Summer Intern -- Coatings Group (Auburn Hills, MI)

DIVISION: Rigaku Innovative Technologies, Inc
DEPARTMENT: Coatings Group
POSITION: Summer Intern – Coatings Group ; May 2019 – August 2019

A summer intern is desired for assistance with measurements and analysis related to coating (multilayer deposition) efforts. One effort relates to conducting and organizing a length series of wafer stress measurements on the FLX-2420 system to support metrology validation, and multilayer repeatability and reproducibility study. Another effort relates to comparing and contrasting a commercial deposition simulation package with internally-developed analyses, assisting with determination of consistency with experimental results, assessing the applicability to improving deposition calibration efforts, and suggesting relevant follow-up experiments. A third effort relates to a similar effort with regard to internal software for design of neutron supermirrors. Finally, it is expected, the intern to generally assist on a flexible-basis with other routine tasks (such as AFM, microscopy) related to the Coating Department to reduce workload on scientists, as needed.


  • Capable of working with computer software packages/Excel
  • Exhibit a general ability to work with basis instrumentation with introductory training
  • General technical aptitude consistent with undergraduate engineering students
  • Strong attention to detail

Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.

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