Applied Materials has an opening for a Materials Characterization Intern, who will focus on structural characterization of MRAM and FINFET multi-laywer films by FIB and TEM.  A project on 3D imaging and tomographic reconstruction using FIB/SEM will be completed within the intern term.

They are looking for an undergraduate or graduate student in materials science, chemistry, electrical engineering or physics.

The hourly rate will be ~$18-20/hour.

Please share the attached job description with your students. They need to fill the position immediately.


Brief description from the company contact:

“We mainly provide TEM/FIB analysis to Intel and support their R & D projects.  To address customers’ increasing TEM/FIB requests and fast turnaround expectations, we are expanding our team and recruiting an intern to focus on TEM sample preparation by hands-on operation of the FIB/SEM dual beam system.  Our TEM/FIB lab is equipped with a state-of-the-art FEI Osiris TEM and an Helios 600 FIB/SEM.

If your students and graduates are interested in this position or are looking for an opportunity to get professional TEM/FIB experience in a world-famous semiconductor company, please encourage them to apply.  This position needs to be filled in immediately.  Thanks a lot.”

June 15 – August 18, 2014

Application deadline:  28 February 2014

The CSMC Summer Research Program for undergraduates is a 9 week summer research program in sustainable materials science. Research positions are available in Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering.

At the start of the summer, students attend a one week tutorial called the Sustainable Materials Research Training (SMaRT) Camp at the University of Oregon. After SMaRT Camp, students perform cutting edge research at one of the CSMC host labs.

Students receive a $4000 stipend.

For more information and to apply, go to: