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Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

Microchip's Power & Discretes Business is rapidly expanding in the wide bandgap power area and is looking for an intern with a strong background in power electronics and/or power semiconductor devices.

The intern would be primarily involved in supporting the product group in commercializing Microchip's Next Generation silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky barrier diodes and Power MOSFETs. This involves working with the device, test and product engineers test and characterize devices, perform benchmarking and reporting findings.

The intern would have a tremendous opportunity to contribute and learn in a fast-paced semiconductor company in the midst of a product launch. The individual is expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills. They would have the ability to collaborate with multiple groups within the organization and learn from renowned technical experts in this area.

The ideal candidate for this 3 month internship will be able to work up to 40 hours during the summer.

The position is based in Bend, OR, consistently rated as one of the most desirable places in the US for its active lifestyle and stunning outdoors.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate would have graduate level research experience in power electronics and/or power semiconductor devices. A graduate (MSEE/PhD) student or a junior/senior BSEE student would fit well in this role. Should relish hands-on lab work including testing and characterizing devices such as MOSFETs and diodes.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Candidate must be enrolled in a Bachelors or higher level degree plan for Electrical or Electronics Engineering and actively attending college courses relating to their degree plan.
* Technical background in device physics or power electronics, esp. wide bandgap such as silicon carbide (SiC) or gallium nitride (GaN)
* Systematic approach to problem solving and organization
* Self-motivated, highly driven and does not need hand-holding
* Prior REU or internship experience would be a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.