Intern – Photolithography Process Development Engineer


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Boise, ID

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Job Overview:

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.

Micron Technology is a world leader in innovating memory and storage solutions that accelerate the transformation of information into intelligence, inspiring the world to learn, communicate and advance faster than ever.

Intern – Photolithography Process Development Engineer

Micron is a world leader in innovative memory solutions that transform how the world uses information. For over 40 years, our company has been instrumental to the world’s most significant technology advancements, delivering optimal memory and storage systems for a broad range of applications. Our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. For us, this means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.

We are currently seeking a creative individual for an internship position in the Photolithography Research and Development group in Boise, Idaho. As an intern, you will work on projects significant to current and future semiconductor manufacturing technology advancement to enable next generation memory and storage solutions. You will collaborate with engineers in Photolithography, Metrology, Dry Etch, Wet Process, and other process areas. During the internship, your will complete two to three projects. Topics may cover photoresist evaluations, reticle/layout/OPC development, line width roughness improvements, process window analysis, overlay optimization, etc.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to

  • Design of experiments (DOE) in chemical process specific to lithography, including materials for 365, 248, and 193 nm lithography.

  • Plan and run experiments in semiconductor cleanroom using state-of-the-art technology.

  • Analyze image and/or data through programming and data processing software. Data may include critical dimension, registration, cross section etc.

  • Document and communicate plans, status, and results of R&D projects in written reports and presentations, including the analysis and interpretation of data.


  • Coursework or experience in photolithography and semiconductor manufacturing preferred.

  • Data Science, programming experience, and coursework/experience in statistics and data analysis are strongly preferred.

  • Strong aptitude for research/development and ability to build production-worthy technologies.

  • Capable of working independently and to complete projects in a timely manner.

  • Ability to work well in groups.

  • Good analytical skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills- written, verbal and presentation.


Applicants should be working towards an M. S. or Ph. D. in a semiconductor-related field and will continue education in Fall of 2023. Note: Internship service dates are during the spring/summer of 2023

About Us

As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands - Micron, Crucial and Ballistix - we offer the industry's broadest portfolio. We are one of the only few companies manufacturing today's major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND and NOR. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate artificial intelligence and scientific breakthroughs, and enhance communication around the world.

As a world leader in the semiconductor industry, Micron is dedicated to your personal wellbeing and professional growth. Micron benefits are designed to help you stay well, provide peace of mind and help you prepare for the future. We offer a choice of medical, dental and vision plans in all locations enabling team members to select the plans that best meet their family healthcare needs and budget. Micron also provides benefit programs that help protect your income if you are unable to work due to illness or injury, and paid family leave. Additionally, Micron benefits include a robust paid time-off program and paid holidays. For additional information regarding the Benefit programs available, please see the Benefits Guide posted on Benefits | Micron Technology, Inc

Micron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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