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University Recruiting Programs

Applied Materials invests in talent. Our Internship Program and New College Graduate Programs are designed to train and engage emerging technology professionals in a variety of disciplines and assist with the transition from academia to a corporate environment. We provide networking, leadership, and team building opportunities, giving participants both valuable business contacts and practical skills.

 

Upcoming Recruiting Events

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sylvester

Sylvester
(Graduate of NUS—2016)

"I am grateful for all the wonderful opportunities that have come my way in Applied Materials. In 2017, I was sent to Hawaii to deliver a presentation at an internal conference, barely a year after I joined the company. Before a professional audience of 500, I shared my work experiences on data analytics, followed by questions and answers session where I fielded questions from the floor. The event also allowed me to bond and forge friendships with many experienced engineers from around the world. "

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Gladys

Gladys
(Graduate of SiT—2019)

"The training provided for newcomers is holistic in nature, covering areas like process, field service server and hardware.This has helped me to grasp the big picture of Applied Materials’ operations and appreciate the role every department plays to make the company tick. As one of the few female customer engineers within the organization, I was apprehensive initially, wondering if I could get along with my colleagues, but these fears turn out to be totally unfounded. "

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Gavin
(Graduate of NUS—2017)

"Being employed with Applied Materials is nothing short of amazing experience. I get to work with the industry's most talented people and we often put our heads together to tackle planning and other challenges. What I also appreciate is the nurturing environment where I am encouraged to speak out, voice suggestions and be guided along by my manager through their execution. "

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Wei Quin

Wei Qin
(Graduate of NUS—2019)

"At Applied Materials, I handle projects that demand multiple skillsets not taught in any engineering curriculum at university. The work I do in
this fast-changing work environment is dynamic, forcing me to think quickly on my feet in order to come up with swift, effective solutions. The company’s strong learning culture also resonates with me. There’s an established platform here that we can draw on to learn effectively, gain in-depth understanding of the challenges at hand and come up with cost-effective solutions.
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Si En

Si En
(Co-op interns of NUS—2019)
"Obtaining an internship at Applied Materials is a dream come true for me. As a chemical engineering student, I’ve always wanted to be at the forefront of the field I specialize in. Applied is known for its leadership position in the semiconductor business at a global level and the internship exposure it offers is possibly the best I could ask for. "

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Dinie

Dinie
(Graduate of NTU—2019)

"Since joining Applied Materials right after graduation, I have learned to look at issues in a more structured manner and from a planner’s perspective, while trying to understand the business’s big picture. As a newcomer, there are tasks and responsibilities I need to perform well. Though the learning curve is steep, I am doing everything I can to acquire knowledge on critical project issues, which might affect entire production lines. "

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Shermane

Shermane
(Graduate of Southern Cross University—2001)

"I count myself fortunate to have joined a reputable
global company like Applied Materials.
Everybody working here, both fresh graduates and seasoned professionals alike, are offered ample opportunities to get better at work and ahead in their careers. I always find myself learning something new daily in the workplace. This has enabled me to gain knowledge, hone skills continually and broadened my horizons."

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Frequently Asked Questions: 
Who is eligible for an internship?

Students currently enrolled in a degree program and a major that aligns with the business objectives of Applied Materials are eligible.

Who is eligible for a recent or new graduate opportunity?

Students who have graduated within the 12 months prior to their job application or are expected to graduate within the next 6 months are eligible.

What kinds of benefits are offered to interns?

Depending on the duration of the internship program, interns may receive medical insurance and paid time off.

In which locations are internships and new graduate positions offered?

We have offices located in Changi, Science Park and Fusionpolis. Opportunities are available in these locations based on business needs.

Are internships paid?

Yes. We offer industry competitive compensation.

What types of new graduate positions are available?

Openings are based upon projected needs and include both technical and business positions, including but not limited to:

Technical Positions (Engineering and Sciences) :

  • Customer Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Process Support Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Chemist

Business Positions (Non-Technical) :

  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain Planner
  • Order Fullfillment

 

What types of internships are available?

We hire interns each year, in both technical and business fields. The majority of internships fall into one of the following categories, including but not limited to:

Technical Positions (Engineering: Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Chemical, Materials):

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Software Engineer

Technical Positions (Sciences: Physics and Chemistry)

  • Process Engineer
  • Chemist

Business Positions (Non technical):

  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain Planner
  • HR Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
What is the best way to apply for an internship or new graduate position?

The most effective way to apply is through an on-campus interview. If Applied Materials is not interviewing at your school, you can still be considered for our opportunities by applying online.

How soon after I submit my résumé will I be contacted?

You will be contacted only if you have been selected for an interview. We will keep your résumé on file for the duration of your university enrollment. If a position becomes available that matches your qualifications, you will be contacted.

Internship Opportunities

Applied Materials offers a wide range of internship positions that provide qualified students with hands-on experience in a corporate environment, equipping them with critical professional skills and high-level knowledge about the materials engineering industry.

As an intern for Applied Materials, you’ll work alongside some of brightest minds, while also working for the global leader in materials engineering solutions. This is a great opportunity for tomorrow’s leaders. We strongly encourage you to apply.

 

Internship Co-op

Applied Materials partners with NUS Faculty of Engineering to bring you a structured program that aims to enhance your employability through combining school and workplace experience. The program involves working on projects that address real-time business needs and make an impact.

Students who undergo the Co-Op program will be awarded academic credit while preparing them for school-to-work transition.

New Graduates Opportunities

Applied Materials offers various full-time employment positions for recent and upcoming university graduates. These roles provide in-depth training in the relevant functional areas and also opportunities to work cross-functionally and across geographies.

We offer educational training and hands on experience that help you to nurture your career to new heights.