Intel Corp.

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Overview

Intel Corp. is the world's dominant maker of the microprocessors that run desktop and laptop personal computers, controlling 80% of the PC chip market. The leading maker of chips for the corporate server market, the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company also makes embedded semiconductors for industrial and medical machines

Dell Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. are the company's largest customers.

Intel is continually innovating and evolving as it seeks to stay ahead of its perennial challenger, No. 2 microprocessor maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc.

Intel laid off 5,000 employees in 2009. The company, however, plans to expand into sectors such as software engineering and user-centered design. According to Jobs@Intel, the company's career site, opportunities should open up in those areas in the next five years.

Intel was named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2010 by Fortune Magazine and one of the Top 100 Ideal Employers by Universum’s 2010 student survey.

In 2010, the company acquired security software company McAfee, and purchased Texas Instruments' cable modem chip division.

Culture

Intel's major US campuses have on-site fitness centers and facilities that offer recreational activities such as basketball and volleyball.

Intel’s training program, Intel University, provides a development curriculum, including new employee orientation, cultural integration, skills training and professional certifications. Training programs cover a broad range of topics, including technical subjects, cross-cultural interaction, project management, problem-solving, and effective decision-making.

Recruiting


When interviewing at Intel, highlight your problem solving skills, communication skills, leadership/team skills, adaptability to change and a results orientation.

Intel Corp. has a number of career paths including: engineering, manufacturing, software, materials planning and purchasing, finance, IT, sales and marketing, and site services.



Facts & Resources


Employees:   79,000
Stock Quote   INTC
Company Site:   www.intel.com
Career Site:   Careers



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  • Wind River Systems Inc.
  • RapidMind
  • Ambient Technologies

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