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Global Workplace & Infrastructure Team - New College Graduate Opportunity!

💼 Graduate Job

Santa Clara

🤑 $64K - $88K

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  • You need a Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Finance, Operations, Engineering or Construction Management, strong communication skills, cultural sensitivity, problem-solving drive, and organizational prowess. Only 1 year of experience is expected. Apply now for this exciting opportunity!
  • You will rotate through various areas in Global Workplace & Infrastructure, gaining hands-on experience in R&D labs, offices, real estate, design, construction, finance, and operations. Learn to support global facility expansion and optimize facility design for a growing workforce.

Graduate Job

EngineeringSanta Clara


The Global Workplace and Infrastructure (GWI) team at Applied Materials is responsible for all facilities, from acquisition through operation to disposition. We provide the infrastructure that enables our industry-leading research and development, as well as the offices and amenities for our amazing employees worldwide. The scope of our function includes:

  • Real Estate: Site selection, buy vs. lease decisions, commercial and legal negotiations
  • Design and Construction: Engineering, architectural, cost and schedule management, construction execution
  • Operations: Facility management and employee services

This Santa Clara, CA based position is designed to provide the candidate broad exposure to the company and GWI during the first year, positioning them to subsequently take a more specific role within our growing GWI function.

GWI is a global team. Our team members are expected to be willing to travel up to 20% and virtually support all global time zones.


  • Graduating with a Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in a Finance, Operations, Engineering or Construction Management discipline
  • Ability to confidently and clearly communicate
  • Passion for learning and deep curiosity
  • Experience participating on virtual teams and dealing with wide-range of international cultures.
  • Drive to discover new ways to solve problems and influence others to commit to change.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Qualifications:
  • Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)
  • Years of Experience:
  • Up to 1 Year

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • The first year will include rotational assignments through several areas in GWI. This may include:
  • Technical Infrastructure (R&D Labs)
  • Workplace (Offices)
  • Real Estate
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Health and Safety
  • Learning goals during this time will include:
  • Learn how we establish and operate R&D labs, factories, and workplaces for 40k employees at hundreds of sites in multiple countries.
  • Gain experience on the skillsets required to operate in one of the leading-edge R&D fabrication facilities in the industry, equipped with many of the toolsets required to process the leading technology for the industry.
  • Work amongst the technologists and subject matter experts in the semiconductor field to enable the tooling and infrastructure requirements to meet the next generation technology requirements.
  • Support global facility expansion that will enable ~50% growth to more than 50k employees over the next five years.
  • Learn the digital tools that are currently in use at Applied to assist in planning, design and layout for various infrastructure types.
  • Exposure to the operational processes required to coordinate the complex activities required to ensure successful completion of projects related to the installation, modification and/or infrastructure facilitation requirements.
  • Understand how to optimize design and footprint of facilities and services to align with enduring hybrid working patterns.
  • Learning how Applied collects business unit space infrastructure needs and requirements and initiates searches for and eventually acquires suitable land/facilities to support business needs.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Santa Clara


64000 - 88000 USD