KLA Careers

Research Marketing Intern

Company Overview

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

Who are we?  We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us.  The future is calling. Will you answer?

Group/Division

The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support.  The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.

Responsibilities

Marketing Research Interns are responsible for modeling/analysis, writing surveys and collecting primary research data. Some responsibilities are conducted regularly (daily, weekly, etc.) while others are longer-term, ad hoc projects. Sample responsibilities and projects include:

  • Conducting statistical and industry analysis on companies and the industry to support the teams.
  • Learning fundamentals of industry and companies covered by the team, and researching sector trends that may impact company/sector recommendations
  • Writing short notes and lengthy reports (Primers) on markets and/or industries

Research Analyst Interns participate in group projects and presentations, offering the opportunity to learn not only from one’s own program assignment, but also benefit from the team’s experiences. Placement will be determined based on candidate preference, skill set and business needs.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Candidates are required to be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a graduation timeframe between December 2020 and June 2021
  • Accounting, economics, mathematics, engineering, statistics, or programming background a plus
  • 3.2 minimum GPA preferred
  • Candidates must demonstrate a combination of academic aptitude, quantitative skills, strategic and creative thinking and distinguished written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail; exercise strong quality control over own work
  • Strong team and partnering skills; able to operate effectively remotely
  • A passion and curiosity appropriate for research
  • Highly motivated with a drive to succeed
  • Well organized with high attention to detail
  • Outgoing with strong personal presence
  • Good judgment and business sense

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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