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Instruments Marketing Intern

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Company Overview

KLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop, smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration, research and development. KLA focuses more than average on innovation and in 2021 we invested 15% of sales back into R&D. Our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers work together with the world’s leading technology providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrow’s electronic devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us.



The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Engineering, Product Training, and Technical Support. The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.

Company Overview

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that’s pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we’re making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier— than the world has ever seen.

Who are we? We research, develop, and manufacture the world’s most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We’re passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn’t be possible without us.


The future is calling. Will you answer?

Group/Division – KLA Instruments

The candidate will work in the KLA Instruments Group. This team develops solutions from bench top metrology instruments to in-line Fab tools for volume manufacturing for a wide range of highly technical markets beyond KLA’s core semiconductor businesses such as: compound semiconductor, LED, power device markets, 5G communications, IOT, data storage, solar cells, medical devices, R&D, and laboratories, to name some.

This internship is located in Knoxville, TN with the Nanoindenter Marketing Team which is part of KLA Instruments. The Nanoindenter group at KLA produces state of the art measurement equipment used around the world for applications from research to quality control.


This internship will give real world experience in

Market research and product placement through conducting market research into Brand recognition and other factors relating to the success of customer engagement in sales measurement instrumentation

through web research, customer interviews and potential customers.

Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities
Research and evaluate competitor marketing and digital content.
Perform market analysis and research on the latest trends
Prepare detailed promotional presentations

Excellent verbal and written communication
Web research skills
The ability to develop key points from a wide variety of inputs
At least 2 years of undergraduate education
A technical degree such as physics, chemistry, ME, EE, Industrial Eng, or comparable technical background.

Past internships in marketing
Experience with scientific instrument or material science is a plus, even if not professionally
Passion for learning and growing in the marketing field
Ability to work well on a team
Adaptability, Collaborates, Communication, Customer Focus, Decision Quality, Drives Results, Innovation, KLA Values, Problem Solving, Work Processes

Minimum Qualifications

Some College

We offer a competitive, family friendly total rewards package. We design our programs to reflect our commitment to an inclusive environment, while ensuring we provide benefits that meet the diverse needs of our employees.

KLA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at talent.acquisition@kla.com to request accommodation.




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