• Digital Systems Intern

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Internship/ Co-op
  • Job Description

    Information Technology Intern 


    Our commitment to excellence doesn’t stop with our technology, it extends to the people we hire. When you join Cree, you’ll find yourself immersed in a culture similar to a startup environment – fast decision making, passionate people and constant innovation. 


    What can Cree do for you? 

    Cree offers an extensive 12-week internship program that aligns with our new hiring model and talent development strategy. Students who are a part of our internship program will develop knowledge and skills within their areas of interest while gaining insight across unit operations. Additionally, you will have the ability to apply academic concepts to real–world business challenges. Intern have the opportunity to be key strategic contributors from the ground up.


    What can you do for Cree? 

    • Bring enthusiasm, creativity, and an open-mind to help strengthen our culture and build on our success 
    • Bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face 
    • Learn from an experienced team 
    • Deepen your understanding of classroom concepts  
    • Gain real-world experience  


    What you need for success: 

    Enrollment in an accredited collegiate program

    Rising Sophomore or Junior standing

    Maintain a 2.5 GPA or above

    Excellent communication skills, attendance and reliability

    Relevant experience

    Ability to work without sponsorship  now or in the future

    Detail oriented, organized, self-motivated with sense of ownership of area of responsibility

    Familiar with basic IT fundamentals

    Working knowledge of Windows 7, 10 and MS Office Suites



    Pereferred Skills:

    • Experience with HTML5, JavaScript and CSS (and libraries such as Node.js, React, Angular JS, etc.)
    • Experience with object-oriented languages such as C#, C++ or Java
    • Experience with relational databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle or MySQL
    • Experience with distributed or centralized version control systems such as Git, TFVC or Subversion
    • Passionate and eager to learn


    At Cree, we’ve spent more than 30 years developing industry firsts as a leader in wide bandgap semiconductor technology. Not familiar with all of our products? That is because we are a part of the invisible revolution; if we do our job right you will never know we were there. Our products make impossible possible like our LEDs that power cities to our Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) components that power electric vehicles, solar energy, telecommunications and industrial, military and aerospace solutions.


    We believe in enabling the world to do more with less. That’s why we encourage each other to think unconventionally, take ownership and solve real problems. Interested in a career at Cree? We want to meet you. Submit your application now.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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