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University Recruiting Programs

Applied Materials invests in talent. Our student and new college graduate programs are designed to train and engage emerging technology professionals in a variety of disciplines and assist with the transition from academia to a corporate environment. We provide networking, leadership and team-building opportunities, giving participants both valuable business contacts and practical skills.

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Upcoming Recruiting Events

New Graduates

Malachi - "Applied hired me as a student and was able to shape my professional skills in order to become an effective worker the moment I graduated. I’m thankful to Applied for the opportunity and at the same time believe it’s a win win..."

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Alex - "Being a new college graduate in Applied Materials is very exciting and fulfilling. From day one, the company entrusted me with great responsibility and projects with complex technical challenges. My contribution is valued and my managers are always open to my ideas."

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Aviram - "Applied has been a great workplace for my first engineering job, from the welcoming environment to a true growth experience. People around have been both amazing mentors and friends and I had the opportunity to blend into a great empowering team."

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Frequently Asked Questions: 
Who is eligible for a recent or new graduate opportunity?

Students who have graduated within the 12 months prior to their job application or are expected to graduate within the next 6 months are eligible.

Do you provide relocation assistance?

Yes. We offer a comprehensive relocation package for recent and new graduate hires who meet the eligibility criteria. For internships, students who live 50+ miles from their designated worksite are eligible for a housing stipend.

What types of new graduate positions are available?

Openings are based upon projected needs and include both technical and business positions, including but not limited to:

Technical Positions:

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Field Process Support
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Product Marketing Engineer
  • Product Support Engineer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Supplier Quality Engineer
  • Test Engineer

Business Positions:

  • Buyer
  • Business Process Development Analyst
  • Contract Specialist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Planner
  • User Systems Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst

We hire a few hundred summer interns each year, in both technical and business fields. The majority of internships fall into one of the following categories, including but not limited to:

  • Engineering
  • Physical Sciences
  • Supply Chain
  • Finance
  • Marketing
How soon after I submit my résumé will I be contacted?

You will be contacted only if you have been selected for an interview. We will keep your résumé on file for the duration of your university enrollment. If a position becomes available that matches your qualifications, you will be contacted.

New Graduates Opportunities

Applied Materials offers various full-time employment routes for recent upcoming university graduates which provide in-depth training opportunities to work cross-functionally, and access to a global knowledge database.