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Intel Components Research Lab Ferro-electric FET Engineer Intern in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description

Components Research delivers innovative semiconductor and packaging technologies research and development. The group focuses on unique, enabling capabilities across all aspects of Intel's semiconductor processing and packaging roadmap. Components Research engineers are responsible for leading programs to design, fabricate and analyze novel devices/interconnects/patterning, materials, and integration schemes across a wide variety of novel applications.

The Components Research (CR) team is looking for a passionate intern to join our team as a ferro-electric FET engineer intern working in CR's coupon line in the areas both device fabrication and electrical characterization. The coupon line enables the early evaluation and dispositioning of new technologies in a primarily lab environment. Final scoping of project will be determined based on intern experience and business needs.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Highly motivated individual willing to work under pressure and deliver high quality results on time.

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Effective prioritization and time management skills.

  • Stakeholder management, collaboration, tolerance for ambiguity, and critical thinking.

  • Teamwork ethics.

  • Willing to work in an agile work environment with a fast-paced task flow.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

Length of internship: Minimum of 3 months for summer 2023 with the possibility to extend it as per business needs.


You must possess 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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum qualifications:

The candidate must be pursuing a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Materials Science.

  • Familiarity with Perovskites and/or ferroelectrics.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Have a proven track record of role modelling safety in the lab environment.

  • Experience in the operation and/or maintenance of semiconductor equipment in either a fab or lab environment.

  • Experience in the research and development of ferro-electic materials, device fabrication and device characterization in a fab or lab environment.

  • Willing to work in a lab and clean room environment, wearing GorTex gowns, booties, safety glasses, gloves.

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Covid Statement

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.