Engineering Scientist Intern (Science Degree)

  • Seagate Technology
  • Derry, Londonderry, UK
  • Jan 08, 2021
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Process Engineering Intern wishing to take on an 11 month placement in a high tech industrial environment over the next academic year, commencing in September 2021. The successful candidate will join our team based in Springtown.

  • You will be working on state-of-art technology in wafer manufacturing in the areas of photolithography, Vacuum Deposition and Etch, Electro-plating, and associated metrology techniques within the Process Engineering Department.
  • You will work with engineers and technicians on projects that optimise process capability and improving wafer yield.
  • You will have opportunities to undertake training programs covering data analysis, six sigma, and recording head technologies.

About you:

  • You will currently be studying a Material Science/Physics/Maths or related Science degree programme.
  • Have solid understanding of basic scientific principles of related courses
  • Strong communication and team work skills and desire to work in high tech manufacturing environment

Your experience includes:

  • Currently undertaking a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Material Science/Physics/Maths or other similar Science subject

Please note that you must demonstrate on the application how you meet the criteria for the role as identified above. In order to facilitate shortlisting, the company reserves the right to apply enhanced criteria.

  • Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in the UK without the requirement to be sponsored by Seagate.


Our Springtown site is Derry/Londonderry’s largest manufacturer, with more than 1,400 employees spanning research and development, manufacturing and other functions. Here at work you can grab breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks at our on-site canteen. Looking for an active break from your workday? We’ve got you covered. Take a group or individual exercise class during lunch or after work at our on-site gym. Network with your colleagues through the Young Professionals Network, Women’s Leadership Group, the Carers Café (for caregivers of individuals with disabilities) or our creative network, which includes a choir, foreign language classes and even a cookery class. Opportunities to volunteer in the community also abound.

Completed applications should be submitted no later than midnight on Friday 22nd January 2021.

Seagate Technology is committed to equal opportunity in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community irrespective of sex, marital status, religious affiliation, age, disability or ethnic origin. The Company specifically welcomes applications from the protestant community who are currently underrepresented in this job category. All applications will be considered strictly on the basis of merit.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School