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Cascade Microtech, Inc. | Livermore, CA
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Job Description

MEMs Performance and Materials Characterization Internship

FormFactor, Inc.

Livermore, CA

FormFactor serves the top names in the semi-conductor industry. Our customers are producing cutting edge microchips to meet the demands of a fast-paced, mobile-driven world. These technology leaders need an expert to test their breakthrough technology, ensure it performs and get it to market fast. That's where FormFactor's revolutionary test equipment probe cards come in. These devices are created, designed and manufactured using complex, electrochemical processes in our growing factories in Livermore, San Jose, Carlsbad and Beaverton, OR.

FormFactor hosts an annual 12 week internship as part of our commitment to growing and developing the next generation of technical talent. Internships provide current students and recent graduates with the opportunity to work on novel projects alongside experts in the world of semi-conductors. If you are looking for a hands-on opportunity to be part of a growing, dynamic industry leader, we would love to speak with you!

Successful candidates must be available to start this program on Monday, May 22nd or Monday June 19th and commit to all 12 weeks of the program.

Job Description:

In this position, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with MEMS alloy characterization and support fatigue and high temperature micro-tensile testing. Responsibilities will include:

* Perform micro-tensile testing on established testing platform to characterize and optimize electrodeposited metallic composites (NiCo, PdCo, Cu, Au, Rh, etc102) with respect to mechanical properties (i.e. Young's modulus, yield strength, ultimate tensile strength and ductility).
* Refine and improve associated documentation and testing methods. Provide input and recommendations for future materials testing and characterization.

Job Requirements:

Education Requirements: Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or Physics

* B.S. Candidate: Minimum 3 years coursework
* MS or PhD Candidate

Candidates must have knowledge and competences in the following areas (2+ years):

* Materials Science and Engineering

The preferred candidate will have the following skills and expertise:

* Hands on mechanical testing (Tensile, Cyclic Fatigue, Relaxation) using Instron Mechanical test platform or similar
* Design of Experiments
* JMP and/or Excel-macro experience
* Scanning electron microscope (SEM) experience
* Excellent communication skills

Formfactor, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

About Cascade Microtech, Inc.

Cascade Microtech, Inc. designs, develops and manufactures wafer probing and test socket solutions for the electrical measurement of chips. The Company designs, manufactures and assembles its products in Beaverton, Oregon and Plymouth, Minnesota, with global sales, service and support centers in North America, Europe, Japan, Taiwan, China and Singapore. Its product lines include engineering probe stations, analytical probes, production probe cards, test sockets and various services. Its engineering probe stations are configurable and are sold with various accessories, including its analytical probes, as well as accessories from third parties. In addition, the Company designs and builds custom engineering probe stations to address the specific requirements of its customers. The Company's analytical probes are sold to serve as components of its engineering probe stations, or to serve as components of test equipment manufactured by third parties. (Source: 10-K)