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Internship - Tool requirements for Chip-Package Co-Design

NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors

Marketing & Communications, Product, Design
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

The future starts here! Ready to join NXP?

Become part of the startup of a dynamic team that is leading NXP on a high-performance electronic design. There is a lot of room for new ideas and innovations, and you will be supported to have a continuous focus on development, coaching and creating a supportive environment for your team.

Your Team

The Design Enablement – PDK (Physical Design Kit) department, is providing the technology files for the design tools that designers use to design digital, analog, mixed A/D signal and RF integrated circuits. Today's high-performance chips require that IC-designer take the IC-package into account when designing the IC. Package designers must be aware of the requirements of the IC-designer during the package design. Recently developed design tools allows the exchange of design data of the IC to the package design tools and vice-versa. The PDK team must configure these tools, but the use-cases that must be supported for the IC- and package designers are not well defined.

Your Responsibilities

  • Gathering requirements for the use cases of the IC-designers and the package designers

  • Developing test examples for the defined use-cases.

  • Use the test-cases to validate the set-up of the tools provid

What’s in it for you.

  • A great opportunity to develop your skills (technical, soft skills, communication, etc.)

  • Gaining experience in a multinational and diverse environment

  • Possibility to become part of NXP’s Young Professional Talent Pool

  • Working on real assignments which contribute to NXP’s objectives

Your Profile

  • Master of Science - last year of engineer school, electronic engineering domain with strong bases/understanding IC-technology and analog/RF design.

  • Affinity Cadence design tool for analog/RF design

  • Experience in Linux environment ‒ all our development tools are running on this platform.

  • Versioning/data-management tools

  • Bug-tracking tools

  • Good level of English is required (attendance to meetings / presentations with international team, reading and writing of documentation)


This is a full-time internship (40 hours per week) with a duration of 6 months or longer. The assignment could also be suitable as a thesis/graduation project. Please note that in order to be considered for an internship/working student assignment, you need to be registered as a student during the entire period.

Creating Secure Connections and Infrastructure for a Smarter World

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) makes products and environments safer, more sustainable, and more secure with innovative connectivity and edge processing solutions for a smarter world. We are in the business of better. Not just better technologies, but better innovations to improve society. As the world leader in secure connectivity and processing solutions for embedded applications, NXP is solving the world’s most complex technology challenges to accelerate business innovation, enhance how we work, and advance how we live. If you are as excited about this opportunity as we are, we kindly invite you to apply. After a screening based on your profile you can be expected to have a video interview with our Talent Acquisition Consultant followed by business.

What Can You Expect?

Development opportunities: We believe that a key component to growing our business is to develop our people. To enable you to grow your career at NXP, we provide you with a mix of learning through on-the-job experiences, learning from industries bests, and learning through education to help you develop your core and professional skills.

Our offices: The Netherlands is home to our global headquarters (Eindhoven) along with two additional sites (Nijmegen, Delft) and includes a diverse team of over 2000 employees with 51 different nationalities focused on R&D, manufacturing, product development, business operations, legal and sales.

Hiring process: Applying only takes a minute! Fill in the online application and share your CV with us. After a positive screening based on your CV you will have an initial video conversation with our Talent Acquisition Consultant followed by several business interviews. Here are some useful tips to help you prepare.

And more: Life at NXP is more than work alone. Join one of the many social activities that are organized by and for employees in the Netherlands, such as our Christmas parties and International Walking Day. We have a YOUNG community that organizes a mix of social and professional events for our young professionals and an active Women in NXP. We also take time to give back to our communities by engaging young girls to learn about Technology during Girls Day or participating in several volunteering activities.

What’s Next?

If you’re excited about this opportunity, we kindly invite you to apply! If you have any questions, we are happy to answer them. Please contact, Chanchal Sharma, Talent Acquisition Specialist on

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