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Research Trainee, Process Engineering
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 7.1.2021

Let’s make science work for hope next summer! – VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships

Let’s face it, 2020 was a mess. But this summer, we can make a change for the better. Join a community of world-class problem solvers, tackling the greatest challenges of our time. Together, we can turn these challenging times into a hopeful future. Apply now for the VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships.

Do you want to start changing the world for the better next summer? Are you all about science and technology or passionate about business and people? Would you like to develop your skills and use them to tackle the greatest challenges of our time?

VTT Summer of Changemakers 2021 is looking for you. We offer over 30 truly meaningful summer traineeships, where you get to challenge yourself and build your career in a community of brilliant minds. We are one of Europe’s leading research organisations. We turn global challenges – from climate change and resource sufficiency to industrial renewal and smart healthcare – into sustainable growth with the latest and best tools of science and technology. Now, we are looking for passionate changemakers – you – to join us as summer trainees.

Do you want to be the next Research Trainee, Process Engineering?

Do you want to join the Process Engineering team as a Research Trainee to support silicon processing in microelectronics cleanroom Micronova in Otaniemi? We operate in a cleanroom fully equipped for the fabrication of silicon and glass based microsystems and devices. The Process Engineering team supports and develops processes for innovative pilot production and R&D.


With us you will be assisting process engineers in the process development and problem solving in the cleanroom manufacturing environment. Your task is also to help in sustaining the processes over the holiday season in collaboration with the maintenance group.

What would your responsibilities include?

As part of the process engineering team, you support silicon wafer processing in the manufacturing and R&D. Your role consists of the following responsibilities:

  • Uses characterization tools, such as reflectometer, microscope, SEM, etc
  • Carries out test and monitor runs using processing equipment
  • Follows up on the test results and the statistical control limits

Who we are looking for?

To succeed in the position, you have following background and skills:

  • Background in physic/chemistry/electrical engineering and studies and/or some experience in microfabrication processes.
  • Ability to work in the clean room laboratory environment
  • Ability to take initiative, responsibility, ability to combine theory with practice in a solution-oriented manner
  • Good interaction and cooperation skills and fluent English

The ideal VTT Changemaker is a curious mind, who is eager to develop and take on new challenges. We appreciate ambition and willingness to learn over having all the answers or skills ready when you start. You are also a team player with strong collaboration skills who wants to drive positive impact in the world. In addition, you are interested in microfabrication and enthusiastic about silicon based devices. You are not shy to propose ideas for improvement and want to see research results turn into commercial solutions.

Why should you join us?

We promise meaningful projects, where you get to take on real responsibility: creating innovative scientific and technical solutions as part of our research team. You’ll be supported and encouraged every step of the way by your team, learning from the top experts in your field. And you’ll get to discover our community of over 2000 experts representing more than 40 nationalities working across cutting-edge fields of science and technology.

All VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships are paid and the duration is usually between 3 and 6 months. The exact starting date can be discussed. Positions are filled as soon as we find the right candidate.

Please read more of VTT Summer of Changemakers from here: https://www.vttresearch.com/en/summer-changemakers

Interested and want to hear more?

Come, curious minds and clever changemakers! Prepare your CV and cover letter, and send in your application by 7th February. Let’s change the world for the better next summer.