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Organic Chemist Intern

Company: KLA
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Base Pay Range: $26.00 - $50.00 per hour based on pursuit of a Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D.Primary Location: USA-CA-Milpitas-KLAKLA's total rewards package for employees may also include participation in performance incentive programs and eligibility for additional benefits identified below. Interns are eligible for some of the benefits identified below. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed above reflects the minimum and maximum pay for this position in the primary location identified in this posting. Actual pay depends on several factors, including location, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education level or training. If applicable, your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your preferred location during the hiring process.Company OverviewKLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop, smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration, research and development. KLA focuses more than average on innovation and we invest 15% of sales back into R&D. Our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers work together with the world's leading technology providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrow's electronic devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us.Group/DivisionWith over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience, chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip design, KLA's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA's metrology and inspection products, is looking for the best and the brightest research scientist, software engineers, application development engineers, and senior product technology process engineers. The Broadband Plasma Division (BBP) provides market-leading patterned wafer optical inspection systems for leading-edge IC manufacturing. Logic, foundry, and memory customers depend on BBP products to detect yield-critical defects for process debug and excursion monitoring at advanced process nodes. BBP flagship products include the 29xx and 39xx series which leverage Broadband Plasma technology to capture a wide range of defects with ultimate sensitivity at the optical inspection speeds needed for inline defect monitoring.Job Description/Preferred QualificationsKLA is looking for summer interns at our Milpitas, California location. This position provides an opportunity to work with a team of scientists on projects aiming to develop Organic materials to enhance the performance of next generation defect inspector. The intern will work on new and established methods to develop organic functional materials to support higher signal to noise required for future inspection. To ensure the new materials meet performance requirements, the individual will also perform characterization tests to determine chemical, physical, mechanical, and optical properties of the newly devised materials.Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform multi-step organic reactions and purifications under the supervision of senior scientists.
  • Analyze products using various instrumentation and interpret experimental results.
  • Record observation, draft technical report in well-organized manners and report findings during internal meetings.
  • Maintain a safe/clean/organized environment in the lab and follow laboratory safety compliant protocols.
  • Assist in developing research ideas which may involve literature searches.Requirements:
    • Enrolled in an accredited college/university pursuing a degree in Chemistry, or related disciplinary areas with emphasis in organic chemistry, material synthesis of functional organic molecules, and material characterization. Individuals who have finished a university degree will also be considered.
    • Hands-on experience with setting up reactions, common analytical techniques (TLC, NMR, FT-IR), chromatographic purification, distillation is preferred.
    • Theoretical knowledgeand hands-on experience with photophysical characterization techniques such as UV-Vis and fluorescence spectroscopy and TCSPC is plus.
    • Ability to analyze data using software such as mestrenova, origin and excel.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively. Minimum Qualifications
      • Pursuing undergraduate degree in Chemistry, Chemical engineering, or related field with a focus on organic synthesis.
      • 6-12 months of practical laboratory experience in synthesis of organic molecules and polymers.
      • Requires less than 1 year of related experienceThe company offers a total rewards package that is competitive and comprehensive including but not limited to the following: medical, dental, vision, life, and other voluntary benefits, 401(K) including company matching, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), student debt assistance, tuition reimbursement program, development and career growth opportunities and programs, financial planning benefits, wellness benefits including an employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid company holidays, and family care and bonding leave.KLA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.

Keywords: KLA, Milpitas , Organic Chemist Intern, Other , Milpitas, California

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