KLA Careers

Intern Audit 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?


The SOX Compliance team is responsible for assessing the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls at KLA. We are part of the global KLA Corporate Audit group.


The internship will be based in Milpitas, California during the summer of 2020 with the potential for full-time hire in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We are looking for a well-rounded, versatile college student with strong communication and interpersonal skills to join our team for the summer.


The intern position will include the following responsibilities: 

  • Testing the effectiveness of internal controls
  • Testing the information used in financial reports for completeness and accuracy
  • Documenting the results of testing
  • Updating process narratives, flowcharts, and control matrices
  • Assisting in evaluating new processes and systems
  • Assisting with the year-end control certifications
  • Communicating results via written reports and/or oral presentations


  • Preferred Coursework: Intermediate / Advanced Accounting, Auditing, Information Systems Design, Business Intelligence, Data Analysis
  • Solid understanding of accounting, processes, and internal controls.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, quality of work
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines, perform under time pressure

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Coursework: Introduction to Accounting, Auditing
  • Overall GPA: 3.25 or above
  • Major GPA: 3.5 or above
  • Ability to travel internationally

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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