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San Jose, CA
51 to 200 employees
2004
Company - Public (IMI)
Research & Development
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
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Intermolecular is a leading source for advanced materials discovery and understanding. We work closely with our customers using our High Productivity Combinatorial™(HPC) platform to discover, develop and characterize engineered materials for next generation ... Read more

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    Pros

    IMI is full of friendly co-workers and lots of smart people. I would say the culture is pretty healthy. There is a feeling that everyone is on the same team.

    The company is always pushing the bounds into new and interesting R&D projects. You will learn a lot if you engage.

    Similarly, there are lots of opportunities to challenge yourself. The R&D projects are always changing, and each project is unique.

    Cons

    The business is largely out of your hands as an engineer, and IMI has had trouble in the past with winning and keeping customers.

    The customers will not always engage with IMI in the most reasonable manner.

    There will always be a technical problem that you will have to work around.

    Advice to Management

    Get customers that have low overhead cost, and can share tool time with other projects. Separate the core offerings from speculative R&D projects-- the first should take priority.

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Intermolecular Interviews

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    Interview

    phone interview. Pretty smooth. Lots of behavior questions and some of technical questions. Will need to follow up with them for onsite interview. Takes about 30mins for the phone interview. Overall is easy and friendly

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