Applications Lab Intern
Somerset, NJ 
Posted 1 day ago
Job/Internship Description

About Veeco
You probably don't realize it, but what we do at Veeco touches the lives of every person, every day. It's a bold statement, but it's true. From the smartphones in our pockets that access the world's collective knowledge, to the cloud-based services where all that information lives, to high-speed wireless communication and computing power needed to drive artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, gaming and so much more, our technology is all around us.

We design, develop, manufacture, and service highly complex, cutting-edge machines used by our customers to create the essential devices that drive the digital age, connect the world, and improve the human experience. Along with the world's leading technology companies, many of which are household names, we help solve their most difficult material science challenges, enabling technologies for a more connected, sustainable, and convenient world.

We're looking for material difference-makers to join our growing team. Interested? Learn more at.


Veeco Instruments, Inc. is currently looking for a hands-on compound semiconductor Application Lab Intern who will primarily be responsible for working in the applications lab, supporting routine MOCVD process runs related to Veeco MOCVD product development. This role includes MOCVD process development activities and requires the operation and maintenance of one or more MOCVD systems. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Technology, who will direct the intern's activities.


  • Full-time employment during the Summer and Winter (40 hours a week)
  • Part-time employment during Fall/Spring semester (minimum of 16 hours a week)


As an Application Lab Intern, you will build on classroom learning through paid work directly related to your field. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn to load and operate routine MOCVD process runs to support various compound semiconductor-based application development projects
  • Join development activities of advanced & state of the art process technology for photonics application
  • Work with process scientists in conducting application-specific process development on leading-edge process technology
  • Manage, execute, and report on a project supporting improved process and operational capabilities for the MOCVD product line


  • At least a Seniorin an undergraduate Bachelor's program or enrolled in a Master's or Ph.D. program with a semiconductor or electronic material major is preferred.
  • A background of Material Science/Engineering, Chemical Engineering/Chemistry, or Electrical Engineering/Physics is a must.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment are required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge and hands-on experience of characterization techniques for thin films such as AFM, SEM, XRD, PL, CV, Hall, Lehighton, or Polaron (ECV) is preferred.
  • Knowledge or experience in semiconductor device physics, and semiconductor material properties, specifically compound semiconductors is preferred.
  • Prior semiconductor fab experience for R&D semiconductor device fabrication is favored.
  • Experience in DOE and experimental data process tools and techniques (JMP, Minitab, etc.) is favored.

Veeco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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