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Intern - R&D Metrology Engineer

Date: Jan 13, 2018

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 96702 

This position is for an internship in the Metrology Research and Development group in Boise.  In this role, you will work on projects relevant to current and future semiconductor manufacturing needs.  You will work with engineers in Metrology, as well as other process areas.  Projects may include focus on 1 of 5 disciplines within the metrology group; Optical Thin Films, Scatterometry/OCD, X-Ray, Overlay/Registration, or CDSEM.


In this role, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Complete two or three Metrology related projects and report on results.
  • Plan and run experiments in a semiconductor cleanroom using cutting edge technology.
  • Analyze top-down and cross-sectional SEM data using Excel and JMP.
  • Work on new metrology technology and measurement techniques to ensure that our measurement capabilities meet the technical device roadmaps.
  • Working with metrology equipment vendors on continuous improvement of software/hardware and development of new measurement techniques.
  • Understanding, optimizing and maintaining the calibration of metrology systems.
  • Working closely with process development and process integration engineers to optimize measurements for multiple device process flows and layer stacks.
  • Developing applications on next generation processes and technologies within Fab 4 and qualification for technology transfers to production fabs.
  • Evaluations of new metrology tools to determine lowest COO solutions with the highest accuracy and precision for deployment in R&D and high volume manufacturing.


Successful candidates for this position will have:

  • Process and equipment related experience or coursework in instrumentation and calibration procedures.
  • Strong understanding of semiconductor manufacturing processes (diffusion, CVD, Etch, Lithography) and device process flows (NAND, DRAM).
  • Good computer skills including MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and JMP.
  • Strong data analysis skills and a high level of attention to detail.
  • The ability to work individually on assigned tasks or as a team.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills



  • Applicants should be working towards an M. S. or Ph. D. in Engineering, Physics, Material Science, or a semiconductor-related field.
  • Must be continuing education in Fall of 2017 (Expected graduation date must not be before September 1st 2017)

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.

To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).

Keywords:  Boise || Idaho (US-ID) || United States (US) || Technology Development || Entry || Internship || Engineering || Not Applicable ||

Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian

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