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Intel SSD Technical Undergrad Internship in Folsom, California

Job Description

The SSD Technical Internship role offers hands-on and direct experience in cutting edge storage technology solutions. Specifically, the internship is an opportunity to learn about fast-growing solid-state drive marketing and how it is changing the data center and enterprise-based computing environments. The intern will work primarily with the technical applications engineering teams to support customer technical activities, marketing projects, product sampling, and system testing.

Responsibilities may be quite diverse of a nonexempt technical nature. U.S. experience and education requirements will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the job. Job assignments are usually for the summer or for short periods during breaks from school.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field.

6+ months of experience in the following areas:

  • PC architecture, by understanding relationship between CPU/Storage/DRAM. Specifically seeking those candidates that have built a PC from assembly to installation of O/S

  • Debug with some examples such as setting up a test environment to determine if compatibility issue is software or hardware related

  • Python

  • This internship has a minimum duration of 7 months (from June to Dec 29, 2019)

This U.S. position is open to U.S. Workers Only. A U.S. Worker is someone who is either a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident, or a person granted Refugee or Asylum status by the U.S. Government. Intel will not sponsor a foreign national for this position.

Preferred Requirements:

6+ months of experience in the following areas:

  • Benchmarking process. Have used CrystalDiskMark, Sysmark, or PCMarkVantage as an example.

  • Writing code to update firmware on an SSD

  • Pack/Unpack SSD

  • Benchmark Intel SSD vs Competitive SSD using various benchmarking software

  • Working with cross section of engineers to resolve issues reported by customer

  • Write code to augment internal tools for tracking of issues

  • Print labels following label specification to customer requirements

  • Perform specification gap analysis on Intel SSD vs customer requirements

Inside this Business Group

Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group: The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices. The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....