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Corporate Audit Intern

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Company Overview

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

Who are we?  We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us.  The future is calling. Will you answer?


KLA is well known for its high-performing business model which routinely produces significant profit margins and revenue. Key to supporting KLA business is the finance team that partners with corporate and global business organizations to provide expertise and guidance for developing and executing sound business models and practices.

The Finance organization consists of operations and corporate finance teams. The operations finance team influences business decisions by gathering the best available operations information, distilling it and making recommendations to our management team on the best course of action. The corporate team provides a broad range of services, such as financial planning, corporate accounting, tax, industry analysis and benchmarking, internal audits, SEC reporting and merger and acquisition support.


Assist with the performance of an internal audit or Sarbanes Oxley (SOx) project, and help find ways to improve our audit processes.

The internship will be based in Milpitas, CA during the summer of 2020.

Detailed Project Description:

The intern will help with the planning and scoping of an internal audit and/or SOx project by running reports and performing data analysis on the reports to help us make our selections.  The candidate will also assist with the audit interviews to perform process walk-throughs, and gain an understanding of the processes in place.  The candidate will review reports, and perform interviews to assist with audit and/or SOx fieldwork testing.  Throughout the project, the ideal candidate will perform data analysis or find other methods to improve our audit processes.

What training or development opportunities will the intern gain with this project?  The intern will gain project management, data analysis, and interview/communication skills.  In addition, the intern will learn to have professional skepticism, a control mindset, and learn how to interact with individuals in various roles/functions in the company.


Position Type and Duration: 2020 Summer Internship based in Milpitas, CA

Preferred Majors: Business Administration, Economics, Finance or Accounting 

Preferred Coursework: Basic Accounting and Finance

Necessary Skills/Knowledge: Microsoft excel

Desired Skills and Knowledge: Data Analysis

Minimum Qualifications

Some College

Minimum Level Required: Working towards: Bachelor's 

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.