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HR Intern

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Company Overview

KLA Corporation, a leading provider of process control and yield management solutions, partners with customers around the world to develop state-of-the-art inspection and metrology technologies. These technologies serve the semiconductor, data storage, LED, and other related nanoelectronics industries. With a portfolio of industry-standard products and a team of world-class engineers and scientists, the company has created superior solutions for its customers for more than 35 years. Headquartered in Milpitas, Calif., KLA has dedicated customer operations and service centers around the world. Additional information may be found at www.kla-tencor.com.


Human Resources partners with management to attract, develop, engage and retain highly qualified people globally to meet the business’ needs.  HR is responsible for designing and implementing the company’s talent management tools and processes, and for delivering consultative services to management in support of talent decisions. Our primary areas of strategic focus include: Talent Acquisition, Individual and Organizational Assessment and Development, Performance Management, Inclusion and Engagement, and Rewards.


KLA is looking for high-energy and learned HR interns for some exciting projects this coming summer in the sunny and exciting high tech haven of Silicon Valley!

This position delivers high quality analysis, problem solving, and human capital management recommendations to HR and business leaders at KLA while participating in the execution of corporate level project(s). The individual in this role will assume responsibility for all or part of a major HR project in alignment with HR strategic and/or operational goals and will interact with both the corporate team to which they are assigned and the greater HR community to complete the assigned project(s).

Potential project topics could include skill development, performance management, employee engagement, career paths, diversity & inclusion, compensation etc.  All projects will involve data collection and analysis, literature review, employee interviews and presentations to senior leaders.


  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Ability to apply concepts and theories from behavioral and management sciences to achieve organizational capability and competitive advantage
  • Strong consultative and relationship building skills
  • Superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; team player; customer and results oriented; positive influencing skills
  • Must demonstrate perseverance, team work
  • Ability to work collaboratively across the business units and corporate functions and partner with individuals across different geographies, as needed
  • Curiosity about how the different parts of a business works

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in 2 year graduate program in HR/OD with immigration authorization to undertake corporate internship projects.

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.