Strategic Student Program: 3D-IC Intern (Summer 2023)

Job Description

Siemens Digital Industries Software

Strategic Student Program (SSP)


Discover your career with us at Siemens Digital Industries Software!

We are a leading global software company dedicated to the world of computer aided design, 3D modeling and simulation— helping innovative global manufacturers design better products, faster!  With the resources of a large company, and the energy of a software start-up, we have fun together while creating a world class software portfolio. Our culture encourages creativity, welcomes fresh thinking and focuses on growth, so our people, our business, and our customers can achieve their full potential.

We’re currently recruiting interns for our Summer 2023 Strategic Student Program. Our intern positions will allow you to find a career path that most inspires you. Here, you will apply your education to solve real-world problems, and turn theory into practice. At Siemens, our goal is to empower our students to become the next leaders of our company.

We have positions available in software development, user experience, data management, technical marketing, engineering consulting, and research & design innovation. More information on our specific roles is included in this document.

Baseline Requirements:

  • Preferred to be local to Cary, NC or in the Raleigh-Durham area, and able to come into the office 2-3 days/wk

  • Able to work full-time (40 hrs/wk) in Summer 2023 

  • Potential to be extended in Fall 2023

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • At least an undergraduate Junior-status student or above 


  • Paid volunteer time off

  • Employee discounts at our top customer sites

  • Networking with our global leaders

  • Mentorship from senior engineers

  • Individual career development planning

  • Professional and technical workshops

  • Energetic student community

  • Leadership opportunities

Potential for full time offers after university graduation and completion of the program.


3D-IC Intern

Siemens EDA, a leader in the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry, is seeking a self-starting, motivated, and high  performing individual for a paid internship opportunity working with our IC Packaging Applications Engineering team on 2.5D  and 3D IC applications.  The position is expected to require 40 hours per week during the summer.

The primary responsibility for this position will be to develop flows and scripts and/or solutions to automate manual tasks and  interface various tools with one another.  This position also will also involve flow testing and documentation in the form of  application notes. 

This position is based in Siemens EDA’s Cary, North Carolina office and will require weekly in person interaction with the local  team.  The need to travel is not anticipated. 

Job Qualifications:   

  • Rising Junior or above working toward a BS or MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and residing in the Raleigh-Durham area 

  • Working knowledge of EDA data formats (Verilog, LEF/DEF, GDS, OASIS, etc.) is desirable

  • Scripting/Programming:  Python, Tcl, Perl, or similar languages required; Tk based GUI development is a plus

  • Working OS knowledge of Windows and Linux

  • Working competency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 

  • Experience with utilities such as Make and Environment Modules is a plus 

  • Some level of classwork or background with one or more of the following areas related to EDA: 

    • 2.5D and 3D solutions (Si Interposer, FOWLP Package and Interposer, Organic Package) 

    • ASIC design methodology from RTL Synthesis to Physical Implementation phases 

    • Siemens Calibre DRC, LVS, and/or 3DSTACK solutions 

    • Other EDA solutions such as:  Ansys HFSS, Redhawk, Cadence Voltus, or Synopsys PrimeTime 

    • Package Design (Cadence APD/SiP, Mentor Xpedition) 

    • Place and Route solutions: Siemens (Aprisa, Nitro, Tanner), Synopsys (IC Compiler, 3DIC Compiler, Custom 

    • Compiler) and Cadence (SoC Encounter, Innovus, Virtuoso). 

  • Working competency with MS tools 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Solid problem solving and reasoning skills 

  • Possess a passion to learn and perform at the cutting edge of technology 

  • Have a desire to broaden exposure to the business aspects of the technical design world 

  • Enjoy contributing to the success of a great team 

  • Enjoy helping and motivating others to be successful

  • Have the capability to work independently with minimal direction and supervision

The hourly range for this position is $22.00 - $50.00 per hour. Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here: In addition, this position is eligible for time off in accordance with Company policies, including paid sick leave and paid volunteer time off.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Full / Part time: Part-time temporary

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