Intern RDATS Haag


Haag, St. Gallen, CH

Employment Type:  Fixed Term Contract



R&D Internship: Vacuum sensor experiments

Are you looking for an opportunity to write your thesis in an industrial environment or obtain valuable industry experience, during or after your technical education? Here is one of many interesting topics we have on offer.

Innovation has always been the driving force at VAT since the company was founded over 50 years ago. This has made us the world leader in vacuum valves and vacuum sealing technology. This pioneering spirit motivates us daily to meet our customers’ requirements with enthusiasm. Together with our employees we stand for passion, innovation and quality. VAT is headquartered in Haag (Switzerland) and employs approximately 3 000 people worldwide. It has production centers in Haag (Switzerland), Penang (Malaysia) and Arad (Romania) as well as a production facility in Xinwu (Taiwan). With our customers mainly being located in the United States and Asia, we provide a great opportunity to start an international career.


What you will explore:

Fueled by the ever-growing demand for computational power, the leading-edge technology nodes (≤ 5 nm) require process control at the atomic scale. At VAT, we are developing next generation vacuum solutions to meet the requirements for a new class of manufacturing processes. As a research & development intern in Haag, SG, you will get the opportunity to work on real-life industrial challenges. You will support the overall operation of R&D engineers through your involvement in daily activities and current projects. Your tasks will include:

• Development and execution of sensor characterization procedures

• Planning, execution and evaluation of experiments (Python)

• Presentations and discussion of your progress in team meetings



  • Master Student in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics or a similar field
  • Fast learner with independent work style, team player with excellent soft skills
  • Passion for cutting-edge technology


What we offer:

  • Practical experience in the semiconductor industry
  • Insight in the R&D of the leading technology for high-end vacuum components
  • Supervision and support by experts in the related topics


Are You Ready for the Challenge?

Then we look forward to receiving your electronic application today!


Start date: ASAP
Workload: 100%
Duration: 6 months