The ASML PhD Tech & Career Symposium is a three-day, all-expenses-paid career event in the US that showcases some of the fascinating and extreme technology challenges we’re currently working on at ASML.

Applications closed

Applications for the ASML PhD Tech & Career Symposium closed on December 8, 2019.

Program details

From March 11 to 13, 2020, we invite PhD students and graduates from all over the US to participate in a team-based workshop aimed at cracking these challenges.

The PhD Tech & Career Symposium is a great way to get to know our culture and how we work, and meet peers from all over the world. Personal interviews with hiring managers help you get to know ASML as a possible future employer.


We encourage you to apply if you graduated from a US university less than a year ago or if you’re in your final year of a PhD degree program in one of the fields below.

Show fields of study

  • Electrical engineering

  • Mechanical engineering

  • Mechatronics

  • Optical engineering

  • Software engineering

PhD Tech & Career Symposium application process

1. Apply

Applications for the ASML PhD Tech & Career Symposium open in November 2019, and the deadline to apply is December 8, 2019.

2. First selection round

We’ll let you know by December 20, 2019 if your application has been selected. If you are selected to proceed to the second round, we’ll ask you to submit a video cover letter (motivation video) by January 3, 2020.

3. Second selection round

The technical selection board will review your resume and video. We’ll let you know whether you’ve been selected byJanuary 20, 2020.

4. Prepare for the event

End of January 2020, we’ll send travel and accommodation details to the finalists. All travel and accommodation expenses are covered.


Get in touch with us if you have questions about the ASML PhD Tech & Career Symposium.