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    I worked at TSMC

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    people in tsmc were very nice

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    different teams were hard to cooperate

TSMC Interviews

Updated Jan 29, 2015
Updated Jan 29, 2015

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    R&D Module Engineer Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at TSMC in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was a PhD student when I found TSMC's North America recruitment on Linkedin. So I sent my resume but didn't specify any particular position for which I want to apply. Few days later I received email of interview invitation.

    Several managers (5-6) joined the interview on Skype. The first question, also the most frequently asked question in all the following interviews is to introduce my research. Guess they want to know my background. I spent about 15 minutes explaining my semiconductor device research, got interrupted few times for questions about the details of the tools I used, the materials, etc. Then spent another 10 minutes or so to describe my work history. They didn't ask any general questions regarding my life, personailty, or what I wanted to do, etc. In the end of first interview they didn't offer any position or anything particular. Just like ending a chat in the conference.

    However few days later, I got a series of phone interviews from the R&D department. Pretty much the same questions as the first interview, but in the end I was confirmed to be considered for a module engineer position. Got an offer in the last interview. Then talked to the HR for more general question like education history. Nothing unexpected nor difficult. The whole process took about an month.

    Havn't gone through the negotiation part, but I guess it's not too flexible for a newbie like me.

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    • Are you considering other companies? Not sure if I should be honest or not. I chose to be honest.   Answer Question
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Website www.tsmc.com.tw
Headquarters Hsinchu City, Taiwan
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (TSM)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

If you're absolutely fabless, this is the company for you. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is the first and largest dedicated silicon foundry (contract semiconductor manufacturer) in the world, with eight plants in Asia and one in the US. TSMC makes chips for fabless semiconductor and systems companies (accounting for about 80% of sales), such as Advanced Micro Devices and Broadcom, and integrated device manufacturers (some 20% of sales), including LSI Corporation and STMicroelectronics. The company gets more than two-thirds of its sales from customers in... More

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