The semiconductor industry is one of the most exciting and rewarding industries in the world


The semiconductor industry offers compelling job opportunities for today’s math, science and engineering students. No other industry is working simultaneously at the frontiers of material science, electrical engineering, software, and communications—and no other industry in the world holds as much promise to radically shape the future. Careers in the semiconductor industry can help lead to transformative breakthroughs that change society and bring new innovations to people around the globe. The industry has careers paths for a multitude of STEM majors, many of which are today’s top paid majors for college graduates.

Advice from Industry Leaders

Morris Chang’s Advice for Students

Morris Chang created the world’s first dedicated silicon foundry, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, or TSMC. For this and other achievements he has been named a Stanford Engineering Hero. At a celebration co-organized by the Global Semiconductor Alliance, Chang, who holds a Stanford Ph.D., advises today’s students that they will have to acquire not merely knowledge but also understanding to achieve the entrepreneurial mindset required to succeed.

Jen-Hsun Huang’s Advice for Students

Jen-Hsun Huang, co-founder and CEO of Nvidia, talks to 14 year old Elijah about what it means to be an engineer and why the semiconductor industry is a great field to work in.


My Engineer Boyfriend

What does it mean to be an engineer and to work with semiconductors? My Engineer Boyfriend explores the answer to that question through the eyes of someone outside the industry, striving to learn why her loved one enjoys his job working with semiconductors.

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