Fostering today's talent for a brighter future

Kick-Start Your Career
Imagine having the opportunity to work in one of the most technologically advanced companies in the U.S. as a paid intern. At Samsung Austin Semiconductor, our internship programs provide an opportunity to apply what you're learning in your academic pursuits to real world situations, allowing you to enhance your skills, further your learning, and gain valuable experience. We also have a strong history of turning interns into successful full-time employees.

Challenge Yourself, Build Expertise We provide opportunities that support career path development

High School Graduate Internship for Aspiring Technicians

During this ten-week internship, you’ll be given the eye-opening experience of what it’s like to have a career in the semiconductor industry as a technician. After completing a two week orientation, you’ll be assigned a department and mentor that will give you the knowledge and experience to determine if becoming a technician is the right career for you. At the end of your internship, we will host a final showcase event, where you’ll have the opportunity to share your accomplishments and hear about the exciting work of your peers. Then, a select few are invited to transition into our Fab Apprentice Program (more below). To qualify for the internship, you must live within the ACC taxing district, be 18 years of age and graduate high school with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Please have you school CTE Coordinator contact our Technical Training Department for next steps.

Fab Apprentice Program

After completing the internship above, a select few will transition to our Fab Apprentice Program, giving you the opportunity to work two days a week at SAS while completing your Associate’s Degree at ACC. As long as you maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, SAS will pay for 100% of your tuition and books. Once you graduate, you will be eligible to apply for a full time position as a technician at SAS.

College Internship for Aspiring Engineers

Explore career opportunities and work with revolutionary technology in beautiful Austin, Texas. Our competitive university program places you in an engaging and fast-paced environment to give you the skills you need to thrive. During the three-month internship program, we’ll get to know your interests and assign you to a business unit that aligns with your personal and professional goals. Orientation and training sessions are tailored to you, giving you a complete view of our business and culture. We also provide regular opportunities to socialize with fellow interns and participate in a variety of company events. At the end of your internship, we host a showcase event where you’ll share your accomplishments and hear about the exciting work of your peers. A select amount of interns are then invited to the CORP program (more below). To qualify for this internship program, you must be a student who is currently pursuing a college degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Internship opportunities are posted each year in July and remain posted until the selection process is complete. Click below and search for keyword "Intern" at SAS.

Our College Orientation Recruitment Program

After completing the internship program above, a select few are chosen to advance to our College Orientation Recruitment Program (CORP). This multi-week, comprehensive orientation and technical training program gives new engineers an overview of the company’s processes and operations, knowledge of our semiconductor fabrication and manufacturing principles, networking opportunities, and exposure to working in a large organization. Chosen CORP participants are hired as full-time employees after completing our internship program. However, we occasionally open CORP to college graduates who did not serve as interns. CORP opportunities are posted each year in July and remain posted until the selection process is complete. Click below and search for keyword "College" at SAS.

“ My internship at Samsung Austin Semiconductor helped me verify my prospective career path in the semiconductor industry, exposed me to interesting technologies and problems, and ultimately led me to an exciting job offer! ” John Harris
“ I loved my internship experience at Samsung Austin Semiconductor! The projects I got to work on were really interesting and meaningful. I made plenty of professional connections and good friends. I'm really thankful for my experience since it kick-started my career and led to a full-time position here! ” Laura Phillips

Building the STEM Talent Pipeline in High School

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is interested in inspiring and informing high school students of STEM careers in the manufacturing industry. As part of building a talent pipeline, we host STEM Academy for high school juniors and seniors attending schools in Central Texas. Due to high demand and interest, we prioritize junior and senior level high school students in public, private and charter schools in Travis and Williamson Counties. Please download the "STEM Academy Request Form" and submit at least 30 days in advance. STEM Academy opportunities are only available on select Tuesday and Thursday dates and should be submitted here.

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