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Associates Degree - Technician Internship Program

Posted on Feb 25, 2021 by GlobalFoundries

Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


GLOBALFOUNDRIES is the world's first full-service semiconductor foundry with a truly global manufacturing and technology footprint and is executing its Vision to reshape the semiconductor industry through collaboration and innovation. GLOBALFOUNDRIES continues to grow and expand its Fab 8 facility in the Albany-Saratoga region of upstate New York.

Summary of Role\:

Malta, NY, is seeking one year Associate Degree Intern Equipment/Maintenance Technicians to sustain and run the fab floor with the primary responsibility of resolving equipment and process issues. Intern positions will be working on shift, experiencing a 24/7 manufacturing operation during the summer, followed by part-time shift work during the final school year.

Essential Responsibilities\:

  • Perform preventive maintenance activities on state-of-the-art 300mm semiconductor equipment
  • React to error messages of factory systems and/or equipment
  • Review Statistical Process Control charts for process quality and react to Out of Control conditions including defect troubleshooting
  • Perform visual inspections (quality check)
  • Recover from process and tool interruptions
  • Complete all required reporting and documentation
  • Understand and follow all health, safety, and environmental procedures and requirements
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement processes, learning and skills development
  • Strong team member, able to work well with a global team
  • Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs
Required Qualifications\:
  • Enrolled in a 2 Year Technical/Associates Degree in Science, Math, Engineering, Semiconductor Manufacturing or a related discipline, with the first year of the degree nearly completed
  • Fluency in English Language - written & verbal
  • Physical Capacity Demands\:

    • Able to work in a cleanroom environment per semiconductor industry and GLOBALFOUNDRIES protocol/requirements
    • Able to wear all required cleanroom protective clothing and proper PPE (personal protective equipment) when required, excluding breaks
    • Able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds on a periodic basis throughout the shift
    • Able to perform work in a standing position for majority of shift, excluding breaks
Preferred Qualifications\:
  • Strong technical skills and knowledge of semiconductor processing and process equipment
  • Able to operate computer and system interface programs to ensure appropriate computing and analysis of production information
  • Able to follow detailed instructions and procedures to complete tasks and required documentation; demonstrate solid work performance in an environment requiring high level of attention to detail and timeliness
  • Strong team member, able to work well with a global team, other duties as assigned; able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize activities
  • Proficiency with software applications\: Microsoft Office, Google Suite
  • Working knowledge of Statistical Process Control methodologies & systems
  • Equipment or process maintenance experience in semiconductor manufacturing
  • Familiarity with Lean processes & activities and Kaizen teams

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

An offer of employment with GLOBALFOUNDRIES is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, as applicable and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is fully committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and believes that cultural diversity within the company enhances its business potential. GLOBALFOUNDRIES goal of excellence in business necessitates the attraction and retention of highly qualified people. Artificial barriers and stereotypic biases detract from this objective and may be illegally discriminatory.

All policies and processes which pertain to employees including recruitment, selection, training, utilization, promotion, compensation, benefits, extracurricular programs, and termination are created and implemented without regard to age, ethnicity, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic or category specified by local, state or federal law.

Reference: 1108561694

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