If you’re someone that has even the slightest interest in computers, you’ve probably already heard about Intel before. Or, even if you’re not, you’ve probably seen that blue “Intel inside” sticker on your laptop or your PC at least once before. Either way, today we’re here to discuss some of the most interesting job positions that are available at Intel. Without further ado, let’s begin.
What is Intel?
Intel is a world leading company widely known across the globe. They are most famous for their amazing computer processors that are currently best on the market, and have been for the past decades as well. The company has more than 100,000 employees and this number keeps increasing each year. About 6,500 of those employees are in the headquarters at Santa Clara. Intel has offices spread out all around the globe. If you’re someone that has interest for working at Intel, there’s probably an office in your country or city as well. An interesting fact is that Intel is the holder of the x86 processor architecture patent.
What kind of a career can I start at Intel?
There are many roles that you can work as in Intel. Some of the best and also most interesting ones are engineering, business, graphics, artificial intelligence development, sales and marketing and data science. There are more roles but the ones we just mentioned are the most sought-after ones. According to employees, every single one of these is equally respected and financially covered. Intel respects its workers and that’s always on the top of their list. Now with this being said, you’re probably wondering how you can get recognized by this company and potentially start your own career there. This takes us to our next part.
How can I land a job at Intel?
We all know that connections and contacts are the key for success when it comes to getting recognized or recommended, it is common knowledge. Knowing someone that works or at least worked at Intel will most likely boost your chances of getting referred. This goes for any other company, not just Intel. If you don’t have any contacts however, you can try their LinkedIn page. They’re really active and recruit a larger part of their employees there as well. You can also try to build up your LinkedIn connections and possibly find someone who works are Intel at the moment. Or, you can even try to connect directly with an Intel recruiter instead of waiting to be noticed. The reason we’re stressing the “getting recruited or recommended” option so much is because statistically you have about ninety percent more chance to be successfully hired by Intel if you get referred, and that’s a lot.
What are the benefits of working at Intel?
Like we mentioned earlier, Intel values their employees and treats them with respect. The salary is amazing and ranges from $160k to $220k per year. Other perks of working at Intel is the free things their employees receive such as food, gym access, discounts for their products and free movie and event passes. Also, if you ever decide to quit working at Intel and go somewhere else, the fact that you once worked there will greatly increase your chances of landing a job at another company.