Finite Element Analysis Intern

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

Chemistry & materials science

Data science

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Research & development


No experience (Student)

Job Category

Mechanical engineering, Chemistry & materials science, Data science

Published: 12 days ago Job ID: J-00257105-217

Introduction to the job

An internship at ASML is a great opportunity to learn about working in a corporate setting and to provide hands on experience solving real world problems in a team environment. We are looking for a candidate who can help develop next generation methods for engineering analysis of Multiphysics problems.

“This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.”

Role and responsibilities

  • Specific tasks will be tailored to match the education / experience level of the intern and current needs of ASML analysis team, e.g. Develop Multiphysics subroutines utilizing APDL and Python, Reduced Order Modeling (ROM), Optimization
  • Work in a team environment alongside experienced engineers to achieve intern project goals
  • Document project and present the results to ASML analysis stakeholders

Education and experience

  • Current active MS/PhD students in Science or Engineering – Mechanical, Chemistry / Materials Science, Data Science or related field of Engineering.
  • Knowledge of computational fluid dynamics
  • Strong computing skills, including experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, APDL, Fortran)
  • Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis
  • Experience using Ansys, Abaqus software
  • Have strong written and oral communicative skills
  • Be a demonstrated “team player” with a quality orientation and interpersonal skills
  • Have strong problem solving skills and the ability to take initiative.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.

To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

Role within Office


  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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