30+ days ago - req29928

Optical Engineer- Intern

Research & development

Optical engineering

Electrical engineering


In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


No experience (Student)



Job Category

Optical engineering, Electrical engineering, Physics


ASML US brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler Arizona, San Jose and San Diego California, Wilton Connecticut, and Hillsboro Oregon.

Job Mission

Are you a bachelor or master student in Optics, Physics, Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering? Do you have first experience in optical concept design and optical modules design? Then this internship could be interesting for you!

Job Description

ASML is the market leader in developing photolithography systems for the semiconductor industry. A sub-function inside this sophisticated are the optical hardware modules design, which supports the upper level functionality of the system.

The current optical hardware includes imaging, illumination, and sensing modules. The hardware upgrade and the performance improvements are on the way with the system road map and the competence road map.


Master's or Bachelor student in Optics, Physics, Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electronic Engineering


In this internship you will:

  • Get familiar with the ASML hardware develop and test environments
  • Be involved in the optical hardware prototyping process
  • Create part of technical performance documents for the optical hardware

Personal skills

  • You will be enrolled at a school during the entire duration of the internship
  • You have first experiences in Zemax, Code V, Solidworks, and NX
  • You can work independently and have good communication skills
  • You have an open mind and willing to learn from your colleagues

Context of the position

This position primarily works in an office environment. It requires frequent sitting, standing and walking. Daily use of a computer is required. May stand for extended periods when facilitating meetings.

The physical demands of the position described herein are essential functions of the job and employees must be able to successfully perform these tasks for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made for those individuals
with real or perceived disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job described.

Other information

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability