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Chemistry Internship: Investigate pellicles performance in extreme conditions
Research & development
Chemistry & materials science
In a nutshell
Research & development
Chemistry & materials science, Physics
Are you a student in chemistry, material/nano science or plasma physics? Do you have knowledge in MATLAB? Are you able to work independently?
ASML mission is, together with our partners, to provide leading patterning solutions that drive the advancement of microchips. This means enabling groundbreaking technology to produce smaller chips with better resolution that our customers can produce on the highest speed.
The Research Material Science & Chemistry is part of the Research department of ASML. This group identifies and fills in technological gaps in the future roadmap of lithography and the lithography market.
Our focus is on advanced material research and on the interaction of light (13.5 nm) with the gaseous background in our tools and on solid materials. We work in small teams and deliver solutions that can be transferred to Development and Engineering. We work together with external research institutes and universities. The broad range of complex problems, the depth of understanding and the room to create new solutions makes the work in our group fascinating.
For this assignment, your main focus will be to:
- investigate the behavior of thin films in extreme conditions;
- investigate material issues/challenges using appropriate material diagnostic tools.
This includes experimental work in ASML advanced offline test set-ups, characterizing thin films and analyzing results and presenting findings, as well as writing a report
To be the perfect match for this internship, you:
- are a student with a background in chemistry, material/nano science or plasma physics;
- have knowledge in experimental chemistry, material/nano science or plasma physics;
- have knowledge in MATLAB;
- are able to work independently;
- have great communication skills in English, both written and verbally.
This is an apprentice and graduation internship for bachelor and master students, with a minimum duration of 6 months, 4 days per week. The start date is in January 2023.
Please note that we can only consider students who are enrolled at a school for the entire duration of the internship.
This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.
Diversity and 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.
Change the world – one nanometer at a time
Become an intern at a Dutch company that’s a global industry leader. You’ll gain valuable experience in a highly innovative environment – one that sparks your imagination and creativity. In addition to a monthly internship allowance of maximum €600 (plus a possible housing and free public transport), you’ll get practical guidance from experts in the field and the chance to work in and experience a dynamic team environment.
ASML: be part of progress
ASML is a high-tech company headquartered in the Netherlands. We manufacture the complex lithography machines that chipmakers use to produce integrated circuits, or computer chips. What we do is at the heart of all the electronic devices that keep us informed, entertained and connected. Every day, you use electronics that simply wouldn’t exist without our machines.
Behind ASML’s innovations are engineers who think ahead. The people who work at our company include some of the most creative minds in physics, electrical engineering, mathematics, chemistry, mechatronics, optics, mechanical engineering, and computer science and software engineering.
We believe we can always do better. We believe the winning idea can come from anyone. We love what we do – not because it’s easy, but because it’s hard.
Students: getting ready for real-world R&D
We’re a global team of about 28,000 people of 120 different nationalities and counting. Headquartered in Europe’s top tech hub, the Brainport Eindhoven region in the Netherlands, our operations are spread across Europe, Asia and the US.
In such an environment, your colleagues may be sitting next door, or they could be thousands of kilometers away in a different country – or even working for a different company.
An internship at ASML is the opportunity to get to know not only the world of industrial-strength R&D, but yourself – you’ll discover just what excites you most. Will you design a part of the machine, or make sure it gets built to the tightest possible specifications? Will you write software that drives the system to its best performance, or work side-by-side with the engineers of our customers in a fab, optimizing a system to the requirements of the customer?
How will you be part of progress?
How will you be part of progress?