Sr. Intern Electronics Business Unit

Thermo Fisher Scientific Hillsboro, OR

About the Job

Job Title Senior Intern, Electronics Business Unit

Applications Development

Summary of Internship

The Applications Development Internship position provides an opportunity for engineering students who are currently pursuing a physics, materials science, or like master’s degree to get hands on experience working with engineers in a fast-paced development environment. The applications intern will contribute to development projects related to electron and ion microscopy. The position starts in January, paid working 40 hours per week through December.

Essential Functions

Provide engineering support related to product development projects including testing and design support of electron and ion microscope related projects. This work may include development on transmission electron microscopes and/or dual beam electron-ion microscopes. Interns are expected to:

Join a project team and contribute at a high level

Provide feedback on specifications and designs

Learn about electron and ion microscopes and microscopy

Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements

Specific tasks will be tailored to the intern’s experience level and abilities

Interact with many different groups within the organization to ensure that our customers’ needs are understood and are being met by our products

Skills and Abilities

Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team

Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve

Desire to contribute and improve design of new and existing scientific instrumentation products

Exceptional customer focus

Desire to teach other engineers about technology in area of expertise

Familiarity with microscopy or microelectronic devices

Aptitude for data analysis and working with complex tools

Understanding of optics is desired

Understanding of modern semiconductor manufacturing is desired


Engineering or Science Degree

An understanding of microelectronic circuits.

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.