/or processes

Preferred qualifications:

Minimum 3+ months of experience or equivalent coursework in the following areas:

  • Technical direction on all quality issues

  • Design of experiments (DOE) principles and statistical process control

  • Data extraction & analysis tools (JMP, SPC, MatLab, Mathematica, SQL, python etc.)

  • Experience in defect reduction and failure analysis techniques

Inside this Business Group

Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group: The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices. The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.